Block-based Themes Meeting Summary: Sept. 2, 2020


  • Potential upgrade path for existing themes:
  • Theme authors should offer their perspective to help prioritize tasks for the features of the Query 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.:


During the discussion we tried to prioritize missing pieces of functionality for block-based themes, going through tags from the overview issue on github.

Missing pieces and functionality for FSEFSE Short for Full Site Editing, a project for the Gutenberg plugin and the editor where a full page layout is created using only blocks. was highlighted (view the full chat here) and discussed. The results were posted as a comment on the GitHub issue.