Use the Archive Title block to display the name of the Category, Tag, or custom Taxonomy, on the archive pages.
To add an Archive Title block, click the Block Inserter icon when editing the archive page template. Search for the Archive Title block. Click on it to add the block to your page template.
Video showing how to add the Archive Title block
You can also type /archive-title and hit enter in a new paragraph block to add the Archive Title block quickly.
To view the block toolbar, click on the block and the toolbar will be displayed.
Every block comes with unique toolbar icons. These block-specific controls allow you to manipulate the block right in the editor.
The Archive Title block shows seven buttons in the block toolbar:
- Transform to
- Drag icon
- Move arrows
- Change alignment
- Change heading level
- Change text alignment
- More options
Click on the “Transform” button to convert the Archive Title block into a “Group” block or “Columns” block.
To drag and drop the block to a new location on the page template, click and hold the rectangle of dots, then drag to the new location. The blue separator line indicates where the block will be placed. Release the left mouse button when you find the new location to place the block.
The up and down arrow icons can be used to move the block up and down on the page.
- None – Leaves the block the current size.
- Wide width – Increase the width of the block beyond the content size.
- Full width – Extend the block to cover the full width of the screen.
Change heading level:
You can choose the heading level for the archive title from H1-H6.
Change text alignment:
Click the “Change alignment” button in the Block toolbar to display the alignment drop-down. You can align the block text to the left, make it center-aligned or align it to the right.
These controls give you the option to copy, duplicate, and edit your block as HTML.
In addition to the block toolbar, every block has specific options in the editor sidebar.
If you do not see the sidebar, click the ‘cog’ icon next to the Save button.
You can customize the text color and background color for the Archive Title block. The color options available will vary based on the theme. Pick a color from the suggestions, or add a custom color using the color picker or by adding a color code.
On this tab, you can adjust the Font size, Appearance, Letter case, Font family, Line height and Letter-spacing.
To access all the typography options click on the + button in the right corner of the Typography tab.
Click on the ‘+” icon to the right of Dimensions to explore the Dimensions Settings for the block. Dimension controls are used to control how groups of blocks are placed alongside one another, by changing the values for padding, margin, and other dimensions
The “Advanced” tab lets you add CSS class(es) to your block. This will allow you to write custom CSS and styles to the block.
- Created 2022-03-10