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Floating Callout


Creates a Gutenberg block displayed float right or float left relative to other content. You may set padding, margins, background color or background image, border style and border color.

Useful for creating an information sidebar, such as an About the Author block within an article, or a callout such as an invitation to register for your webinar within an article on the same topic.

Source code at

Borrows from techniques used in the Wrapper component of the Editor Blocks plugin. Created using Create Guten Block.


Floating Callout
Copyright (C) 2018 David F. Carr

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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  • A blog post with a callout or sidebar area promoting a book.
  • In the editor, the post is displayed align right in approximately the same position. The placeholder banner (not displayed on the front end) makes it easier to click to select the floating content.


  1. Upload the entire floating-callout folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

Contributors & Developers

“Floating Callout” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Initial release.