6.3 puts your templates, content, and patterns all into one place. Now you can go from site creation to completion without ever leaving the Site Editor.
Your page and template, together
Create, browse, and edit pages directly from within the Site Editor with your template in view.
View, find, and edit pages without leaving the Site Editor.
Get a page snapshot
View high-level page information, settings, and more.
Now edit your content and template in the Editor, easily switching between them.
You can now publish one or many pages directly from within the Site Editor.
Meet the Command Palette
The new Command Palette introduces a quick way to search your site and access common commands.
The new Command Palette is a fast new way to search your editor preferences and access common commands.
Switch tasks fast
Make switching between editing pages, posts, templates, or patterns more efficient than ever.
All your patterns in one place
The new patterns page is where you can manage all your patterns, including template parts and synced patterns.*
Get a sense of how all your site's patterns feel together.
Create new patterns in isolation before adding them to a page.
Remove unused patterns or duplicate existing ones before editing.
Use synced patterns* so that one change applies to all parts of your site.
Efficient utilization of server resources makes for a faster site and better visitor experience.
170+ performance updates
6.3 adds support for the Scripts API and fetchpriority support for images.
Improved load times
Block template resolution, image lazy-loading, and the emoji loader all get faster.
400+ bug fixes
With over 500 new features and enhancements and more than 400 bug fixes, this release is packed with improvements to the WordPress experience.
Rediscover the top toolbar
Show or hide content with the Details Block
Set aspect ratios on images
Manage menus more easily in the Site Editor
Track and revert style revisions
Build your site distraction-free
Annotate content with the Footnotes Block
Preview block themes before activating
*Synced patterns were previously referred to as “reusable blocks.”