Roster of design tools per block (WordPress 6.6 edition)

Below you find a table that lists all coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. blocks available in the inserter marks in the grid the feature they support in the 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. editor. It’s a basic lookup table that helps developers to find the information quickly.

While this post is released as part of 6.6, the content summarizes changes between 6.1 and 6.6. This is an update of the post published for the 6.1 release and provides a cumulative list of design supports added with the last five WordPress releases.

The features covered are:

  • Align
  • Typography,
  • Color,
  • Dimension,
  • Border,
  • Layout,
  • Gradient,
  • Duotone,
  • Shadow,
  • Background image*
  • Pattern overrides / Block Bindings (PO/BB)

*Note: In WordPress 6.6, the background image tools are only available for Group, Pull quote, Site Logo blocks and as side-wide feature. For Quote, Verse and Post content blocks, it’s only in GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party 18.6 and slated for WordPress 6.7.

Updated on July 3 with the list tracking issues to add various design tools to core blocks, so one can follow along the progress.

Work in progress

The issue Tracking: Addressing Design Tooling Consistency lists tracking issues for individual block supports.

Props to @annezazu and @juanmaguitar for review.

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