Text formatting options

The text formatting toolbar has tools such as bold and italic, as well as the ability to link to other webpages.

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New post with no block selected

The toolbar is hidden until you have selected the block of text.

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Block selected and toolbar visible

To create a new block of text or image, you can either:

  • enter text and hit the return button; this will create a new block of text.
  • click on the “+” button on the top left of the editor page.

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    Add new block image

To apply headings to a block of text (which helps organize your content on a page):

  • click on the + icon at the top left,
    add new block imagescroll down to the “Common Blocks” section,

    and choose Heading; select the appropriate heading for your section.

  • Go to the block you want to change, and click on the paragraph icon on the left.
    This will change it to a “recycle” arrows icon; choose the Heading block type.
    Select the appropriate heading for your section.