Block-Level WYSIWG Editors

From Issue #26

Medium ushered in mainstream acceptance of the “composite page” model, where editors created rich content by stacking structure “blocks” on top of each other. (Yes, yes, I know – they weren’t the first, but they were the best, and they made it popular.)

I feel like client-side editors in this space are getting better, and opening this up to a whole new level of CMS. Here are two options:

Maybe I’m just slow to catch up here, but the functionality of these tools might signal a change (simplification?) in the paradigm of page composition.

(I do want to point out this 11-year-old post from Gadgetopia: Composite Pages and Embeddable Content. I was talking about composite pages before it was cool… /hipster.)

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