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Containers Single Blocks

GutenSlider

This is an interesting and more advanced alternative to the Carousel Slider Block I already reviewed here. If you want a simpler and more generic Carousel container I would go with the plugin I mentioned before. For more image-oriented carousels this block offers some interesting new features.

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Block Management Collections Containers Extensions Templates

Ghost Kit – Gutenberg Blocks and Templates Collection

This is one of may favourite block collections because it offers block management and extra display/spacing/animation settings.

Update: I have done a new review of this plugin, focusing on not just the blocks but on all the additional settings and extensions in functionality, please check it here.

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Containers Single Blocks

Pop Up Block by Block Party

This plugins provides a single new block, which works as a container. It gets added along all other “Common Blocks”:

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Containers Single Blocks

Carousel Block

This block works similarly to Ben’s Slider for Gutenberg but has more settings/options as it uses columns and horizontal scroll, making it a lot more detailed, flexible and intuitive to use:

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Comparisons Containers Extensions Single Blocks

Animating Gutenberg Blocks: Two Approaches

Adding a little motion to your content can work miracles by literally making it “pop-out”. As with other functionalities there are several plugins that will allow you to add CSS animations using shortcodes, but they can be a little clunky to use. Seeing this feature translated into Gutenberg blocks is really interesting.

I have found several plugins that help animate blocks, and noticed they use two main approaches: The Container and the Extra Settings Panel.

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Containers Single Blocks

Simple Shortcode Block

This simple plugin will allow you to preview the content of your shortcode in the backend

What does it look like in the backend?

This is what it looks like in the backend

What happens if you remove the plugin?

The block will disappear from the frontend and you will get this message in the backend. It would be nice if it could fallback to the default “Shortcode” block.

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Collections Containers

Kadence Blocks – Gutenberg Page Builder Toolkit

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Containers Single Blocks Utility Blocks

Grids: Layout builder for WordPress