Suggesting patterns when inserting blocks
Inserting a block is one of the most common tasks that occurs in the block editor. It is however currently a rather sterile experience. You insert an image, you see an image. That is all fair and well, but with block patterns there’s an opportunity to inspire authors to create more elaborate designs in their…
Categories: Block patterns, Blocks, Gutenberg, Ideation
Full screen modal, WordPress edition
Following up on my last post, I decided to play around with how the iOS-esque full screen modal design would translate to the Site Editor in WordPress. This is now being discussed in a pull request on github.
Full screen modal
Quick exploration on how an iOS-style full screen modal translates to desktop. Codepen here.
Persistent panels in Gutenberg?
Work is under way to transform the block list view into a persistent sidebar which is going to greatly enhance how one navigates through complex documents with multiple nested blocks. I was chatting with Shaun Andrews about the possibility of the Inserter panel was also being persistent, and stacking with the list view. This would…
i2: On-canvas transition between content and template editing
The idea here is to display all block controls while editing content, but apply some kind of “disabled” visual treatment to them. Adjusting the opacity is probably easiest, but there are most likely other options to explore as this may not be accessible enough (color contrast). I’m keen to get the flow right initially and…
Categories: Gutenberg, Templates, Uncategorized