Core blocks – WordPress

40 of em.

Archives – core/archives
Display a monthly archive of your posts.
Audio – core/audio
Embed a simple audio player.
Button – core/button
Prompt visitors to take action with a button-style link.
Calendar – core/calendar
A calendar of your site’s posts.
Categories – core/categories
Display a list of all categories.
Classic Block – core/freeform
Use the classic WordPress editor.
Code – core/code
Display code snippets that respect your spacing and tabs.
Column – core/column
A single column within a columns block.
Columns – core/columns
Add a block that displays content in multiple columns, then add whatever content blocks you’d like.
Cover – core/cover
Add an image or video with a text overlay — great for headers.
Custom HTML – core/html
Add custom HTML code and preview it as you edit.
Embed – core/embed
Embed videos, images, tweets, audio, and other content from external sources.
File – core/file
Add a link to a downloadable file.
Gallery – core/gallery
Display multiple images in a rich gallery.
Group – core/group
A block that groups other blocks.
Heading – core/heading
Introduce new sections and organise content to help visitors (and search engines) understand the structure of your content.
Image – core/image
Insert an image to make a visual statement.
Latest Comments – core/latest-comments
Display a list of your most recent comments.
Latest Posts – core/latest-posts
Display a list of your most recent posts.
List – core/list
Create a bulleted or numbered list.
Media & Text – core/media-text
Set media and words side-by-side for a richer layout.
More – core/more
Content before this block will be shown in the excerpt on your archives page.
Page Break – core/nextpage
Separate your content into a multi-page experience.
Paragraph – core/paragraph
Start with the building block of all narrative.
Preformatted – core/preformatted
Add text that respects your spacing and tabs, and also allows styling.
Pullquote – core/pullquote
Give special visual emphasis to a quote from your text.
Quote – core/quote
Give quoted text visual emphasis. “In quoting others, we cite ourselves.” — Julio Cortázar
Reusable Block – core/block
Create content, and save it for you and other contributors to reuse across your site. Update the block, and the changes apply everywhere it’s used.
RSS – core/rss
Display entries from any RSS or Atom feed.
Search – core/search
Help visitors find your content.
Separator – core/separator
Create a break between ideas or sections with a horizontal separator.
Shortcode – core/shortcode
Insert additional custom elements with a WordPress shortcode.
Spacer – core/spacer
Add white space between blocks and customise its height.
Subheading (deprecated) – core/subhead
This block is deprecated. Please use the Paragraph block instead.
Table – core/table
Insert a table — perfect for sharing charts and data.
Tag Cloud – core/tag-cloud
A cloud of your most used tags.
Text Columns (deprecated) – core/text-columns
This block is deprecated. Please use the Columns block instead.
Unrecognised Block – core/missing
Your site doesn’t include support for this block.
Verse – core/verse
Insert poetry. Use special spacing formats. Or quote song lyrics.
Video – core/video
Embed a video from your media library or upload a new one.

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