The Comment Author Name block displays the username of the comment’s author. This block is nested inside a Comment Query Loop block and lets you customize the appearance of the comment author’s name.
You can only insert the Comment Author Name Block inside a Comment Template block within the Comment Query Loop block.
Click the (+) icon inside the Comment Template block to open the block inserter pop-up window and search for the Comment Author Name block.
You can also use the keyboard shortcut
/comment-name to quickly insert a Comment Author Name block inside a Comment Template block.
The block toolbar contains the tools to customize each block. The Comment Author Name block’s toolbar is relatively simple with the following tools:
You can transform a Comment Author Name block into a Columns, or a Group block.
Use the block-moving tools to move the block up and down the editor. Use the six dots icon to drag and drop the Comment Author Name block and reposition it anywhere on the editor. Alternatively, click on the up and down arrows to move the block up or down the editor.
Change text alignment
Text alignment options lets you choose to align the author’s name left, center, or right.
The block settings panel contains customization options specific to the block. To open it, select the block and click the cog icon next to the Publish button.
Here are the options for the Comment Author Name block:
In the Link Settings section, you can enable the
Link to authors URL option to link the author’s name to their profile page. When you enable it, the
Open in new tab option will appear. Enable it if you want the author’s profile page opened in a new tab.
Text and background colors can be set on a per-block basis, allowing you to call attention to important content. Pick a color from the suggestions, or add a custom color using the color picker or by adding a color code.
Typography settings allow you to change a block’s font size, appearance, line height, letter casing, and spacing.
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 2022-07-25