Tag: Columns Manager Block

The Columns Manager block is based on the default Columns block in Gutenberg. This new version of the block has many extra features including extra layout options, padding, margins and much more. If you want to create a block containing other blocks inside, you should choose Columns Manager in the PublishPress Blocks category.

How to Use Nested Blocks in the Gutenberg Editor

Nested Blocks

Nested blocks are a really useful feature in the Gutenberg editor. If you haven't used them yet, you almost certainly will when the new “Full-Site Editing” changes arrive in WordPress 5.8. At that point, you will be able to build complete webpages in Gutenberg and I guarantee you'll be using nested blocks.

Nested blocks makes it easy to create advanced layouts. This is because nested blocks are blocks inside other blocks. A simple example is a Column block with a text block inside. Another example is a pricing block with a “Buy Now” button block inside.

Some common uses of nested blocks are the default Columns, Cover, or Group blocks.

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Use the Columns Manager in PublishPress Blocks for WordPress Layouts

Columns Manager

One of the big promises for the Gutenberg editor is that it will be easier forr you to create layouts.

That is very true with the Columns Manager block in Advanced Gutenberg.

With the Columns Manager, you can choose from many different column layouts to present your content. After choosing a predefined layout you can able to tweak everything related to every single column, like margin, padding, borders, and even the width of the column itself.

With this in mind, we are going to create a basic card layout in this tutorial. Card layouts usually contain small amounts of relevant information, and most of the time, they have a link redirecting the user to another page on the site.

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