Category: Ideation

  • 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 […]

  • Ideating on template part flows

    The Template Part block existing in the Site Editor isn’t much more than a proof of concept right now. The recent addition of the area taxonomy has enabled us to present semantic variations for things like headers and footers, but many key flows remain ripe for design optimisation. This week I shared some ideas on […]

  • 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 […]

  • Refining border controls in the editor

    Making use of the sidebar controls and components concepts we worked on last year. Follow along in #31337 😎

  • Migrating document attributes from the Inspector to the Top Bar

    With Full Site Editing approaching, we’re exploring ways to better prepare the post editor for this richer editing experience. One enhancement being considered is moving the post title off the canvas, and into the Top Bar. The reasoning for this change is that not all templates actually display the post title. So if you’re editing […]