Want to display Gutenberg Block Template content inside Elementor Editor?
You’re probably familiar with the Gutenberg editor and the Elementor page builder. Gutenberg is the default WordPress editor that allows you to create content using blocks, while Elementor is a popular page builder that lets you design custom layouts without coding.
There’s already a plugin called Elementor Blocks for Gutenberg. This plugin allows you to add Elementor content to Gutenberg but not vice versa.
But why would you want to add them in the first place? Isn’t Elementor more powerful? We had this case where we wanted the RSS feed block, as Elementor does not have an RSS Feed widget.
Similarly, there can be multiple reasons why you wish to render Gutenberg Block in Elementor.
Let’s find out how.
Steps to Display Gutenberg in Elementor:
Fortunately, it’s possible to display Gutenberg blocks in Elementor with just a few steps. Using a plugin – The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg, you can easily integrate Gutenberg blocks into your Elementor designs.
Step 1: Install The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg
To use Gutenberg blocks in Elementor, first you need to install The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg, click on Plugins → Add New and search for ‘The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg’ and then install this plugin.
Step 2: Create the Content in Reusable Blocks
Then, from the admin sidebar, hover on The Plus Settings from The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg and click Reusable Blocks.
Then click on the Add New button and create the content that you want to render on the Elementor Page.
Let’s add the RSS Feed block, like in my case, and then publish this.
After this, publish the content. You can add additional content if you want using Gutenberg blocks here. The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg comes with a wide range of block collections for the Gutenberg Block Editor.
Step 3: Copy the Reusable Block Shortcode
Then, on the Reusable block page, you will find a shortcode for every template.
Simply copy this for integrating Gutenberg to Elementor.
Step 4: Paste the Shortcode in the Elementor Page
Open the Elementor page where you want to add the Gutenberg block content, and then paste the shortcode you copied above on the page.
That’s it, and you’re done.
This blog covered how to use Gutenberg blocks in Elementor, I hope it was helpful.
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FAQs on Displaying Gutenberg Blocks in Elementor
1. Can I use any Gutenberg block with Elementor or only specific ones?
You can use any Gutenberg block with Elementor to add content to your pages and posts. You can choose from the blocks that are available in the Gutenberg block library and insert them into Elementor using The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg plugin.
2. Is it possible to add Gutenberg block to Elementor?
Yes, it is possible to display a Gutenberg block in Elementor:
1. Install The Plus Blocks for Gutenberg plugin.
2. Create a reusable block in Gutenberg.
3. Copy the shortcode for the reusable block.
4. Paste the shortcode into the Elementor editor using the Shortcode widget.
3. Is it possible to display Elementor Widgets in Gutenberg Editor?
Yes, it is possible to display an Elementor Widget in Gutenberg Editor using the Elementor Blocks for Gutenberg plugin. You can do this by creating a template in Elementor and then importing it from the Elementor Library in Gutenberg Editor.