Once a block is created, its type can be changed to a similar type, or the block can be converted to a different content type.
- [Instructor] When you start working with blocks, … there's a good chance you'll create a block … and put some content in, then realize … actually, this is the wrong block type, … I need a different kind of block for this content. … Case in point, here I've created a paragraph … and looking at it I'm realizing … this really needs to be a quote block, … not a paragraph block. … Now to fix this I could copy the content out, … delete the block, create a new block, … set it as a quote block, and then paste the content back in, … but that's really cumbersome. … Instead, I should be able to just create an original block … and then change the block type later, right? … Well, I can. … If I select the existing block, … I can go to the first item on the block toolbar, … the one that shows what type of block it is. … When I hover over it, we get these two arrows, … kind of a recycling type symbol, … and it says change block type. … When I click on that option, I get a list … of all the available blocks I can switch to easily. …
Note: This course covers WordPress 5. The training will be updated as WordPress evolves.
- Installing WordPress
- Creating posts and pages
- Formatting text
- Publishing and scheduling posts
- Adding images, audio, and video
- Bulk editing posts and pages
- Working with reusable blocks
Skill Level Beginner
1. Up and Running with WordPress
2. Content Management
3. Working with Blocks in the Block Context
4. Document Context
5. Block Deep Dive
6. Reusable Blocks
Edit reusable blocks3m 5s
7. The Rest of the Iceberg
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