Verse Block

The Verse Block lets you add poems, verses, song lyrics, etc. to your content with special spacing formats …

WordPress Gutenberg Blocks – Verse

WordPress Gutenberg - Verse Block

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

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Verse Block Description

The Verse Block lets you add poems, verses, song lyrics, etc. to your content with special spacing formats.

Add Verses to WordPress using the Verse Block

(Add Verses to WordPress using the Verse Block)

How To Use The Verse Block

To add a Verse Block:

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

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 ‘Verse’ block …

'Add Block' Tool - Add Verse Block

(‘Add Block’ Tool – Add Verse Block)

Or, select a Verse Block in the Content Area

Add a Verse Block from the Content Area

(Add a Verse Block from the Content Area)

After adding a Verse Block, you can type or paste in your verse …

Add a verse to your content

(Add a verse to your content)

After adding a verse to your content:

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

How To Edit A Verse Block

To edit a Verse Block:

  • Click inside the Verse Block to select it.
  • Use the Block Editor tools to:
    • Change the alignment of the verse text.
    • Format the text (bold, italics, strikethrough).
    • Add a hyperlink to the verse.
  • Use the Block Settings to change the style of the verse using CSS.

Edit a Verse Block

(Edit a Verse Block)

If the Verse block is too narrow, a horizontal scroll will display so you can continue reading the verse to the end of each line …

Scroll to read verse lines

(Scroll to read verse lines)

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

How To Remove A Verse Block

To delete or remove a verse block:

  • Click inside the Verse 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 Verse Block

(Remove a Verse 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 Verse Blocks into Reusable Blocks.

Verse Block Tools, Options & Settings

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

  • Verse Block Editor
  • Verse Block Settings

Verse Block Editor

Verse Block Editor

(Verse Block Editor)

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

  • Change Block Type (See ‘Verse Block – Additional Info’ section below.)
  • Align Verse Text
    • Align text left
    • Align text center
    • Align text right
  • Format Verse 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

Verse Block Editor

(Verse Block Editor)

Verse Block Settings

Verse Block Settings

(Verse Block Settings)

Verse Block settings include:

  • Block description area
  • Advanced Settings
    • Additional CSS Class

Verse Block – Additional Info

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

Change Block Type - Verse Block

(Change Block Type – Verse Block)

Additionally:

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

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

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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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Preformatted Block

The Preformatted Block lets you add text with spacing, tabs, and styling …

WordPress Gutenberg Blocks – Preformatted

WordPress Gutenberg - Preformatted Block

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

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Preformatted Block Description

The Preformatted Block lets you add text with spacing, tabs, and styling.

Add Preformatted texts to WordPress using the Preformatted Block

(Add Preformatted text to WordPress using the Preformatted Block)

Preformatted Blocks:

  • Preserve text spacing, tabs and  line breaks.
  • Display using your Theme’s styles.
  • Typically use a monospace font to make it stand out from other text on your post/page.
  • Are similar to Code Blocks, but don’t use the HTML <code> element.

How To Use The Preformatted Block

To add a Preformatted Block:

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

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 ‘Preformatted’ block …

'Add Block' Tool - Add Preformatted Block

(‘Add Block’ Tool – Add Preformatted Block)

Or, select a Preformatted Block in the Content Area

Add a Preformatted Block from the Content Area

(Add a Preformatted Block from the Content Area)

After adding a Preformatted Block, you can add preformatted text by typing or pasting in your content …

Preformatted text added

(Preformatted text added)

After adding preformatted text:

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

How To Edit A Preformatted Block

To edit a Preformatted Block:

  • Click inside the Preformatted Block to select it.
  • Use the Block Editor tools to:
    • Format the text (bold, italics, strikethrough).
    • Add a hyperlink.
  • Use the Block Settings to change the style of your preformatted text using CSS.

Edit a Preformatted Block

(Edit a Preformatted Block)

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

How To Remove A Preformatted Block

To delete or remove a preformatted block:

  • Click inside the Preformatted 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 Preformatted Block

(Remove a Preformatted 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 Preformatted Blocks into Reusable Blocks.

Preformatted Block Tools, Options & Settings

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

  • Preformatted Block Editor
  • Preformatted Block Settings

Preformatted Block Editor

Preformatted Block Editor

(Preformatted Block Editor)

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

  • Change Block Type (See ‘Preformatted Block – Additional Info’ section below.)
  • Format Preformatted 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

Preformatted Block Editor

(Preformatted Block Editor)

Preformatted Block Settings

Preformatted Block Settings

(Preformatted Block Settings)

Preformatted Block settings include:

  • Block description area
  • Advanced Settings
    • Additional CSS Class

Preformatted Block – Additional Info

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

Change Block Type - Preformatted Block

(Change Block Type – Preformatted Block)

Info

Notes:

  • Converting a Preformatted Block into a Paragraph Block removes any styling applied to text by your theme (i.e. your text displays like all other regular text in your content).
  • Line breaks are preserved in the Paragraph Block as ‘hard returns’ (i.e. SHIFT + ENTER).

Change Preformatted Block into other block types

(Change a Preformatted Block into other block types)

Additionally:

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

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

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