Using Block-based Widgets on you clients’ sites

Author: GoDaddy Garage

Date: September 24, 2021 

Category: Business, Tips and tricks

You can now add any block to Widget areas, as well as preview and schedule updates to the Widget areas using the Customizer. WordPress 5.8 introduced Block-based widgets. This provides a consistent experience with how you use the block editor for posts now and ways you are already using the Customizer. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use Block-based widgets.

What are Widgets?

WordPress Widgets add content and features to your website, usually in areas like the sidebar or headers and footers. These are areas that display smaller features that are simple to modify without code. Several