Direct Manipulation with Medium.com
The magic of Medium is that it provides a one-size-fits-all approach to blogging, and polishes that experience to a sheen. Users have no control over the visual styling of their content beyond simple text formatting and image alignment; there is one and only one type of content; customization of presentation is impossible. It’s closer to a simple WYSIWYG word processor than a traditional web publishing tool.
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WordPress block-based editing
Like many systems, WordPress moved to a block-based editor with version 5.0. They called it “Gutenberg.” In this image, you can see the block menu on the left. Stretches of narrative text are just micro-blocks of structured content, rendered on top of each other, and designed to look like an unbroken stretch of content.