These are the blocks available to you when you are building a page. You can also add featured images to the top of your page, backgrounds to your blocks, columns and groups and change your block’s widths.

Common

Audio
Audio file player

Cover
Text over background image

File
File download button

Footnotes
Cited references at the bottom of the page

Gallery
Display images in a grid

Heading
Text headings

Image
Display an image

List
A text list

Paragraph
Basic text box

Quote
Decorative text quote

Layout

Columns
Columns for layout

Group
Group blocks together

Media + Text
Graphic section divider

Separator
Dividing lines

Spacer
Padding for layout

WFU Custom Blocks

Accordion
Expandable boxes storing content

Announcements
On-site announcement calendar

Buttons
Styled links

Button Cards
Large buttons with image, header, and text options.

Department Events
On-site event calendar

Download Files
Drop-down list of files

Heading + Image Hover
Dynamic rollover element displaying various images

Mobile Graphic Swap
Swaps images based on users’ device

Shortcode
Shortcode container

Slider
Automatically sliding images

Staff List
Employee information listing

Staff List Accordion
Nested employee information

University Events
Pull events from events.wfu.edu

Formatting

Classic
Legacy body text editor

Code
Display formatted code example

Details
Expandable box with hidden content

Preformatted
Text block that maintains formatting

Pullquote
Decorative text quote

Table
Information arranged into rows and columns

Verse
Text block that maintains formatting, common for poetry

Widgets

Archives
Your blog posts displayed by date

Categories
Your blog posts displayed as categories

Latest Posts
Your blog posts displayed by title, excerpt, and more

Query Loop
Your custom pages or posts displayed by title, excerpt, and more

RSS
Display blog posts from another site

Search
On-page site search

Social Icons
Social media links

More Resources

Wake Forest: Online Training playlist Beginner: 96-minute video total

WordPress: Introduction to Publishing with the Block Editor Beginner: 39-minute video

WordPress: Building your website’s menu Beginner: 6-minute video

WordPress: Advanced Layouts with the Block Editor Intermediate: 26-minute video

WordPress: Creating Reusable Blocks Intermediate: 30-minute video

Who’s Coming Back A shortcode to show event attendees.