Gutenberg Editor and NC State Theme Support
The Free Tier of the Web Platform is a powerful and easy-to-use tool. There are many training and support resources available for editors who have research, unit, and faculty sites.
This series of videos provides an overview and training on how to use the Gutenberg Editor within the NC State theme.
- Intro to Block Editor (00:07:57)
Learn the basics of the WordPress Gutenberg workspace.
- Building with Blocks (00:05:58)
Learn how to build your page using block elements.
- Working in a New Page and Saving Changes (00:02:20)
Review how to work in a new page and how to save any changes made.
- Publishing, Previewing, Saving as Draft (00:01:22)
Review the steps on how to publish, preview and save your work as a draft.
- Creating news posts
Learn how to create news posts.
- How to add an image or pdf to your page/post using the media library
Learn how to use the media library and add images or files to your page or post.
- Image Alignment
Learn how to add an image and set the alignment with text
- Cropping Images for the recommended theme image size (1500 x 844 px, 72 dpi)
This Google Doc provides an overview of the Gutenberg workspace and functions within the NC State theme.
Monthly Training Workshops
Each month University Communications offers workshops on how to use the Gutenberg Editor and NC State theme. Anyone is welcome to enroll in Reporter.
Content Maintainer 1: Gutenberg and WordPress Basics
In this hour-long workshop, you will learn about the basic steps for pages, posts, the media library, and a general overview of the block editor.
OIT Drop-in Office Hours
OIT has drop-in hours on Fridays to support website and Gutenberg questions. This is not a training session, but a place to come if you want advice, have a question or need other support. Learn more
Questions? Contact CNR Web
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