Today I begun exploring ways to refine the contents of the template inspector for #36951 and stumbled across the idea of visual revisions. I’m thinking it might be neat to have a way to browse through past versions of a document in a more visual manner, similar to Figma. Since revisions are just stored HTML,…
Site Editing iA concepts – Part 2
I shared some designs on make.wordpress.org/design that explore how we might bring some site editing features from Gutenberg to WordPress core for 5.9. Check it out.
Is the writing is on the wall for the WordPress theme as we know it?
The essence of a WordPress theme is: layout (templates) + style = presentation. The template and global style editing features of the site editor are soon going to provide users with tools to create and manage these elements visually in their WordPress back-end. Community initiatives like the pattern directory present opportunities to enrich these features…
Refining the Posts List block
For those not familiar with how WordPress works under the hood, The Query block (and its friends Query Loop and Query Pagination) can be tricky to understand. Attaining this knowledge shouldn’t really be a requirement to do something simple like display some posts from a category on a page that you’re creating. The existing Posts…
Refining template flows in the post editor
Template exercises in relation to a single post are accessed through the following interface(s): In #31591 I outlined some of the issues with this initial UI implementation, and opportunities to enhance the overall UX: For block templates, the experience can be enhanced with visual previews of the templates. Since this is the future, we can…