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Opened 11 months ago

Last modified 11 months ago

#49827 new defect (bug)

WP 5.4 Block Editor width

Reported by: mbeerli Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.4
Component: Editor Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


When in a post (edit mode) the title is quite wide, the below blocks are very narrow and I do not see any option to widen all Blocks. This must be a bug.

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block width in edit mode

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Change History (3)

11 months ago

block width in edit mode

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
11 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Editor

#2 @Otto42
11 months ago

It is not a bug, the default width of the editor space is 580 pixels. If the space needs to be larger because the theme provides a wider area on the page, then the theme itself should style the editor to be wider using editor-styles.


Changing the width of the editor is specifically mentioned:


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