Reusable Blocks Extended

Description

Extend Gutenberg Reusable Blocks feature with a complete admin panel, widgets, shortcodes and PHP functions.

This plugin extends the Reusable Blocks admin interface and provides few fancy features:

  • Add Reusable Blocks dashboard informations
  • Activate Reusable Blocks admin screen
  • Provide a list of Posts where each Reusable Block is used and the date it was last modified
  • Provide a live preview of your reusable blocks from the Reusable Blocks admin screen, with your theme stylesheets
  • Provide a Reusable Blocks Widget to use your block anywhere you want in your theme’s widgets areas
  • Provide a Reusable Blocks Shortcode to use your block anywhere you want in your Post types (even if they use the Classic Editor rather than Gutenberg!)
  • Provide some Reusable Blocks PHP functions to use your block anywhere you want in your theme even

Screenshots

  • Extended Reusable Blocks admin screen with preview
  • Reusable block widget

Installation

  1. Install the plugin and activate.
  2. Go to Reusable Blocks Admin Menu

FAQ

How to implement Reusable Blocks using Widgets
  • Go to WP-Admin > Appearance > Widgets.
  • Add “Reusable Block” Widget to your widget area.
  • Choose the reusable block you want to use and save the widget.
How to implement Reusable Blocks with shortcode
  • Go to WP-Admin > Reusable Blocks.
  • Choose the reusable block you want to use; copy the provided shortcode.
  • Then, paste it where you want.

Syntax: [reblex id="NUMERIC_ID_OF_THE_REUSABLE_BLOCK"]

How to implement Reusable Blocks with PHP functions
  • Go to WP-Admin > Reusable Blocks.
  • Choose the reusable block you want to use; copy the provided PHP function.
  • Then, paste it where you want.

Syntax:
reblex_display_block( NUMERIC_ID_OF_THE_REUSABLE_BLOCK );

Note for developers: you may also need to get the shortcode data before displaying it. In this case, you should use the following function:
reblex_get_block( NUMERIC_ID_OF_THE_REUSABLE_BLOCK );

Reviews

تشرینی دووه‌م 3, 2019
Great plugin and very useful for me to make my daily workflow flowing better based on template based blog writing.
ئه‌یلول 22, 2019
This is a very usefull plugin. Wth the previews but also with links where the block is used to find locations very fast. I like it very much. Onlu the list where a block is used can become very long, maybe make it colapsible?
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Contributors & Developers

“Reusable Blocks Extended” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

0.5

  • Improvement of the preview feature, which is now displaying your reusable blocks in a modal window.

0.4

  • Force block editor for wp_block post type even with Classic Editor plugin activated.
  • Collapsible items improvements.

0.3

  • Make block instances collapsible for a better preview. Props @alfredg.

0.2

  • Use @import instead of link tag or enqueues in the preview iframe.

0.1

  • Plugin initial commit. Works fine 🙂