How to Use Columns in WordPress FSE

The columns block allows you to use multiple columns through the site/template editor or page/post editor. Using columns helps provide organization for your content so that you can more efficiently fit media and text on the screen in various layouts. This article will help you understand how you can use the column block and provide Read More >

Using the Row and Stack Blocks in WordPress FSE

The row and stack blocks are important design elements that can be interchangeably used for both the site and template editor and page or post editor in the WordPress Full Site Editing system. Rows allow you to group blocks horizontally. This is similar to using the columns block but without the automatic size adjustment to Read More >

How to Use the Search Block in WordPress FSE

The Search block is a widget used to search the published content of your WordPress site. This tutorial will show you how to use the search block in the WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE) system. We will also provide some background information on the block and how it works with your WordPress site. How to Read More >

Block Preferences in WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

This tutorial will explain the block preferences of the editors available in WordPress today. The WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE) system includes multiple editors that use the block system originally created through the Gutenberg project. Understanding the Different Editors in WordPress Describing the Block Preferences for Each Editor Understanding the Different Editors in WordPress Before Read More >

How to Add Custom Fields in WordPress FSE

Adding custom fields is a simple task when you’re using the full site editing system (FSE) in WordPress. You need to know where the option is hidden and the data that you’re adding. Custom fields are used in WordPress pages and posts. They can provide valuable data for your post/page and help search engines with Read More >

How to Build a Website Using Patterns in WordPress FSE

WordPress websites are often built based on a theme, and they often have predefined formats on what their pages will look like.  With patterns, you can take a simple theme like the default Twenty Twenty-two theme and use the full site editing system to create your own template. Since free Patterns are also available on Read More >

Creating Submenus Using the WordPress FSE

One of the biggest obstacles to many WordPress users is the change in the menu creation process when going to the Full Site Editing (FSE) system.  Creating custom menus appears to take the biggest hit.  However, if you haven’t already tried it, the FSE system’s method of building menus is still very flexible and capable Read More >

How to Add Video Using Blocks or Patterns with WordPress FSE

A common task with adding content is adding a video to a post or page.  This tutorial will guide you through the process of adding videos to your WordPress site.  We will discuss common concerns to think about before using video content,  using the blocks and patterns available in the full site editing system (FSE), Read More >

How to Pick Block-based Themes in WordPress

Block-based themes allow users to use the full site editing features of WordPress. With the integration of the site editor in the WordPress 5.9 release, developers have become more active in releasing block themes.  This article highlights three block themes that have been released.  We will provide descriptions of the themes that can help you Read More >

How to Lock a Block in WordPress Full Site Editing

One of the block features that have been added as of version 6.0 is the ability to lock a block so that its position and/or its removal can be prevented.  This article will demonstrate how to find and use the new block option.   This tutorial uses WordPress 6.0 RC2 and the Twenty Twenty-two theme. Locking Read More >

How to Use Patterns in the WordPress Editor

The simple definition of patterns is that they are a combination of WordPress blocks. Patterns result from the block system and block-based themes becoming more prevalent in WordPress editors.  The patterns option in the visual editor gives you access to the pre-created block combinations for quick page creation. For example, you could use patterns to Read More >

Using the Query Loop Block in WordPress Full Site Editing

The Query Loop block lets you dynamically display posts in different visual styles. For example, you can create a page showing recent posts dynamically using the loop block. We will be demonstrating the use of the Query Loop Block in the Full Site Editor.  This will require that you’re using WordPress 5.9 (or higher) and Read More >

Working with Template Parts in the WordPress Full Site Editor

Template parts are patterns of blocks in a WordPress theme that can be used when building your site. For example, headers and footers and variations of them are considered template parts. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of creating and editing a template part in the WordPress full site editor.  We will also Read More >

Working with Menus in the WordPress 6.2

The navigation block and menus have been updated in WordPress 6.2. The site editor allows you to create and edit menus using the block properties. This benefits the user by providing a clearer and easier interface to work with your menu. This tutorial will walk you through creating menus using the site editor in the Read More >

Using the Pattern Creator in

Patterns is a WordPress feature that was originally introduced in Gutenberg based on combined blocks within the visual editor. It has now evolved into a full-fledged sharing application using the Pattern Creator in that allows anyone to create a pattern and share it with the WordPress community. When you work with WordPress, you’re often Read More >