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As part of this, she showed how you can now create layouts where the Site Icon can be next to the Site Title or a three cards can always have the same height with a Button 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. at the bottom. This led to a discussion both around how even a few additional controls has a big impact for increasing the design possibilities along with some pain points with the current system. For the latter, as it related to one of the demos, could we do something to make it easier for setting things like width automatically rather than individually for each column?
Thinking about layout from a designer perspective
@saxonafletcher, a designer who has thought deeply about these problems, shared some high level thoughts on how he aims to approach this work:
How can we make layout more accessible to more people regardless of technical knowledge?