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My Favourite Block – Vanilla

My Favourite Block, by Herb Miller, is an extract from a lightning talk of the same name. This is the plain PDF version. ie. It’s just the poem.


My Favourite Block – Annotated

My Favourite Block – Annotated, by Herb Miller, is an extract from a lightning talk given at the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup in May 2019.



  • Choose to display: Downloads, Download Categories or Download Tags.
  • Set the Downloads Per Page and Columns to display. Defaults: 9 and 3.
  • For Downloads there are toggles for: Buy Button, Price, Thumbnails, Excerpt, Full Content and Pagination.
  • The Excerpt must be explicitely defined. It’s not automatically extracted from the content.
  • Choose the Sort order from a number of options.
  • For Download you can select the Download Category.
  • For Categories there are toggles for: Thumbnails, Category Name, Category Description, Count and empty categories.
  • For Tags there are toggles for: Thumbnails, Tag Name, Tag Description, Count and empty tags.