Blocks » Archives Block

The archives block organizes your previously published posts by month. This can be handy for readers who want to browse your older content.

Monthly Archives Block

Here’s what it looks like when it’s embedded in the Editor.

The archives block can be added to a page by clicking on the Add Block button. It can be found in Widgets section. Alternatively, you can type /archives and press enter.

Archives block slash command
Add archives with a slash command.

For more, visit our detailed instructions on adding blocks.

Block Toolbar

Every block has a toolbar of block-specific controls that lets you manipulate the block.

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Aligning Archives

The block toolbar for the archives block has options for alignment. To align the archives, first click on them, then choose from left, center, and right alignment. They will be left aligned by default.

Alignments controls for archives block
Alignment controls for archives block

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Archives Settings

Every block has additional options in the editor sidebar, as well as the options found in the block toolbar. If you do not see the sidebar click the ‘gear’ icon next to the Publish button.

Block Settings
Block Settings

The Archives Settings allow you to choose whether to display the archives as a dropdown, rather than the default bulleted list. You also have the choice to show post counts.

Archives Block Settings
Archives settings options for dropdown and post count.

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The advanced tab lets you add a CSS class to your block, allowing you to write custom CSS and style the block as you see fit. Learn more.

The advanced section lets you add a CSS class to your block.
The advanced section lets you add a CSS class to your block.

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