Design Share: Jun 5–Jun 16

Hi, all! Here are a few projects the Design Team has contributed to over the past couple of weeks.

Pattern Library

Closing in towards completion are two important phase 2 PRs as shepherded by Glen, Aaron and Saxon, with aim to have a version of this in 6.3. PRs to follow, 51144, 51078.

Modal radius

Small PR to update the border radius from 8px to 4px to better match buttons that sit inside.

Toolbar button refinements

Issue outlining some visual improvements to how the buttons on the right side of the editor toolbar can be refined a bit. Issue.

Styling drop caps

New issue outlining how we can add more customization controls to the drop cap option. Issue.

Styling and customizing ordered and unordered lists

New issue outlining improvements to the list 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. controls, such as customizing the bullet, the type of numeral, color, or size. Issue.

Add template explorations

Polishing some details around the current flow, including updating the template titles. Also exploring a longer-term update which brings the add-template flow into the command palette.

Home template details panel

Putting the finishing touches on the Home template details panel. PR here.

Site editor publishing

PR to add a publish flow that works in context of the new content/template editing split.

Learn Refresh

Higher res version. With the first sketch shared early the WordPress core Slack to gather initial impressions, sections in the Learn categoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging. on The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. are being revisited in a minimal and pragmatic way, with a new design language that can be systematically applied to multiple pages and sections. Note that these mockups are still just that, mockups, which is why they are full of lorem ipsum text and without all current feedback applied yet (please keep it coming). Hopefully the design language can inspire content updates that can leverage and inform these designs.

If you have updates you’d like to include in the next Design Share, please drop a note in the Design channel on the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

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