Blocks »Blog Posts Block

The Blog Post block allows you to insert a list or grid of up to 100 blog posts on any page. You can choose to show posts based on category, author, or tag, display featured images or excerpts, change the text color, and more!

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The Blog Posts block is replacing the Blog Listings block! If you still have the Blog Listings block on your site, you’ll see an option to upgrade to the Blog Posts block.

Adding the Blog Posts Block

To add a Blog Posts block, use the Add Block button and either use the search or locate the block in Layout Elements.

You can also type /blog and press enter:

Detailed instructions on adding blocks can be found here.

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Block Toolbar

Clicking on the Blog Post block will bring up a toolbar that has a few different options to change the look of the block:

Block Width

Selecting the block width option will let you choose whether to show the block as Wide Width (contained with padding on both sides) or Full Width (spanning the screen from edge to edge).


The block has an option to display posts in a List View or a Grid View:

Example of a Grid view

When in Grid View, you can change the number of columns shown under Display Settings in the block settings on the right. See the section below for more information.

Media Location

You can set the media location so that the image appears on top, to the left, right, or behind the text of the post:

Image Shape

These options let you change the shape of the media displayed between landscape, portrait, square and un-cropped.

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Block Settings

When you add a Blog Post Listing block, you can click on it to bring up the block settings on the right.

If you do not see the sidebar, click the ‘cog’ icon next to the Publish button.


This option lets you add a border between the posts in list view and columns in grid view.

Display Settings

Here, you can change the kinds of posts that are displayed in the block.

The Choose Specific Posts toggle will let you show only specific posts by entering them into a text field, separated by commas.

Number of Items lets you choose how many posts appear in the block. You can have a minimum of 1 post or a maximum of 100 appear in the block.

You can enter specific Authors, Categories, or Tags into any of those text fields to display specific posts that fit your criteria. You can enter more than one in each field, separated by commas.

The Show “More” Button toggle will let you have a button at the bottom of the block that will let visitors load more posts.

This option lets you toggle on displaying a featured image for the posts in the block. If the option is toggled on, you’ll see another option that lets you toggle displaying the featured image’s caption.

Post Control Settings

The Show Excerpt toggle will let you hide or show post excerpts inside the block.

The Type Scale slider lets you adjust the font size for the post title and excerpts inside the block.

Color Settings

Text Color will let you alter the text of the post titles and excerpts inside the block.

Post Meta Settings

This setting has toggles for showing or hiding the Date, Category, Author and Author Portrait inside the block.

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The Additional CSS Class box lets you assign one or more custom CSS classes to the block. If your site is on the Premium plan or higher, you can use custom CSS to make further customizations to the block. Learn more.

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