Nov 022018
 

Adding Blocks In WordPress Gutenberg post talks about the different tools you can use when adding blocks, titles, images, galleries and other blocks.

Last Updated: February 17, 2022

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The following tutorial shows you the different tools you can use and different settings you can configure when adding blocks, images, galleries and other blocks.

The following shows you a small list of tools and settings you will learn about.

Tools , Settings For Blocks

  • H2
  • H3
  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Align left
  • Align center
  • Align right
  • and more

WordPress Gutenberg Editor Tutorials:

Adding Blocks In WordPress Gutenberg

Step 1 ) The following image shows you the title and content block when adding a new post.

Gutenberg New Post Editor

  • Add title field
  • Text block

add-new-wordpress-post-gutenberg-editor

Change Permalinks

Step 2 ) The following image shows you how to edit the permalink structure.

change-wordpress-post-permalink-gutenberg-editor

Add Heading Tools

Step 3 ) The following image shows you the different tools you see when adding a heading to the content of a post.

Add Heading Tools

  • Heading: Change block type or style
  • Change heading level
  • Change text alignment
  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Link
  • More
  • Options

add-wordpress-post-heading-gutenberg-editor

Step 3-a ) The following image shows you the block settings in the top right editor options.

Heading Block Settings

  • Typography
  • Color
  • Advanced

add-wordpress-post-heading-settings-gutenberg-editor

Add Image Tools

Step 4 ) The following image shows you different tools you can use when adding an image to the content of a post.

Note: When adding a gallery the procedure is the same as adding an image.

Add Image Tools

  • Image: Change block type or style
  • Apply duotone filter
  • Change alignment
  • Insert link
  • Crop
  • Add text over image
  • Replace
  • Options

Add Caption

  • Bald
  • Italic
  • Link
  • More

add-image-to-wordpress-post-gutenberg-editor

Step 4-a ) The following image shows you the block settings in the top right editor options.

Image Block Settings

  • Styles
  • Image settings
  • Advanced

add-image-to-wordpress-post-settings-gutenberg-editor

Content Editor More Options

Step 5 ) The following image More Options allows you to manage and set up the following options when adding an image, gallery and other blocks to the content in a post.

Content Editor More Options

  • Hide more settings
  • Copy
  • Duplicate
  • Insert Before
  • Insert After
  • Move to
  • Edit as HTML
  • Add to Reusable Blocks
  • Group
  • Remove block

more-options-in-wordpress-content-gutenberg-editor

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That is how simple it is to add blocks to the content in a post and page.

If you have any questions please let me know. I will be updating this tutorial from time to time.

Enjoy.

I have been working in IT since 1999 and I enjoy the challenges it brings me. I love developing websites with WordPress. I spend a lot of time helping out in wordpress.org forums. I have been writing tutorials since 2011. Now I am learning how to manage my own VPS "Virtual Private Server.

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