How to edit an existing WordPress Reusable Block

Now that you have created a Reusable Block for your WordPress site, how do you make changes to it? Learn how in this article.

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Maybe you inherited a site and aren’t sure how to even create a WordPress Reusable block. You’re in luck because I have written that article just for you.

Read: How to create a Reusable Block in WordPress

Shown below is the original My-Block WordPress Reusable Block I created in the 1st article (mentioned above):

Original Reusable Block

Manage WordPress Reusable Blocks Menu

In order to edit a Reusable Block select the block, click the 3-dot menu item, and choose the Manage Reusable blocks choice from the drop-down/up:

Manage Reusable Block

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Manage All WordPress Reusable Blocks Page

You are taken to a page that has any existing Reusable Blocks on your site. Simply click the Edit choice for whichever WordPress Reusable Block you want to change:

Edit Reusable Block

You can then make any changes you need to the WordPress Reusable Block on the page you are directed to. For the My-Block Reusable Block, I decided to make the text blue and the button background yellow.

Edited Reusable Block

Now anywhere on the site that the My-Block Reusable block is rendered, the changes are reflected as shown in the above screenshot.

Editing existing WordPress Reusable Blocks is a breeze. Let me know in the comments if you need any help with your WordPress Reusable Block or have any tips for us here.

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Josh Otwell has a passion to grow as a PHP Developer, SQL expert, and technical blogger/writer.

Disclaimer: The majority of examples in this post, are performed in a personal development/learning workstation environment and should not be considered production quality or ready. Your particular goals and needs may vary. Like always, just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. My opinions are my own.

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