Post Excerpt – core/post-excerpt

Display a post’s excerpt.

Use the Post Excerpt block to display a post’s excerpt.

Screenshot

Example

This is a hand crafted post excerpt. Read more


Notes

  • The Post Excerpt block didn’t behave the way I expected it to behave. It ignored the More block.
  • If you write an Excerpt in the Settings Excerpt panel there’s more chance of getting it to say what you want it to say.
  • You can’t use HTML though.
  • Toggle the Show link on new line setting to choose how the Read more… link appears.
  • Read more… is just a placeholder. Replace it with the text you require.
  • This is an FSE block. Use it within Query – core/query.
  • Change text alignmentUse Change text alignment to choose how to align the text.
    • Align text leftUse the Align text left drop-down from the toolbar to align text to the left.
    • Align text centerAlign content centrally.
    • Align text rightUse the Align text right drop-down from the toolbar to align text to the right.
  • BoldUse Bold to mark selected text as bold.
  • ItalicUse Italic to mark selected text as italic.
  • LinkUse Link to create a hyperlink to your highlighted text.
  • More rich text controlsFind more text controls in this dropdown.
    • Inline codeUse inline code feature to format code snippets within your text.
    • Inline imageInsert an inline image.
    • StrikethroughUse Strikethrough to strikethrough the selected text.
    • SubscriptUse Subscript to add subscript to your highlighted text.
    • SuperscriptUse Superscript to add superscript to your highlighted text.
    • Text colorUse Text color to change the color of the selected text
  • 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.

Post Excerpt transforms to:

  • Columns
  • Group