Testing 1-2-3

So, here I am, trying out the new block editor, as promised here: SoCS: new editor . Not sure how to make the link show up with text I choose, but at least it is there.

I’ve tried reading some of the introductory articles, so I think this is a second paragraph blog, not just a continuation of the first block. Okay…

When I do my JC’s Confessions series, I start with a block quote, so I am trying out a block quote block. “Block quote block” is an awkward phrase…

So, when I finished that block, it defaulted back to paragraph block, which is nice because I’m sure I will use that the most.

Sometimes I use bullet points. Let’s see how that works.

  • Click on the black plus sign
  • Choose the List block
  • This is the default option, but I could number instead and I think change the indentation?

The other thing I do sometimes is insert images. Hmmm…what should I choose to try that out?

random picture of a strawberry rhubarb pie that B made star-spangled

Okay, it was a bit tricky to get out of my caption of the photo, but I managed to start a new paragraph block. Somehow, though, I lost my sidebar that had the category, tagging, and other post stuff….

Yay! I managed to get it back. It had gotten moved over to having info for just the block I was working on, but now I have gotten it back to Document mode.

While I’m sure this exploration of the basics of the block editor has been fascinating – not – I’m going to try to throw on some categories and tags and get it published.

Fingers crossed…

Author: Joanne Corey

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7 thoughts on “Testing 1-2-3”

  1. I think, in large part, you have to be a real techy to get excited about these changes (but maybe I’m ignorant about their true potential). To me, they aren’t much and fall into the category of changes made simply so users will feel the platform is evolving and up to date.

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    1. I admit to not wanting to delve into editing html and such. I tried a bit to get poetry to space the way I wanted but found it incredibly cumbersome. I realize that a lot of people like the look of lots of side-by-side blocks, but my tastes are much simpler, even if I am outdated. 😉

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