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Paragraph Block

WordPress Gutenberg Blocks – Paragraph

This tutorial is part of our WordPress Gutenberg: The Ultimate Guide For Non-Technical WordPress Users series.

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Paragraph Block Description

The Paragraph Block lets you add a single paragraph of simple text to your post or page. It is the most common type of block you will use to create and add content on your WordPress site …

(Add text to WordPress using the Paragraph Block)

How To Use The Paragraph Block

To add a Paragraph Block:

Let’s go through the above steps:

First, create a new post or page or open an existing post or page and either:

Click on the ‘Add Block’ tool and select a ‘Paragraph’ block …

(‘Add Block’ Tool – Paragraph Block)

Or, click on a ‘placeholder’ field in the Content Area and begin typing to automatically create a Paragraph Block …

(Begin typing to create a new Paragraph block)

Type or paste in your text …

(Type in your paragraph text)

Update and publish your post or page to save your settings.

Notes:

(Split and join paragraphs)

After adding paragraphs:

How To Edit A Paragraph Block

To edit a Paragraph Block:

Let’s go through the above steps:

After typing in your text use the Block Editor tools to format your paragraph …

(Format your paragraph)

You can change the font size of your paragraph in the Block Settings section by selecting a pre-configured option from the ‘Text Settings > Font Size’ drop-down menu, or typing in a specific font size for your text …

(Change font size)

You can also add a drop cap to your paragraph …

(Add a Drop Cap to your paragraph)

You can also change the color of your text …

(Change font color)

Or add a background color to your paragraph block …

(Change background color)

Remember to update and publish your post or page to save your settings.

How To Remove A Paragraph Block

To delete or remove a paragraph block:

(Remove a Paragraph Block)

Additionally …

Paragraph Block Tools, Options & Settings

The Paragraph Block includes tools, options, and settings for:

Paragraph Block Editor

(Paragraph Block Editor)

The Paragraph Block Editor includes tools that let you perform the following operations:

(Paragraph Block Editor)

Paragraph Block Settings

Paragraph Block settings include:

(Paragraph Block Settings)

Paragraph Block – Additional Info

The Paragraph Block can be converted into the following block types:

(Change Block Type – Paragraph Block)

Installing plugins or themes on your site may add new functionality, options, or settings to Paragraph Blocks.

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Congratulations! Now you know how to use the WordPress Gutenberg content editor Paragraph Block.

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