Using the PublishPress Blocks plugin, you can control how and when blocks appear on your site.
The “Block Controls” feature gives you a wide range of options, including these:
- Schedule control: schedule when to start showing and/or stop showing a block.
- User roles control: choose which users can see your blocks.
- Term archives control: choose on which taxonomies and terms archive pages your blocks can be displayed.
- Pages control: choose in which pages this block can be displayed.
In version 3.1.2 of PublishPress Blocks, these controls are improved and expanded. Here's what's new in this release.
Available for all blocks: Day and Time
You can now choose to show a block on specific days of the week, and also between specific times. This is part of the Schedule Control feature. In the new version of PublishPress Blocks, you'll see new settings for “On these days” and “Between these times”, as in the image below:
Available for all blocks: Hide from everyone
If you've created a block but don't want the whole world to see it yet, you can use the new “Hide from everyone” feature. This is part of the “User roles control” feature.
Available for the Site Editor: Show or hide on term archives
This feature is available inside the new Site Editor screen. You can choose to show blocks on the archive pages for specific terms. This is part of the “Term Archives Control” feature.
This feature isn't only available for Categories and Tags, but also for custom taxonomies. For example, in the image below you can see “Selected Author terms”, which is from the PublishPress Authors plugin. You can choose specific terms such as “Steve”, which is a term in the “Author” taxonomy.
Available for the Site Editor: Show or hide on default pages
This new “Pages Control” feature is available inside the new Site Editor screen. You can choose to show or hide blocks on some default pages inside WordPress. These include “Home”, “Blog”, “Archive”, “Search” and “404”.
Give PublishPress Blocks a try
Our aim is to provide PublishPress Blocks users with a complete toolkit for customizing your blocks. You can use Block Controls, but also custom CSS styles, over 20 blocks, block permissions, and much more.