This release includes a new plugin UI refresh for both ACF 6.0 and ACF PRO 6.0, pagination for repeater fields with large amounts of data, and new generation of ACF Blocks.
This has been a big effort from all involved. Thanks to all those that tested out the beta and RC releases we’ve put out over the last few months.
It’s been some time since the ACF UI has had a lick of paint, and there’s a good reason for that. It’s worked so well since it was introduced and has always felt native to WordPress’ own UI. However, never changing something or improving on it isn’t a path we want to take. We’ve been planning a refresh of the UI for sometime, to try and keep the plugin inline with other Delicious Brains plugins that had been refreshed recently, such as WP Migrate.
It’s something that has been on the minds of ACF users as well. When we acquired the plugin in 2021, we reached out to users to ask for the top 3 things they would like to see. UI improvement requests were a common theme: