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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.


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.


(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.


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


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