Reading 2022-02-10


  • Ref:: Notion blog
  • Title:: The data model behind Notion's flexibility
  • Author:: Jake Teton-Landis
  • Year of publication:: 2021
  • Category:: Blog
  • Topic::

Notes from reading

Everything you see in Notion is a block. Text, images, lists, a row in a database, even pages themselves — these are all blocks, dynamic units of information that can be transformed into other block types or moved freely within Notion


The content attribute of a block is what stores the array of block IDs (or pointers) referencing those nested blocks