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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584 open tickets in the Editor component

584 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
14 5 0 0
6.6.2 4 0 0 0
6.7 11 9 0 0
Awaiting Review 386 59 22 0
Future Release 46 25 2 1

584 open tickets. Last 7 days: +21 tickets

126 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?
  • #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
  • #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.
  • #54653  Alphabetically sorted Headers in a Single Blog Post
  • #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
  • #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
  • #56506  Used default separator style in editor but It's showing Wide Line Separator style in My Patterns ui
  • #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
  • #57817  Navigation block frame responsive issue
  • #57849  About supporting markdown officially
  • #58045  Global style change cannot be reverted template
  • #58153  Ctrl + SHIFT + D conflicts with browser shortcuts
  • #58173  rotate editor
  • #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.
  • #58508  Gutenberg and CSS ui css administration
  • #58720  Page-Specific template in Site Editor detaches itself from the page when page slug is updated. administration template
  • #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
  • #59194  Lazy Loading not applying at all in the front page template
  • #59228  Links in 6.3 missing new window.nofollow.etc
  • #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
  • #59565  WordPress Block Editor Tag Limit Bug
  • #59773  WP-Admin post editor JSJS JavaScript, a web scripting language typically executed in the browser. Often used for advanced user interfaces and behaviors. createPreloadingMiddleware has PHP WP_Query deliver Drafts while in editor they are not
  • #60005  Video block shows a blank white square with play button instead of video placeholder in mobile view.
  • #60063  Add a dynamic hook to filter the pre-rendered content of a single block.
  • #60075  Heading-Level Tooltip prevents from selecting a level
  • #60107  Classic editor cursor control ui
  • #60151  FSE theme Styles select Issue ui
  • #60152  Footnotes save to public, unprefixed "footnotes" field
  • #60378  gdlr-edit-box.js Uncaught TypeError: temp_settings is undefined javascript
  • #60396  Color Picker picks color by hex value
  • #60464  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. in Patterns -> Template Parts -> General -> An item in it.
  • #60587  Block hooksHooks In WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same.: Allow filtering of block data on traversal
  • #60829  Improve shortcode support for link fields
  • #60956  Incorrect copy-paste behavior in the header ui
  • #60976  register_block_type not working with Oxygen
  • #61001  Hide the Editor Page Title when the current Template is "Page No Title" ui css administration template
  • #61018  Block editor color selector displays incorrect color information
  • #61058  Edit Permalinks, Date, Time and Visibility not working on 6.5.2
  • #61270  Error notice Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response.
  • #61346  Dashicons are not available in Tablet and Mobile view in the Block editor
  • #61368  Continuous issue to access due to maintenance?
  • #61472  Widths of Row/Stack inside of a Stack in Gutenberg Editor
  • #61517  New swap template feature make website not repond template
  • #61551  Page template list lacks sorting ui administration
  • #61592  6.6-RC2 Editing/Inserting Synced pattern (reusable block) with server side rendering broken.
  • #61599  Can synchronize with pages and templates ? administration template
  • #61600  Import of scheduled posts
  • #61664  Can't insert a reusable block and other problems

20 tickets slated for 6.7

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  • #29838  Post editing area: keyboard 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), tab order and focus ui accessibility
  • #52592  PHP warning when the label property is missing from register_block_style
  • #56780  shortcode 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
  • #59270  Excerpts Not Showing Bold Text …
  • #59462  Blocks: Introduce a way to enqueue view scripts only when needed for interactivity
  • #59595  Improve performance of WP_Theme_JSON::compute_style_properties performance
  • #60654  Install several formats of the same font one by one is not possible
  • #60716  Font Library: Replace error message "A font face matching those settings already exists" with notice
  • #60756  Block Hooks: Toggle (re-)inserts hooked block in wrong position (if added by filter)
  • #61154  Fix the 'attributes' dynamic property in WP_Block php-compatibility
  • #61181  Implement a filter to customize output on _block_bindings_post_meta_get_value
  • #61210  Custom Template Not working
  • #61264  Move default rendering mode setting to block_editor_settings_all hook in PHP to allow customizing it
  • #61265  Add class name for block variations
  • #61280  Block Variations: Allow server-side registration via variations.php
  • #61446  Move content processing in get_the_block_template_html() to filters.
  • #61466  Block Bindings: Add support for image caption
  • #61505  Add support for positioning child blocks inside a Grid block.
  • #61679  Reimplement caching in `wp_add_global_styles_for_blocks()` performance

584 open tickets

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