Table of contents (Summary) Blocks: A comparison

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Summary Block by Advanced Gutenberg Blocks

This plugins has no options and it has a small glitch which makes it render HTML links inside headings, as you can see below:

Summary Block by Advanced Gutenberg

This plugins has some very basic settings, you can have the summary open or close and you can select the color for the links:

Table of contents Block by Ultimate Blocks

This plugins offers the option to select de “depth” of the headings we want to use for the table of contents, but little else:

Table of contents Block by Ultimate Addons Blocks

We have a clear winner here, this plugin offers the most options by far, both in terms of style and regarding functionality, including “smooth scroll”, speed, offset and even a “back to top” option.

And here is the table in action:


Below is some dummy post content to populate the tables of content above:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

Consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit

In voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit.

In voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Dolor in reprehenderit.

In voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

Sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit

Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

Consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Reprehenderit in voluptate

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit.

In voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

Sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

Advanced Gutenberg

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This one’s a bit confusing, as there is already another plugin called Advanced Gutenberg Blocks.

This plugin offers a balanced list of blocks, including some not too common, such as the “Advanced list” and the “Summary” blocks.

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Gutenberg Blocks – Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg

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It currently has 70k+ installs and has an impressive amount of out of the box blocks. The post grid/masonry is particularly well built and detailed.


It has a nice settings page where you can enable/disable their blocks


Samples of blocks

Post Grid Block

Duplicated block dependencies

Last Updated on 29th September 2019 I noticed this message below while I was testing performance on gu10.blog (using GTMETRIX via ManageWP). I am curious…
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Pop Up Block by Block Party

Last Updated on 17th August 2019 This plugins provides a single new block, which works as a container. It gets added along all other “Common…
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