During this video tutorial, we are going to take a look at The Block WordPress Editor, step-by-step.
What is “The Block WordPress Editor” ?
“The block editor in WordPress allows developers to create their own blocks. There are some awesome WordPress plugins offering block bundles for the new editor.” according to wpbeginner.com
The Block WordPress Editor is also known as “Gutenberg editor” and “offers an array of blocks that can be used to create media-rich pages and posts. You can control the layout of the blocks with ease, to build visually appealing web pages,” click here for more information.
From your WordPress dashboard, select “Plugins” from the menu on the left-hand side. Here you can see all the installed plugins. From the list, deactivate “Classic Editor”. We covered everything you need to know about “Classic Editor” in last weeks post. Click here if you missed it.
Once you have deactivated “Classic Editor”, now it is time to launch the WordPress Block Editor, click on Posts > Add New or Pages > Add New.
Enter your post title, choose a block, click on the plus button and select your “block type” – heading or quote or paragraph etc…
From right panel, you can select “Block Settings” and “Post “Setting”. You’ll find “Post Visibility”, “Publish Time” and “Post Format” in this same menu. As well as “Permalink”, “Categories”, “Tags”, “Featured image”, “Excerpt”, “Discussion” and its sub options.
Set everything as you would like, and when you are ready you can press “Publish” from top right publish button.