Pullquote Block

The Pullquote Block lets you emphasize text quotes with colors and styles …

WordPress Gutenberg Blocks – Pullquote

WordPress Gutenberg - Pullquote Block

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

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Pullquote Block Description

The Pullquote Block lets you emphasize text quotes with colors and styles.

Add Pullquotes to WordPress using the Pullquote Block

(Add Pullquotes to WordPress using the Pullquote Block)

How To Use The Pullquote Block

To add a Pullquote Block:

  • Either:
    • Click on the ‘Add Block’ tool in the Editing Toolbar section and select a ‘Pullquote’ block (in Most Used or Formatting section), or
    • Add the ‘Pullquote’ block in the Content Area.
  • Type or paste in your pullquote and add a citation.
  • Use the tools in the Pullquote Block Editor or Block Settings section to edit your Pullquote.

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 ‘Pullquote’ block …

'Add Block' Tool - Add Pullquote Block

(‘Add Block’ Tool – Add Pullquote Block)

Or, select a Pullquote Block in the Content Area

Add a Pullquote Block from the Content Area

(Add a Pullquote Block from the Content Area)

After adding a Pullquote Block, you can type or paste in your pullquote and add a citation.

Add a pullquote and citation

(Add a pullquote and citation)

After adding pullquotes:

  • Edit and configure block settings,
  • Save, publish, or update your post or page.

How To Edit A Pullquote Block

To edit a Pullquote Block:

  • Click inside the Pullquote Block to select it.
  • Use the Block Editor tools to:
    • Change the alignment of the pullquote (left, right).
    • Change the width of the pullquote box (wide, full).
    • Format the text and citation (bold, italics, strikethrough).
    • Add a hyperlink to the text or citation.
  • Use the Block Settings to:
    • Change the pullquote style.
    • Change the pullquote background color and text color.

Edit a Pullquote Block

(Edit a Pullquote Block)

Tip

The Pullquote Block lets you know if you choose a text and background color combination that may be hard for users to read …

Pullquote Block: Built-in color design tips

(Pullquote Block: Built-in color design tips)

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

How To Remove A Pullquote Block

To delete or remove a pullquote block:

  • Click inside the Pullquote Block to select it.
  • Select the ‘More Options’ tool in the Block Editor.
  • Click on ‘Remove Block’.
  • The block will be removed from your post or page.

Remove a Pullquote Block

(Remove a Pullquote Block)

Additionally …

  • You can reposition your block using the ‘Move Up’ and ‘Move Down’ arrows or the Drag and Drop handle tool (see our ‘How To Use Blocks‘ tutorial if you need help with this step).
  • You can also convert Pullquote Blocks into Reusable Blocks.

Pullquote Block Tools, Options & Settings

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

  • Pullquote Block Editor
  • Pullquote Block Settings

Pullquote Block Editor

Pullquote Block Editor

(Pullquote Block Editor)

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

  • Change Block Type (See ‘Pullquote Block – Additional Info’ section below.)
  • Align Pullquote Box
    • Align left
    • Align right
  • Pullquote Width
    • Wide width
    • Full width
  • Format Text
    • Bold
    • Italics
    • Strikethrough
  • Add Hyperlinks
    • Paste link URL
    • Type to search and link to existing content
    • Hit ‘Enter’ or click ‘Apply’ button to create link
    • Option to open link in new tab
  • More Options

Pullquote Block Editor

(Pullquote Block Editor)

Pullquote Block Settings

Pullquote Block Settings

(Pullquote Block Settings)

Pullquote Block settings include:

  • Block description area
  • Pullquote Styles
    • Regular
    • Solid Color
  • Color Settings
    • Main Color
    • Text Color
  • Advanced Settings
    • Additional CSS Class

Pullquote Block Settings

(Pullquote Block Settings)

Pullquote Block – Additional Info

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

Change Block Type - Pullquote Block

(Change Block Type – Pullquote Block)

Info

Notes:

  • Clicking on ‘Change Block Type’ also lets you change styles for your pullquote.
  • Installing plugins or themes on your site may add new functionality, options, or settings to Pullquote Blocks.

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

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