How to delete blocks on Wordpress

In this post, I show how to delete blocks in WordPress step by step.

In my tutorial, I show you how to delete all types of WordPress blocks. I also show you how to move WordPress blocks.

Let’s look at deleting different WordPress blocks.

How To Delete A Single WordPress Block

To delete a single WordPress block.

  • Step One – Select The Block You Want To Delete
  • Step Two – Click The Three Dots On The Toolbar
  • Step Three – Select ‘Remove Block’ From The Menu

First, click anywhere within the block you want to remove. In my example, I am going to delete a paragraph block. A toolbar appears above the block.

Select a block

On the toolbar, click on the three dots.

Select the three dots

On the menu, select ‘Remove block’.

Remove block

The paragraph block has gone.

Block is removed

You can also click on the block you want to remove in your post and use the ‘Delete’ key on your keyboard.

How To Delete A Blank WordPress Block

To delete a blank WordPress block.

  • Step One – Select The Block You Want To Delete And Type Any Letter In The Block
  • Step Two – Click The Three Dots On The Toolbar
  • Step Three – Select ‘Remove Block’ From The Menu
Blank block

First, click anywhere in the block, then type a letter. Then, click on the block again to make the toolbar appear.

Type a letter

Select the three dots on the toolbar.

Select the three dots

Finally, select ‘Remove block’.

Remove block

The blank block has gone.

Block is removed

How To Delete Multiple WordPress Blocks

To delete multiple WordPress blocks.

  • Step One – Select The Block You Want To Delete Then Hold The Shift Key And Click On The Other Blocks You Want To Delete
  • Step Two – Click The Three Dots On The Toolbar
  • Step Three – Select ‘Remove Block’ From The Menu

First, click on one of the blocks you want to remove. Then, hold the ‘Shift’ key and click on the other blocks you want to delete.

Select multiple blocks

From the toolbar, select the three dots, then click on ‘Remove blocks’.

Select three dots and delete

The blocks have gone.

You can also hold the left-click button on your mouse and move your cursor over the blocks you want to delete. From the toolbar, select ‘Remove blocks’.

How To Move WordPress Blocks

To move WordPress blocks.

  • Step One – Select The Block You Want To Move
  • Step Two – Click The Up And Down Arrow To Move The Block Or Drag And Drop By Selecting And Holding The 6 Dots On The Toolbar

First, click on the block you want to move.

Click on block

In the toolbar, there are two options to move the block. Use the up and down arrows to move the block up or down one space. Use the six dots to drag the block to anywhere on the page.

Move block

I moved the paragraph block to sit about the sub-heading.

Block moved

How To Add, Move, And Delete WordPress Blocks Video Tutorial.

Conclusion

Now you can delete and move WordPress blocks in your blog posts.

You can do this with all types of WordPress blocks. Click on the block you want to edit and use the options on the toolbar.

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