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RevisionsRevisionsThe WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision.
Featured ImageFeatured imageA 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. improvements
A new language icon for polyglots to use, or to go with the lang attribute control.
In the site view of the site editor, each sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. section you navigate to we’ve referred to as “detail panels” or “drilldown details”. They are a good opportunity to surface high level options, without needing to dive into the edit view.
You can create pages from a variety of locations, such as URLURLA specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org dialogs, navigation items, the command center, or the site editor. An important part of a site building flow is also to create a slew of pages initially as you are building out your site, then edit them later. These mockups imagine a unified modal for this.
Pattern modal updates
When creating things like Query Loops, Templates, and Headers, there are prompts in the site editor that ask the user to choose a pattern. Previously these prompts opened small, cramped modals that forced the user to scroll a lot to see all the options. They now open comfier ‘full screen’ modals that are capable of showing many patterns at once.
Call for testing: content/template split in the site editor
Mockup showing how an “Add new page” detail panel could look like as invoked from the site editor.
On-canvas radius manipulation
A quick mockup to demonstrate how we might enable users to change the corner radius of a 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. without having to open the Inspector.
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