There are those who hate him and there are those who love him. It cannot be denied, however, that with Gutenberg blocks you can easily create pages and articles full of useful and interesting elements. But did you know that you can expand Gutenberg blocks thanks to plugins?
The block editor allows you to insert text, buttons, quotes, tables, videos, and many other elements on your page. Enrich your pages by adding new blocks with these plugins.
With the WPForms plugin, you can create beautiful contact forms, but also more complex forms, such as those for surveys and feedback.
Thanks to the Gutenberg block for WPForms, you can insert one of your forms in an instant, without having to handle shortcodes and codes.
Once the plugin is installed, the block will be available in your editor.
If you use OptinMonster to create popups and campaigns, then you will be happy to know that there is a Gutenberg block just for OptinMonster.
The block allows you to select your campaign and to enter the newsletter subscription form. In addition, you can use the function that obfuscates or removes the content until the user leaves their email.
Inserting your social media feed into WordPress is now extremely simple. Just use the new Smash Balloon blocks to showcase your Instagram photos, latest YouTube videos, Facebook posts, or tweets.
WP Call Button
We live forever with the smartphone in hand. Take advantage of this lifestyle by placing a “Call Now” button on your website.
Thanks to the block generated by WP Call Button, your visitors will be able to get in touch with you in a tap!
The button is also traceable with Google Analytics, so you can know which pages generate the most contacts.
To create a beautiful photo or video galleries, you can use the Gutenberg blocks of the Envira Gallery plugin.
The plugin will also allow you to add a watermark to your photos and even sell them via WooCommerce.
Gutenberg Map Block
Do you want to insert a map on your site? Nothing could be simpler, with the Gutenberg Map Block plugin.
Includes address, coordinates, zoom in and out, map size.
Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg
Ultimate Addons is a real block library, created by the developers of the Astra theme. It includes 15 elements, including multiple buttons, testimonials, Google Maps, Timeline, table of contents, price tables, and many more.
The plugin is included in the Astra theme and all of its demo sites.
Another interesting Gutenberg library is that of Kadence Blocks, where you will find blocks for layout, tabs and accordions, infoboxes, bulleted lists with customizable icons, dividers, buttons, and much more.
The Pro version includes many advanced blocks, including sliders, video popups, columns, etc.
Gutenberg Blocks and Template Library by Otter
The block library created by the developers of the Neve theme includes many useful layout elements. You can divide your content into columns, add the author box easily anywhere in the content, insert Google maps, price tables, progress bars, and many other elements.
Each block is customizable with the colors, animations, and typography of your choice.
Advanced Editor Tools
Advanced Editor Tools is the evolution of TinyMCE Advanced, which is the functionality that allows you to format the text in a more advanced way in the classic WordPress editor.
It is not a block, therefore, but a tool that will make your blocks much more professional and personalized.
Are you among the people who believe that Gutenberg has only brought confusion and made things more complicated? I hope that after seeing all the blocking possibilities available thanks to these plugins, you have changed your mind!