A proposal to open WordPress core inline images in a modal window

I wrote a blog post on the Make Flow blog today regarding an initiative for a more intuitive image detail viewing experience.

I think it would be good to have a modal option for viewing image details, versus linking to the attachment page or raw image. Other platforms do this and it’s far superior.

I think there are tests to do in a small feature plugin for a feature like this, but I do challenge us to consider whether it’s core territory, and I think it is.

The blog post resulted from a conversation in the #core-flow Slack channel today, where we’re conversations are happening regarding all sorts of UX features of WordPress.

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