The archives block organizes your previously published posts by month. This can be handy for readers who want to browse your older content.

The archives block can be added to a page by clicking on the Add Block button. It can be found in Widgets section. Alternatively, you can type /archives and press enter.

Detailed instructions on adding blocks can be foundĀ here.

Block Toolbar 

Each block has its own block-specific controls that allow you to manipulate the block right in the editor.

Block SettingsĀ 

The Archives Settings allow you to choose whether to display the archives as a dropdown, rather than the default bulleted list. You also have the choice to show post counts.

Archives settings options for dropdown and post count.