Intro to the Block Directory

An introduction to the Block Directory. In this brief workshop with Angela Jin from the WordPress Community team, you’ll learn what the Block Directory is, how to find it, and how to use it to enhance your posts and pages.

This workshop is part of the Intro to Publishing with the Block Editor series.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand what the Block Directory is.
  2. Learn how to access the Block Directory, search for and download new Blocks.
  3. Learn how to manage downloaded Blocks on your site.

Comprehension questions

  1. What is the Block Directory, and how do you search for new Blocks?
  2. What are two different ways of accessing the Block Directory?
  3. How do you manage new Blocks that you’ve downloaded?
  • Length 8 mins
  • Topic Block Editor, Publishing
  • Level Beginner
  • Language English
  • Captions Nederlands, English

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Angela Jin
An inveterate volunteer, Angela has a longstanding passion for building strong, inclusive communities. She joined Automattic in 2018 as a community organizer for the WordPress open source project, and adores working with WordPress communities around the world. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Angela is currently trying out Madrid, Spain, where she delights in learning Spanish, exploring by eating, and reading a good book.