Design Share: Nov 6-Nov 17

This is a bi-weekly update of work the design group contributed to. Work happens in overview issues, and in needs design, or needs design feedback issues.

Sticky table elements

A PR to make table 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. columns and pagination permanently visible regardless of scroll position. This ensures the data inside each cell can always be interpreted, and that pagination is locked in the same position.

URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL popover

A back-of-napkin sketch to explore how we might tidy up the edit URL UIUI UI 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..

Audio components improvement

In the context of improving the style and interaction of all audio components, the global player was enhanced with a new look and feel and more consistent spacings. The project is done and all changes are online.


Latest spec for the new DropdownMenu component (now with flyout menu support ✨). Follow along in this issue. Figma prototype here.

Range Date Picker

Initial sketch of an enhanced date picking component with support for range selection.

Styles Panel

This is an iteration of some of the styles panel work, making use of some of the newer admin concepts that we’ve been exploring, with the general idea being to bring the current global styles sidebarSidebar A 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. into the site editor view. Issue.

Events redesign

There’s a new design for the first version of an Events section. The design aims to provide more event information to ease its discovery and highlight the active community behind it.

Setting the homepage in the Site editor

A very quick mockup to explore bringing homepage settings into the site editor.

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