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Monthly Roundup – March 2021

  • Post Author
    By Reyes Martínez
  • Post Date
    Sat Apr 10 2021

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Welcome back to our monthly roundup! Here’s what’s been up with us and the community lately.


Frontity’s latest release includes bug fixes and some improvements that have allowed us to start testing the AMP package implementation.

  • Besides this, the REST API – Head Tags plugin now works with the latest version of the All In One SEO plugin (^4.0.16).
  • Take a look at what’s new in the release notes.

Kasper Aamodt released an npm package for Contact Form 7 that fixes some bugs from the one currently existing. It works with the latest version of both Frontity and the plugin. Thanks for the great work! 🙌

New docs

This past month the DevRel team worked on some new pages and guides that we hope will make your work and experience with Frontity easier:

More recently, we published a new section for the state.source.auth property, which allows you to add authentication requests to the WP REST API via the wp-source package.

Community projects

Kasper Aamodt shared with the community the company website he built with Frontity for his new side business:

  • The GitHub repo, along with more details about his experience with the framework, can be found in this post.
  • In addition, Kasper published his theme in npm so that it’s available to the community. It has out-of-the-box support for Gutenberg, dark mode and fetching menus from WordPress.

Assembly Online 20 is an interesting project that Ossi Pesonen developed for this Finnish digital festival last year.

The team at Frontback decided to use Frontity for building some of their client’s company sites like and You can learn more about these projects by visiting the team’s portfolio.

Orballo recently created a very tiny router (source agnostic) for Frontity in order to keep building his side projects with the framework, even though they are not WordPress projects. Head over to this post to learn more about it. 🧐


We published a new video on How to use non WordPress routes in Frontity. In this session Luis also shows how the data is distributed in the state, and how you can use handlers to create custom links in a Frontity​ project.

The DevRel team created a new for the Frontity Examples repo with an index and brief explanations of all demos. These are the ones that have been added in the last weeks:

  • WP-Comments demo: learn how to use the @frontity/wp-comments package in order to add WordPress comments to your project.
  • Intersection Observer Hooks demo: this shows how to use the Intersection Observer Hook useInView available in the @frontity/hooks package.
  • Infinite Scroll Hooks demo: this project demonstrates how to use the Infinite Scroll Hooks available in the @frontity/hooks package.

Yudiz Solutions published two new posts on Frontity:

In addition, the same team has organized an online meetup about How to integrate WordPress plugins in Frontity which will take place next 18th of April. Check out the meetup page for more details. 🗓️

Jyolsna JE shows you 10 Frontity Themes which you can use to start building your headless WordPress website.

Will Morris wrote another great post on how to build a WordPress web app with Frontity in 4 easy steps at

Other stuff

WP Tavern recently launched a new podcast called Jukebox. In the first episode they interview Josepha Haden and discuss WordPress’ past, present and future.

Last month, the WordPress Huelva group organized an online meetup to talk about decoupled WordPress. If you speak Spanish, you might enjoy watching the recording: WordPress desacoplado con Lucy e Ignacio (Thanks for mentioning Frontity!)

Talking Full Site Editing with Matías Ventura (WP Briefing Podcast): a very interesting Q&A session about WordPress full site editing with Matías Ventura.

That’s all for now. As always, feel free to reach out and share your projects with us. We love hearing from you!