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Gutenberg: The WordPress Block Editor
The way your page looks will vary depending on which theme you're using. For instance, some themes do not have a full browser width option. And there are many other small differences. So remember, how your page looks depends on the theme you're using on your website.
Twenty Nineteen, the default WordPress 5 theme, is a great theme to use if you want to try out the new block editor. Twenty Nineteen theme was designed to work with the new block editor.
You only see formatting options relevant to the element you're editing.
A few page elements have a width option. Many do not.
The old editor looked like a word processor. The new editor does not.
You're unlikely to guess how the new editor works. You'll have to actually learn how it works.
Using just the WordPress Block Editor code named Gutenberg.
This is important! Please read carefully! / use the forward slash Access commonly used blocks by typing a forward slash as the first character in the block editor.
In the old post editor you could see the toolbar above the text you were editing. This was like a using word processor. In the new block editor the toolbar is hidden.
In WordPress 4 the post editor looked like a word processor. You typed your text and then highlighted a section to apply formatting. For instance, you could make the text bold or display your text as list items etc. When you type into the new block editor you see plain text. You do not …
First we’ll look at the settings for the Cover block. The settings are similar to many other blocks.
The best way to understand how a block looks is to see for yourself. So I’ve included some screenshots of the most commonly used blocks on this page. However! when I wrote this post, I was using the classic editor on this site, so to see some live examples of the block editor in use, …