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The Latest Posts block displays your most recent posts, making it easy for your readers to see what’s new on your blog.

Latest Posts Block
Here’s what the block looks like in the editor

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Add a Latest Posts Block

The Latest Posts block can be added to a page by clicking on the Add Block button. Alternatively, you can type /latest and click on Latest Posts.

Latest Posts Slash Command
Add latest posts with a slash command.

For more, visit our detailed instructions on adding blocks.

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Block Toolbar

When you click on the block, a toolbar of options will appear.

The block toolbar for the latest posts block has options for:

  • Align center
  • List view (default)
  • Grid view
Latest Posts Block Toolbar
Block Toolbar for Latest Posts block.

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Block 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
Post Content Settings

The Latest Posts block settings allow you to display or hide the content and date of the posts:

User the Featured Image Settings to:

  • Show featured images for your posts.
  • Choose the size of the images.
  • Choose the alignment of the images (left, center, or right.)
  • Link the featured images to their respective posts, so a reader can click on the image to be taken to the post.
Sorting and Filtering

You can choose how you wish to order the posts, with choices of:

  • Newest to Oldest (default)
  • Oldest to Newest
  • Alphabetical A to Z
  • Alphabetical Z to A

You have the option to choose a specific category or subcategory to display the posts from.

You may also specify the number of posts to display (if you have fewer posts than the limit, that number of posts will show.)

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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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