Core Editor chat summary: 13th September 2023

This post summarises the weekly editor chat meeting (agenda for 13th September meeting) held on 2023-09-13 14:00 UTC in Slack. Moderated by @get_dave.

Status Updates

Updates based on updated scope for site editing projects

Task Coordination


  • I’ve been working on refactoring how the block toolbar is semantically communicated in the DOM by moving it to render in the editor headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes., rather than within the editor canvas.
  • The is a PR as a proof of concept. It is not ready to really be reviewed but is useful for seeing the direction it’s going


Open Floor

Registering Variations for Posts terms and Nav blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.

  • They are about creating variations on the server side for the post terms block and the navigation link block.
  • They happen too early, so custom taxonomies and post types may not be registered yet.
  • @get_dave suggested raising PRs and he would support with reviews or getting others to contribute.

Keep selected size on changing image in Image block

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