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Blocks »Latest Posts Block

The latest posts block displays your most recent posts, making it easy for your readers to see what’s new on your blog.

Latest Posts Block
Here’s what the block looks like in the editor

The latest posts block can be added to a page by clicking on the Add Block button. It can be found in Widgets section. Alternatively, you can type /latest and click on Latest Posts.

Latest Posts Slash Command
Add latest posts with a slash command.

Detailed instructions on adding blocks can be found here.

Block Toolbar

Each block has its own block-specific controls that allow you to manipulate the block right in the editor.

The block toolbar for the latest posts block has options for:

  • Align center
  • List view (default)
  • Grid view
Latest Posts Block Toolbar
Block Toolbar for Latest Posts block.

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Block Settings

Every block has specific options in the editor sidebar in addition to the options found in the block toolbar. If you do not see the sidebar click the ‘cog’ icon next to the Publish button.

Block Settings
Block Settings

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Latest Posts Settings

The Latest Posts block settings allow you to display or hide the content and date of the posts:

You can choose how you wish to order the posts, with choices of:

  • Newest to Oldest (default)
  • Oldest to Newest
  • Alphabetical A to Z
  • Alphabetical Z to A

You have the option to choose a specific category or subcategory to display the posts from.

You may also specify the number of posts to display (if you have fewer posts than the limit, that number of posts will show.)

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Advanced

The advanced tab lets you add a CSS class to your block, allowing you to write custom CSS and style the block as you see fit.

The advanced section lets you add a CSS class to your block.
The advanced section lets you add a CSS class to your block.

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