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Gutenberg: Add a reusable blocks menu

I love Gutenberg. I also love using reusable blocks too. What I don’t love, though, is having to go into an existing post just to access my reusable blocks list.

So how about a quick and easy method to add them to your admin menu?

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Nice try…

Sorry, we’re back to the subject of Gutenberg toxicity. Again

But, this time, it was directed at me on Twitter. What did I do to deserve this? I tweeted this…

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Gutenberg: how to create a parallax image

Parallax scrolling images are all-the-rage these days and Gutenberg has made it really easy to add this style of image to your posts.

On top of this, there are a number of settings that you can use to enhance the image further, including transparency and cover overlays.

I’ll explain parallax images a little more and give a quick tutorial on how to do it in Gutenberg.

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5 more WordPress Gutenberg editor tips to help you work more productively

WPLift has posted an excellent list of 20+ tips for Gutenberg. Here’s 5 more.

1. View your word counts

For the serious writer, word counts can be essential. In the classic editor, a simple word count was shown at the bottom of the editor window. Although no longer constantly on display, the Gutenberg solution gives you not just word counts but also information on headings, paragraphs and blocks too.

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How to float an image in Gutenberg

Getting an image to float to the left or right of some text is not as obvious in Gutenberg as it was in the classic editor. Using blocks it’s no longer obvious how to combine and text on a single horizontal. But, the answer, once you know it is just as easy.