Editor wish list for 4.3

This is a list with improvement we’ve been planning for 4.3 and beyond. It’s open for suggestions and discussion, and it will continuously be updated.

  • Improve the editor on mobile. – #29923
    • Contextual floating toolbar.
    • Fix touch and focus issues. – #31247
    • Improve the spacing around the editor?
    • Combine “Add Media” with any buttons added by plugins. – #29989
  • Save and update without a page reload. For this we will need to look into nonce refreshing. – #7756
  • cmd/ctrl+S should work in the text editor and when the visual editor is not focussed. – #31655
  • Fix word count. – #30966
  • Bullet list shortcut. – #31441
  • Drag and drop linked images, captioned images and views. – #28272, #28003, #28826
  • Caption placeholder. – #32175
  • Add tests for our TinyMCE plugins. – #31596
  • Remove old Distraction Free Writing? – #30949
  • Improve editor scrolling.
  • Better default editor styles. – #31253, #32176
  • Inline link form. – Mock ups from @joen. One step done.
  • Leaving dialog. – #28566

Some things we started looking at for future releases:

  • Better structure for metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. boxes. (needs tickets, mock ups)

Anything you’d like to see in this releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. or would like to work on? Please leave a comment.

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