Gutenberg Blocks

Gutenberg is more than an editor. While the editor is the focus right now, the project will ultimately impact the entire publishing experience including customization (the next focus area). Imagine a custom “employee” block that a client can drag to an About page to automatically display a picture, name, and bio. A whole universe of plugins that all extend WordPress in the same way. Simplified menus and widgets. 


Say Hello to the New Editor

One thing that sets WordPress apart from other systems is that it allows you to create as rich a post layout as you can imagine — but only if you know HTML and CSS and build your own custom theme. By thinking of the editor as a tool to let you write rich posts and create beautiful layouts, we can transform WordPress into something users love WordPress, as opposed something they pick it because it’s what everyone else uses.


Full Width Cover Image

This is a subhead block, where you can add a little extra blurb about your post or page. Cool yeah?


Ordered List

  1. The block unifies multiple interfaces. If we add that on top of the existing interface, it would add complexity, as opposed to remove it.
    By revisiting the interface.
  2. We can modernize the writing, editing, and publishing experience, with usability and simplicity in mind, benefitting both new and casual users.
  3. When singular block interface takes center stage, it demonstrates a clear path forward for developers to create premium blocks, superior to both shortcodes and widgets.

Unordered List

  • Considering the whole interface lays a solid foundation for the next focus, full site customization.
  • Looking at the full editor screen also gives us the opportunity to drastically modernize the foundation.
  • And take steps towards a more fluid and JavaScript powered future that fully leverages the WordPress REST API.

Table? Yes please!

Blocks are the unifying evolution of what is now covered, in different ways, by shortcodes, embeds, widgets, post formats, custom post types, theme options, meta-boxes, and other formatting elements. They embrace the breadth of functionality WordPress is capable of, with the clarity of a consistent user experience.

IDFirst NameLast NamePositionSalary
1John DoeCEO$100K
2JaneTripsCTO$95K
3FredTomasMarketing$84K

Beautiful galleries

Posts are backwards compatible, and shortcodes will still work. We are continuously exploring how highly-tailored metaboxes can be accommodated, and are looking at solutions ranging from a plugin to disable Gutenberg to automatically detecting whether to load Gutenberg or not. While we want to make sure the new editing experience from writing to publishing is user-friendly, we’re committed to finding a good solution for highly-tailored existing sites.

And now for the Grid View. The Latest Posts block also displays at wide and full width alignments, so be sure to check those styles as well.


    Blockquote

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    Magnium, MagniumThemes

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    Columns


    Made With Love

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    Made By Writers 

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    Looking ? more?

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    Image Block

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    Wide aligned

    Full Width

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    Video Block

    Lets check out the positioning and styling of the video core block. We will check the wide and full alignments too.

    Wide aligned

    Videos can have captions too!

    Cover Image Block

    Check out the positioning and styling of the cover image core block. We will check the wide and full alignments, as well as left/right.

    Wide aligned

    Wide Cover Image Block

    Full Width

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    Gallery Blocks

    Let us check out the positioning and styling of the gallery blocks.