Block Navigation

Block Navigation sidebar panel for the new Block editor.

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Demo – Documentation – GitHub Block Navigation provides a sidebar with the current post/page’s blocks and some tools to facilitate the editing process in the new Gutenberg editor. Features The features are especially useful for nested blocks – blocks that are inside parent blocks which are difficult to select or move in the editor. Inside the panel several utilities are included to enhance the UX, such as: Dragging blocks to a different location Moving blocks by click Selecting blocks Easily recognising the block from a small snippet of the block’s content The user can select a dark or light color scheme, from the multiple included. Plugin and Theme developers The plugin also provides some features for Plugin and Theme developers, such as: Click and Copy the block’s clientId Click to console.log helpful data from the block Usage Inside the Post editor on the right side of the top Block’s Toolbar the plugin icon/button should appear (if not, please read the FAQ below). Click the icon/button to open the plugin sidebar. Credits Images from the readme banner and screenshots belong to Charles Postiaux.

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Demo – Documentation – GitHub Block Navigation provides a sidebar with the current post/page’s blocks and some tools to facilitate the editing process in the new Gutenberg editor. Features The features are especially useful for nested blocks – blocks that are inside parent blocks which are difficult to select or move in the editor. Inside the panel several utilities are....

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Memory Usage

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- 0.02s
/(front page)
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
- 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.06s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.22s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.05s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.11s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.2s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.1s
/wp-admin/upload.php
- 0.09s

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+ 0.86KB
/ (front page)
+ 0.15KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.01KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.14KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.15KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.15KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.03KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.07KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 1.99KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 1.5KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.95KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.01KB

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