WordPress Basics

Gutenberg Blocks – Text and Formatting

Let’s take a look at each of the standard blocks provided with Gutenberg.  First, the more typical blocks which deal with text and formatting:- paragraph heading list quote pullquote preformatted verse button Paragraph The default block is a standard paragraph block, for normal text.  Styling of content is, in general, controlled by the theme, but there […]

Writing with Gutenberg

This is a first step into using the new Gutenberg editor.  I am typing this content directly into the WordPress page and I will do any formatting here and see how straightforward or confusing it turns out to be. Headings It turns out that headings, paragraphs, etc are all separate blocks. While typing, when I […]

Embedding Content

This is cute – just by including the link on a new line in the WordPress editor, I can embed a nice little extract of a post or page from my own site. How to Schedule Posts to Appear in the Future And I can embed a similar extract from any other WordPress site. What is “Shop Your […]

How to Schedule Posts to Appear in the Future

Perhaps you’re going off on holiday and want your website to continue to display new content at regular times.  With WordPress, it’s quite simple to schedule new website content or posts to be published in the future. Once you have written your post and you are ready to publish it, go to the Publish box. […]

Adding a Photo Gallery in WordPress

for WordPress Version 3.5 or later. A gallery is a set of images displayed in a post or page as thumbnails, which you can click on to display a larger image.  Including a gallery is a very simple process in WordPress and WordPress 3.5 brings a lot of control and versatility. Here’s my sample gallery Here’s […]