Caxton – Gutenberg Addon by PootlePress – A Quick Look

Caxton is a plugin developed by PootlePress. Available at WP repo. At the time of writing this post. Currently, there is just one block "Posts Grid" however it is expected that more blocks will be added later. Let&;s have a quick look at this addon.

Beautiful Posts Grid Block

This addon brings an awesome posts grid block which allows you to add nice posts grid on any page. Let&x27;s have a look at some screenshots first.

Screenshots

Caxton post grid Square
2 Column Square
Caxton post grid circle
2 Column Circle
Caxton post grid Rectangle
2 Column Rectangle
2 columns, Title below image
3 Columns, Title below image
2 columns, title below, excerpt enabled
2 columns, title below, excerpt, meta & date enabled

Block Options

This has many options to customize the post grid look. Let&x27;s have a look at currently available options.

Caxton post grid block options
  • Category: You may select a category to display posts from.
  • Order: You got a few options to select here to order the posts in the grid.
  • Image Shape: You can choose from available shapes, currently there are Square, Circle & Rectangle.
  • Include posts without image toggle: By default, it skips the posts which don&x27;t have a featured image set. Toggle on to include those posts as well.
  • Display post date toggle: If enabled published date will display below image.
  • Display post meta: If enabled, meta will be displayed.
  • Display post excerpt: If enabled excerpt will be displayed.
  • Show title below image: If enabled title will display below image.
  • Then you got 3 slider options to control Title size, number columns & rows for the grid.

Quick Video Walkthrough

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