ContentTECH Summit 2020

Editorial Building Blocks: Creating the Airstream Supply Company

In August 2020, Andrew and Jay presented a case study of how the use of block editors changed the game when creating Airstream Supply Company. This is a collection of all the resources they mentioned along with links and citations for further exploraton.

Andrew Cafourek

Managing Partner

Lat Long

@acafourek

andrew@latlo.ng

Jay Cullis

Content Manager

Airstream

@jaycullis

jcullis@airstream.com

All of our slides can be downloaded here.

You can get a taste of the new Gutenberg editor with this interactive online demo or read more about it here.

In-line content editor examples can be found when editing a post on both Tumblr and Medium.

We've made a short demo video of the Gutenberg editor in action.

If you're using Drupal, you can find blocks that can be used for bith WordPress and Drupal at GutenbergCloud.org. There is also a project called Drupal Gutenberg aiming to bring the entire Gutenberg experience to the Drupal platform.

Editor.js is an open source platform for adding block editor capabilities to any product.

Notion.so is a great collaboration tool totally focused on organizing information with blocks.

To see Airstream Supply Company in action visit AirstreamSupplyCompany.com

We built many custom blocks for the site and you can rewatch Jay's video walkthrough of some of our favorites anytime. The video can be found here using the password "airstream".

Check out the Round Trip: Joshua Tree story we talked about and get inspired by some of our other favorite destinations as well.

There are numerous plugins out there for adding useful blocks to your site. A few of our favorites are:

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