The latest comments block displays the most recent comments readers have left on your blog.
The latest comments block can be added to a page by clicking on the Add Block button. It can be found in Widgets section. Alternatively, you can type /latest and click on Latest Comments.
Each block has its own block-specific controls that allow you to manipulate the block right in the editor.
You can transform a Latest Comments 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 Latest Comments 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.
The block toolbar for the latest comments block has options for alignment.
- Align left – Make the block left-aligned.
- Align center – Make the block alignment centered.
- Align right – Make the block right-aligned.
- 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.
The “Wide width” and “Full width” alignment settings must be enabled by your WordPress theme.
These controls give you the option to copy, duplicate, and edit your block as HTML.
Every block has specific options in the editor sidebar in addition to the options found in the block toolbar. If you do not see the sidebar, simply click the ‘cog’ icon next to the Publish button.
Latest Comments Settings
The Latest Comments Settings allow you to choose whether to display the avatar, the date, and/or the excerpt. They are all on by default. You may also choose the number of comments to display within the block.
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.
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