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Query blockBlockBlock 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.
The Query block is coming along in this PR. This is HUGE for pages that want to display posts with specific categories, tags, etc.
The Query Block allows users to create a search on the site and choose blocks to display content from the matching posts. This allows users to highlight specific content or areas of their sites.
The Block Navigator is getting some features that allow moving blocks and other common actions.
The new Welcome Guide redesign is about to be merged.
What’s New modal
A “What’s new” UIUIUI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. has been proposed for GutenbergGutenbergThe 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/ recently. This will help convey any user-facing changes to users who don’t frequent the make blogs. I particularly love this idea!
Continued efforts are explored through design work about how to add template parts, how to select existing template parts, etc.
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