Assistant _to_ the Regional Designer

Canvas Width

I’m working on designs for the brand new Patterns section for WordPress.org. This new section of the site will allow anyone to create and submit patterns — a collection of WordPress blocks — that can be shared and used by any WordPress site.

One aspect of build a great pattern is understanding how your design adapts to various widths. And I don’t just mean device widths, like a tablet or phone — but also container widths. In the world of the block editor, you can place patterns within wide pages or narrow columns, and your pattern must adapt accordingly.

Here’s how a Width tool could work when designing and building a pattern…

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