What Stackable Blocks to Use  for Your Blog

What Stackable Blocks to Use for Your Blog

A great way to share your thoughts and other useful information, a blog is one of the most prolific new ways of sharing great content. Here is a list of useful blocks to easily build a great-looking blog.

Blogging can pose its own unique challenges – from the initial set up, producing content, increasing your number of users, retaining their interest and converting them to returning readers.

Stackable can help you meet blogging challenges head on. Stackable blocks offer an easy way to assist you in attracting users, enticing them to read what you wrote and making a great impression so they would come back to see more of your content.

Blocks for Your Content

The following are great for showcasing the message that you want to send across. They also help in smoothing out the flow of your articles and highlight important points.

1. Posts block

The posts block, as the name suggests, is the perfect block to use to make your blog stand out. This block gives great options for showing an overview of your latest posts on your front page. Easily choose the details to be displayed for your posts by tweaking the block settings (date of publication, author, category, feature image, etc.).

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A bouquet of flowers is the fastest way to put a smile on my face. A bouquet of fresh lilies, a bunch of gardenias, a single pink rose… just the thought of them already makes me giddy inside like a small child given permission to sample anything from the candy store. Given my love for…

Greece: A Place of History & Luxury

Greece – the birthplace of an ancient civilization on which most of the modern world is based. When one thinks of Greece, imposing marble pillars, delicate and intricate statues and a society that bred philosophers, poets, artists and statesmen come to mind. It is a place that is full of history, and yet it is…

2. Blockquote block

The blockquote block is meant to highlight important excerpts that might otherwise get drowned out in lengthy articles. This block also has the option to use design elements that complement your message.

Mt. Mayon, the volcano with the perfect cone, together with its surrounding landscape, was declared a national park on July 20, 1938.

3. Icon List block

The icon list block can be used to draw the eye of your reader to important points in your article. It is great for long articles with salient points that you want to highlight or summaries at the end. Choose from different icons types (check, plus, arrow, cross or star) and icon colors.

Things to do while in the Philippines

  • Eat local food like balut, sisig, and lechon
  • Enjoy the hospitality
  • Surf and dive
  • Enjoy the white sandy beaches
  • Sing karaoke
  • SMILE!

Blocks to Showcase Important Posts and Other Info

The following blocks are perfect for featuring your most important content using a combination of great text and media.

1. Header block

Your header is the first thing that your readers will see in your website, and it is the first impression that you will make. With the header block, you can easily entice your visitors to read your articles and learn more about you. You can also use background images or videos to give your header that extra oomph.

It’s more fun in the Philippines

This blog is dedicated to readers who want to learn more about the Philipines.

2. Card block

The card block is an all-around block to display content in a crisp layout. Its versatility allows you to feature blog highlights in great modern layouts. You can also use this as a your ‘About the Author’ section.

ISABELLA

The Travel Nomad

I’m Isabella, a writer from the Philippines. This blog is dedicated to documenting my local travels.

3. Feature and Feature Grid blocks

The Feature block aims to catch your readers’ attention and highlight your most notable posts. Use the feature block on your front page to draw users to learn more about a specific topic.

How I started

I began writing this blog on my travel notebook. Later on, I realized that I can share more of my travel learning and tips through my blog!

If you want to display several features in succession, you can use the Feature Grid.

Travel tales
Travel tales

Real travel stories and life realizations

Travel tips
Travel tips

Handful of tips for your next trip

4. Team Member Block

For blogs with collaborators, the Team Member block will work perfectly in introducing your team of authors.

Krone

EDITOR

Gilda

LEAD WRITER

You can also use the Team Member block to display your individual author details.

Don Manuel

AUTHOR

Don is a veteran of the topic on hand. He loves spending time learning more about art and science during his free time.

Blocks for Social Proof

Stackable also enables you to showcase your social proof and provides an easy way to link your social media accounts for easier engagement with your readers.

1. Button block as Social Links

You can use the Stackable button block for your social media icon links. Just choose the corresponding text, icon and color for your social media accounts. For example, here is a combination of the card block and the button block to display the blogger’s information.

Isabella

I’m Isabella, a writer from the Philippines. This blog is dedicated to documenting my local travels.

2. Testimonial Block

Using the Stackable testimonial block is the easiest way to add credibility to your blog. Highlight your engagement and partnerships with industry leaders, and show positive customer feedback.

Learned a lot from reading Isabella’s travels. I’m a fan.

Ray

CONSULTANT, travel.com

A truly must-read for wanderlust individuals. Five stars!

Leslie

Editor-in-chief, travelmania

Recap

You can use Stackable blocks to easily build your blog and hurdle user engagement challenges. Use these blocks to design a site that stands out with great sections for your posts and other content, your featured articles, relevant media, author information and your social proof.

  • Posts block
  • Blockquote block
  • Icon list block
  • Header block
  • Card block
  • Feature block
  • Feature Grid block
  • Button block
  • Team Member block
  • Testimonial block

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4 thoughts on “What Stackable Blocks to Use for Your Blog

    1. Hi Woolker!
      You can tick the “Full Width” option on the top of the Header Block.
      Full Width Header
      But the theme you are using should be Gutenburg ready.
      Hope this helps!

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