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Gutenberg – An overview of Blocks, the Editor, and settings

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Here is a video by ‘Do you even Blog’ to gives an overview of WordPress Gutenberg, including a tour of the new settings, as well as the blocks area.



Here’s a List of All the Gutenberg Blocks You Can Use in a Blog Post:

Note: For the average blogger, there are only 4-5 blocks you need to know about, and they’re all incredibly simple.

> Paragraph blocks
> Headline blocks
> Image blocks
> Embed blocks (YouTube videos, etc)
> Quote blocks

3 basic gutenberg blocks
These are easy, I promise!

Below is a complete list of Gutenberg blocks.

Text blocks:

  • Paragraphs
  • Lists
  • Headings
  • Subheads
  • Quotes
  • Pullquotes
  • Verses

Media blocks:

  • Images
  • Cover Images
  • Image Galleries
  • Audio
  • Videos
  • Embeds (all sorts!)

Code blocks:

  • Custom HTML
  • Code (for displaying code)
  • Preformatted
  • Shortcodes

Layout blocks:

  • Columns
  • Page Breaks
  • Separators
  • Spacers
  • Read More

 Other blocks:

  • Buttons
  • “Classic” text
  • Files
  • Tables
  • Recent Posts
  • Archives
  • Categories