Gutenberg Blocks

Gutenberg landed in WordPress in 2018. This changed the WordPress posts screen from a simple box of text to a more advanced drag-and-drop content creator.

The Gutenberg editor uses a block-based system to provide flexibility with how content is displayed. This allows you to use blocks to easily add text, images, multimedia content, code, quote, buttons, and much more.

How to Show Content in an Accordion with the Gutenberg Editor

An accordion layout allows you to pĺace large quantities of text on a reduced space. Your site’s visitors can get overwhelmed when presented with too much text to read at once. If you use an accordion layout, your visitors can scan and look for the information they need. An accordion is perfect for Frequently Asked…

How to Add a Call-to-Action Button to the Gutenberg Editor

A CTA Button (call-to-action) is essential for the health of your business. A call-to-action is intended to drive the user to a specific action, to complete a conversion. This conversion can be many things, such as signing up to a newsletter, buying an product or redirecting the user to the paid area of the site. …

The “Advanced Gutenberg” Plugin is Now “PublishPress Blocks”

In the middle of 2020, we acquired a plugin called “Advanced Gutenberg”. It is a plugin that adds over 20 extra blocks to the Gutenberg interface, along with custom layouts, CSS styles, and permissions for blocks. This week, we renamed the plugin to “PublishPress Blocks”. There’s a couple of reasons for this change:

People, Entertainment Weekly, Martha Stewart all Use WordPress and Gutenberg

Meredith Corporation is a huge media group that owns magazines, television stations, websites, and radio stations. You have almost certainly heard of many of their brands including People, Entertainment Weekly, Travel and Leisure, and Martha Stewart Living. They recently finished migrating millions of articles and images into a company-wide CMS based in WordPress. The company…

Gutenberg and Elementor are Growing. Pagebuilders are Shrinking.

When Gutenberg launched in 2018, it inspired a lot of discussion around the future of pagebuilder plugins. At that time, many WordPress users were installing pagebuilders because they wanted to use blocks and a drag-and-drop approach to site-building. Gutenberg was clearly a response to user demand. So, more than two years after Gutenberg arrived, how…

PublishPress Capabilities Has Improved Backup and Restore Features

Changing permissions in WordPress can be a tricky task. It’s possible to lock yourself or others out of some important features. So, we’ve built a way to keep your site safe. Every time you change your permissions, the PublishPress Capabilities plugin will automatically create a backup. If you make a mistake, go to the “Backup” menu link…

How to Create an Image Slider with Gutenberg and PublishPress Blocks

The Advanced Slider block in PublishPress Blocks lets you create image sliders (carousels) to present them on posts, pages, or even custom post types on your WordPress site. After finishing this tutorial, you will be able to insert an image slider in the Gutenberg editor, and configure all its settings. Let’s start!