Block-Level WYSIWG Editors

This was sent in Issue #26 of Squirrel Notes on April 3, 2019.

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.)

This is item #129 in a sequence of 305 items.

You can use your left/right arrow keys or swipe left/right to navigate