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How to add blocks in Gutenberg

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There are four main ways to add blocks from within the Gutenberg editor.


By hitting enter, you automatically create a new paragraph block (which can be changed)

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Hovering your mouse at the middle-top of any block brings up an “insert block” button.

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Clicking the upper-left “plus” button adds a block below your currently selected block.

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After you’ve hit enter to add a new block–you can then select a few commonly-used block options (located on the lower-right of the block)

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