The Block Lab team has moved its custom block efforts over to Genesis Custom Blocks. To take advantage of all the great things about Block Lab as well as gain access to all new features as they are released, we recommend that you install Genesis Custom Blocks.
If you’re an existing Block Lab user and would like to learn more about what this means for you, including how to easily and automatically migrate to the new plugin, you can find more details here.
Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor, opens up a whole new world for the way we build pages, posts, and websites with WordPress. Block Lab makes it easy to harness Gutenberg and build custom blocks the way you want them to be built. Whether you want to implement a custom design, deliver unique functionality, or even remove your dependence on other plugins, Block Lab equips you with the tools you need to hit “Publish” sooner.
A Familiar Experience
Work within the WordPress admin with an interface you already know.
Add from a growing list of available fields to your custom blocks.
Let the plugin do the heavy lifting so you can use familiar WordPress development practices to build block templates.
Developer Friendly Functions
Simple to use functions, ready to render and work with the values stored through your custom block fields.
From Within WordPress
- Visit Plugins > Add New
- Search for “Block Lab”
- Install the Block Lab plugin
- Activate Block Lab from your Plugins page.
- Clone Block Lab into a working directory with
block-labdirectory, and run
npm install && composer install
- Next, build the scripts and styles with
- Move the
block-labfolder to your
- Activate the Block Lab plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress