File – core/file

Add a link to a downloadable file.

Use the File block to add a link to a downloadable file.



Link to the image used to represent this site.


  • You can transform image files to Image.
  • If you use the File block to upload a file it will be attached to the post even if you don’t select the file to be displayed in the block.
  • Some file types cannot be uploaded directly using the Upload button, use Media Library for these. e.g. ZIP.
  • Change alignmentUse Change alignment to choose the alignment
    • Align leftAlign to the left
    • Align centerAlign in the center
    • Align rightAlign to the right
    • Wide widthIncrease the width of the block beyond the content size. Requires theme support.
    • Full widthExtend the block to cover the full width of the screen. Requires theme support.
  • ReplaceReplaceReplace the selected file.
    • Open Media LibraryChoose from the Media library.
    • UploadUpload a file.
  • More optionsDisplay more options
    • Show More SettingsShow the block settings in the sidebar.
    • CopyCopy the block to the clipboard.
    • DuplicateUse Duplicate to create a copy of the block.
    • Insert AfterInsert a new block after the selected block(s).
    • Insert BeforeInsert a new block before the selected block(s).
    • Move To Use Move To to move a block. Up/Down or Left/Right
    • Edit as HTMLEdit the HTML of the block.
    • GroupTransform the selected block(s) into a group.
    • Add to Reusable blocksCreate a Reusable block.
    • Remove blockDelete the block.

File transforms to:

  • Columns
  • Group