Editor component


Screenshot of the block editor in WordPress 5.6.

The Editor component covers:

  • Integration of the Gutenberg block editor, which was added in WordPress 5.0, into WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress..
  • Maintenance of the classic editor, which was the default editor until WordPress 5.0.

💬 Weekly chat Wednesday 14:00 UTC in the #core-editor Slack channel.

Subcomponents: TinyMCE, Autosave, and Quick/Bulk Edit.

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501 open tickets in the Editor component

501 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
11 5 0 0
6.3.2 5 0 0 0
6.4 13 1 0 2
6.5 1 2 0 0
Awaiting Review 335 40 14 0
Future Release 46 23 2 1

501 open tickets. Last 7 days: +8 tickets

104 tickets that have no replies

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  • #50544  Move Navigation screen's PHPPHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 or higher code from 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ to Core
  • #51982  Textarea to which button 'Add 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.' attach to don't get the focus and Blocks from Blocks / Patterns area are placing into the previous place of focus ui
  • #51989  Preview does not reflect layout change on published posts
  • #52054  WordPress 5.6 broke my ability to create posts.
  • #52215  conflictconflict A conflict occurs when a patch changes code that was modified after the patch was created. These patches are considered stale, and will require a refresh of the changes before it can be applied, or the conflicts will need to be resolved. with useBlockProps()
  • #52308  WordPress Editor does not preserve "blank" (empty) lines in Code/Text mode javascriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. https://www.javascript.com/.
  • #52475  Metaboxes unable to be moved to side panel anymore?
  • #52592  PHP notice when the label property is missing from register_block_style
  • #52659  Insert Link tool should not apply anchor tagtag A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.) before anchor has been applied ui
  • #52819  Naming of Reusable block: make it required & unique
  • #53027  gutenberg editor: click on document-outline elements has no effect.
  • #53029  'separate_items_with_commas' does not display in Block editor 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. section
  • #53208  WordPress editor documentation: a few suggested changes docs
  • #53254  YouTube blocks becomes uneditable
  • #53256  Cover images within a column break the editor
  • #53267  Search Form Doesn't Return Results Found in Reusable Blocks
  • #53391  Block editor Code and Preformatted failing to accept text
  • #53439  Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSONJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. response. javascript
  • #53517  Pasting Text
  • #53537  Default content overwrittern when using a default post format
  • #53583  Distraction Free Writing Mode not available on visual tab
  • #53630  Prior State Recall for Panes in Editor (Collapse/Expanded) ui
  • #53698  Published posts auto scrolls on reload
  • #53723  503 Errors in Posts with Complex Gutenberg Content
  • #53791  Small UIUI User interface annoyance in block editor
  • #53810  Template Editor: Code editor view doesn't show the template
  • #53814  Template Editor has no URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org to access it
  • #53864  Feature Requestfeature request A feature request should generally begin the process in the ideas forum, on a mailing list, as a plugin, or brought to the attention of the core team, such as through scope meetings held for each major release. Unsolicited tickets of this variety are typically, therefore, discouraged. – Add sizing options for Video Block ui
  • #53901  I found error in wordpress "Publishing failed. The response is not a valid JSON response." administration
  • #53912  Bug when using Block-styles loading enhancements in WP 5.8
  • #53934  Vimeo embed working in adminadmin (and super admin) and not on post when using private link ui
  • #53952  Reusable blocks – removing from a page treated as an edit of the re-usable block
  • #53999  it didn't save TAGS in post.
  • #54024  Internal links with href=outdated-slug and a data-type data-id as fallback should use that and update href=new-slug instead of resulting in broken link (404)
  • #54046  Uncaught SyntaxError: Invalidinvalid A resolution on the bug tracker (and generally common in software development, sometimes also notabug) that indicates the ticket is not a bug, is a support request, or is generally invalid. regular expression javascript
  • #54220  Issue with link tool in block editor
  • #54305  Transition of block editor width when previewing desktop/tablet/mobile causes multiple resize events (and unnecessary lag)
  • #54417  Featured ImageFeatured image A featured image is the main image used on your blog archive page and is pulled when the post or page is shared on social media. The image can be used to display in widget areas on your site or in a summary list of posts. Exceeds Container ui css
  • #54430  Block Editor does not save text where the ellipsis are in quotation marks .
  • #54445  Space bar doesn't work when typing a post.
  • #54475  CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. Selector in block-library css will broke SVG scaled text rendering in Chrome 96 (Win 10, Win 11, Mac OS) css
  • #54522  unsaved edits should consistently trigger pop-up alert
  • #54587  In some gutenberg blocks the styles setting is not displaying image.
  • #54606  The selectControl component has margin bottom 0 in label of selectControl.
  • #54678  Difference between Posts List block and Query LoopLoop The Loop is PHP code used by WordPress to display posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each post to be displayed on the current page, and formats it according to how it matches specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code in the Loop will be processed on each post. https://codex.wordpress.org/The_Loop. block
  • #54968  Tide Gallery needs responsive design for Mobile
  • #55035  Block themes: Static homepage settings supersedes page template choice
  • #55044  Gallery block UI issue ui css administration
  • #55139  TypeError: k is not iterable javascript
  • #55142  Custom, external or 3rd party styles are not loaded inside the preview iframeiframe iFrame is an acronym for an inline frame. An iFrame is used inside a webpage to load another HTML document and render it. This HTML document may also contain JavaScript and/or CSS which is loaded at the time when iframe tag is parsed by the user’s browser.
  • #55285  Add image brakes page
  • #55314  When saving edits to the footer in editor (betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process.), saving fails
  • #55315  SVGs in editor (beta)
  • #55390  Not able to choose Color picker in customizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings. when the blocks are added in widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. ui javascript css
  • #55421  Different CSS order causes inconsistency between editor and actual page
  • #55548  Unchecked "Uncategorized" checkbox re-checks itself upon publish or update of a post ui
  • #55728  baseURL missing for remotely fetched editor styles
  • #55886  Need to check query loop block thumbnail issue in post template
  • #55916  Font size in post editing is not validated
  • #55945  UI Isssue on 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. list view ui css administration
  • #55951  Page List and Latest Posts Text Colors Do Not Automatically Adjust to Background Color in 6.0 ui
  • #56069  Footer Template Parts and Reusable Blocks Have Added Spacing By Default template
  • #56080  Block Editor Search Function Choke
  • #56082  Block editor does not unset changed/dirty flag for nested types
  • #56464  Event custom metaboxMetabox A post metabox is a draggable box shown on the post editing screen. Its purpose is to allow the user to select or enter information in addition to the main post content. This information should be related to the post in some way. with Gutenberg not showing correctly
  • #56519  Inner blocks serialization bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. in serialize_block function
  • #56627  Underscores are not allowed in block names; error message is misleading.
  • #56744  Inaccuracy in user_can_richedit() function on /wp-includes/general-template.php
  • #56768  Images encoded with Base64 with a given string length appears weird in editor but kills the post render on the site
  • #56859  Blocks: register_block_script_handle() does not account for symlinks
  • #56961  Stack on mobile (media and text block) doesnt work any longer
  • #57004  Lost custom colours
  • #57016  When searching for a block, there is an unexpected blank space at the bottom of the Editor ui
  • #57091  Global Styles: Element styles not working for third-party blocks
  • #57365  "Attempt Block Recovery" functionality broken for buttons "Convert to.." click ui javascript css administration template
  • #57420  Add filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. for wp_theme_get_element_class_name
  • #57495  Cover block: fixed background doesn't work
  • #57499  Featured Image block size options not displaying in FSE
  • #57601  Custom browser user agent breaks visual editor
  • #57849  About supporting markdown officially
  • #58045  Global style change cannot be reverted template
  • #58145  JSJS JavaScript, a web scripting language typically executed in the browser. Often used for advanced user interfaces and behaviors. error: Uncaught ReferenceError: Element is not defined javascript
  • #58153  Ctrl + SHIFT + D conflicts with browser shortcuts
  • #58173  rotate editor
  • #58236  theme.json customTemplates with child themes work wrong template
  • #58260  Enable `elementpath` for the Classic Block TinyMCE editor
  • #58278  [Query Loop][Post Template][Custom dynamic block] Impossible to pass query loop context to a custom dynamic block as the post template context is hard coded.
  • #58328  Floating toolbar labels ui
  • #58508  Gutenberg and CSS ui css administration
  • #58759  Iframed block editor breaks printing some pre-registered scripts enqueued late
  • #58799  Need to add filter to register a template in [NEW] WordPress site editor through a 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party template
  • #58886  When editing a pattern getting console error on chrome browser administration
  • #58975  Replace image deletes the link!
  • #59051  When copying multiple paragraphs, only one is copied
  • #59087  Can’t Paste Markdown Into WP 6.3 Gutenberg, Old Posts are Wonky
  • #59194  Lazy Loading not applying at all in the front page template
  • #59271  Issue With the Duotone filter With Image in Editor
  • #59344  Link UI Goes Off The Screen, Can't Acces Advanced
  • #59363  wp_tag_cloud and apply_filters
  • #59364  When editing Styles > Layout or Block > * > Dimensions, every possible (and unnecessary) combination of global settings is copied to custom styles
  • #59396  Allow the user to add a poster to YouTube videos
  • #59499  Block custom CSS: Fix incorrect CSS when multiple root selectors
  • #59535  Page/Post scrolls up while converting quotes to paragraph
  • #59540  Selecting Open in New Tab closes the link editing window

19 tickets slated for 6.4

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  • #48244  script-loader.php Need to use _n() when more than one results are found javascript
  • #56780  shortcodeShortcode A shortcode is a placeholder used within a WordPress post, page, or widget to insert a form or function generated by a plugin in a specific location on your site. block in block-based template part in a classic theme does not get expanded
  • #58132  Slashes used in block templates slug is a problem on Windows
  • #58827  Publish the Patterns page in the Site Editor to all non-block themes
  • #58910  Reconsider wp_add_fields_to_navigation_fallback_embedded_links() location rest-api
  • #59038  WordPress 6.3 Gutenberg Editor Bug – Editor Unusable javascript
  • #59043  the_excerpt() function return excerptExcerpt An excerpt is the description of the blog post or page that will by default show on the blog archive page, in search results (SERPs), and on social media. With an SEO plugin, the excerpt may also be in that plugin’s metabox. with different length in page load and ajax request on WordPress 6.3
  • #59131  Introduce filters to modify/inspect the blocks returned by `do_blocks()`
  • #59138  Duotone filter selector does not apply when using Image block alignment
  • #59166  Font Library: Font manager for WordPress
  • #59168  Block APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways.: Unnecessary JSON decoding in block parser
  • #59283  Block Editor: Edit permalink slug for posts is only possible after clicking "save as draft"
  • #59388  Add `sync patterns` into docs where reusable block(s) are mentioned docs
  • #59411  Update Editor related npm packages to their latest versions for 6.4
  • #59443  Block Supports: Re-use instance of Tag Processor when adding layout classes performance
  • #59459  AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) for Footnote Block accessibility
  • #59462  Blocks: Introduce a way to enqueue view scripts only when needed for interactivity
  • #59469  Navigation menuNavigation Menu A theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. WordPress includes an easy to use mechanism for giving various control options to get users to click from one place to another on a site. styles are missing
  • #59499  Block custom CSS: Fix incorrect CSS when multiple root selectors

501 open tickets

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