Gutenberg 13.6 Adds Pattern Modal Support for Custom Post Types, Expands Creation of Template Types

Gutenberg 13.6 Adds Pattern Modal Support for Custom Post Types, Expands Creation of Template Types

Gutenberg 13.6 was released this week with an expansion of full-site editing features and 26 bug fixes.

One of the highlights includes the addition of the pattern modal for users when they create new content within a custom post type. WordPress 6.0 introduced the ability to display patterns in a modal when a user creates a new page. The idea is to give them an optional jump start instead of just a blank page. In Gutenberg 13.6, this feature has been expanded to include custom post types, which developers can enable selectively.

image credit: Gutenberg 13.6 release post

The other headline feature for this release is the expansion of template types in the Site Editor. Users can now create a template for all of the posts of a specific post type. This is a major enhancement for WordPress’ underlying CMS features, as it allows more customization than ever before without having to edit any code or know how to create custom templates. Version 13.6 also introduces the ability to create a template for a specific post.

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This article was written by Sarah Gooding and originally published on WP Tavern.

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