Kickstarter Embed

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With the Kickstarter Embed block, you can embed Kickstarter projects into your posts and pages. You don’t need a Kickstarter account to be able to embed projects.

Embedded Kickstarter Project:

Steps to Embed Kickstarter Projects:

  1. Find the Project you want to embed on Kickstarter.com, and select the project
  1. Use the create link button to create a custom project link

Copy the generated link

  1. Add a Kickstarter Embed Block to your post/page

Detailed instructions on adding blocks can be found here.

  1. Paste the Kickstarter Project link from step 2
  1. Click the “Embed” button

If it’s a link that can be successfully embedded you will see a preview in your editor.

If you use a URL that can’t be embedded, the block shows the message “Sorry, this content could not be embedded.” You will have two choices: Try again with a different URL or convert to link.

Block Toolbar Block Toolbar

Besides the Mover and Drag & Drop Handle, the Block Toolbar for the Kickstarter embed shows four buttons:

  • Transform to
  • Change alignment
  • Edit URL, and
  • More Options.

Transform to

You can transform a Kickstarter embed to a Group. This would give you the ability to change the background and text color around the Kickstarter embed.

Change Alignment – use reusable Block

  • Align left – Make the Kickstarter embed post-left-aligned.
  • Align center – Make the Kickstarter embed post alignment centered.
  • Align right – Make the Kickstarter embed post-align-right.
  • Wide width – Increase the width of the Kickstarter embed post beyond the content size.
  • Full width – extend the Kickstarter embed post to cover the full width of the screen.

“Wide width” and “Full width” alignment need to be enabled by the Theme of your site.

Edit URL

Via the edit URL, you can change the Kickstarter embed URL in the embed block. To overwrite the existing URL and click on the “Embed” button.

More Options:

Hide Block Settings

The Hide Block Settings option hides (or shows) the Block Setting panel in the editor’s sidebar.

Copy

Copy can be used to copy a selected block and then you can paste it wherever you want in the editor.

Duplicate

Duplicate can be used to duplicate selected block.

Insert Before

Insert a new block before the selected block(s).

Insert After

Insert a new block after the selected block(s).

Move To

If you select Move To, you will get a blue line inside your content, you can then use the arrows to move that line up and down to where you want the selected content to be moved into, hitting return on your keyboard at that point moves the block to that position.

Edit as HTML

The Edit as HTML option allows you to modify the HTML code of the embed block.

Add to Reusable blocks

Using the Add to Reusable blocks option lets you add the selected block to a list of reusable blocks, so you can use them on other posts or pages as well.

Group

Select the Group option if you want to create a group of blocks and treat them as a unit. You can for instance add a common background color or other blocks to the group.

Remove Block

With the Remove Block option, you can delete the selected block from your content.

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Block settings Block settings

Media Settings

Via the Media Settings, you can control the behavior of your post embed when viewed from a smaller device, like on a phone screen.

The Toggle switch turns on or off the resize functionality for smaller devices. The default setting is “on” or blue.

“Off:” This embed may not preserve its aspect ratio when the browser is resized. In the off position, the toggle switch is gray.

“On:” This embed will preserve its aspect ratio when the browser is resized. The toggle switch turns blue in the “On” position.

Advanced

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.

Changelog

  • Updated 2020-08-17
    • Updated 5.5 screenshots
    • Added “Move To” and “Copy” section under More Options
  • Created 2020-06-25