Category: Ideation

  • 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 […]

  • Another concept for contextual block pattern insertion

    This one is proving rather tricky to get right! Feedback on previous iterations from the Full Site Editing Go / No Go discussion that took place this week indicates that seeing the pattern carousel on the canvas can be problematic. It’s beginning to feel like one of those situations where a little friction in the […]