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Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#48069 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

meta boxes are overlaid on gutenberg block area

Reported by: willfloyd's profile willfloyd Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.2.3
Component: Editor Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:


On several sites I'm working on, I notice that the meta boxes have crept up to the top of the page and are obscuring the view of the Gutenberg blocks they're supposed to be after on the page.

I was able to fix it in the developer tools.

The change is located here:
(and their minifications)

change the height property of the following:
.block-editor-writing-flow { height: auto; }

Change History (2)

#1 @JarretC
5 years ago

Are you using Chrome? Try to update as mentioned here

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
5 years ago

  • Component changed from Administration to Editor
  • Keywords has-dev-note removed
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hello @willfloyd, welcome to WordPress Trac!

Thanks for the report. This has already been reported in #48018 and upstream at, so I'm going to close this ticket.

Based on the comments, installing the Gutenberg plugin might help for the moment.

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