Tag: Full-Site Editing

Full-site editing is a major part of the bigger Gutenberg project.

Full-site editing involves changing the whole of the WordPress theming system so it relies on blocks.

  • Your site logo? That will be an image block.
  • Your menu? That will be a navigation block.
  • Your homepage layout? That could be a grid block.

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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