Getting up and running with a successful blog nowadays is not an easy task. First you need to find a theme for your content, a niche you are interested in an knowledgeable at, then you need some intriguing post ideas, then the difficult part of coming up with engaging (although hopefully non click-baity) titles and writing up easy to read content. Once done you need to properly promote your posts on various social media platforms in order to drive traffic to your site and hopefully have some people read them.
In this article we will present you with some great plugins which will help you embed audio to your WordPress site. Whether you are looking to give your readers something to listen to while reading your articles, or if you are a musician or band manager who wants to promote their music, or if you create and manage a podcast and want your audience to have access to it via your website, the plugins listed in this article will help you achieve it. The plugins in this article are all compatible with the WordPress block editor either via shortcode or directly via a custom block.
A slideshow is a very effective tool to help you capture the visitor’s attention and promote content, products or services. In this article we will create a custom slideshow and embed it in our post’s content with the help of the Smart Slider 3 plugin.
Sliders are a great way to capture the reader’s attention. You can easily feature anything you want to promote whether it is content on your site, products you sell or services you offer. In this article we will check out the process of creating a slider and using a custom block to embed it in our content.
Galleries are a great way to break the monotony of continuous text, they can make your articles appear less daunting and more appealing to the average reader. They can also help readers visualize concepts you are writing about and of course they can be great assets when it comes to promoting products or services. All the above reasons make inline galleries a great asset for any content creator out there. In today’s installment of our block editor related articles we will be using the Modula Gallery plugin to help us create and use galleries in our content.
Whether you want to spice up your post’s content with some images to make it more pleasing to the reader’s eye, or are a photography professional who wants to promote and showcase your work, you need a simple and effective way of creating galleries and adding them in the content. The WordPress block editor offers a quick and easy way of bundling a few images in a gallery and placing them along the text, but if you need something more complex you might need to take a look at custom blocks provided by plugins like FooGallery.
Images are an invaluable tool for any content writer out there. They help readers better visualize the subject they are reading about and make the content more visually pleasing by introducing colorful breaks in the flow of the text.
We are concluding this part of our block editor series on contact form custom blocks with Ninja Forms. We will be using the custom block provided by the plugin to complete a basic contact page for our WordPress based website.
Contact forms provide a quick and easy way for site visitors to communicate with the owner, this makes contact pages essential for any modern website. Today we’re going to use the Caldera Forms plugin to create a contact form for our block based contact page.