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Blocks : Advanced design & development tools

Blocks : Advanced design & development tools

Blocks

Padma | unlimited Blocks offers advanced design & development tools to improve the development experience of WordPress/ClassicPress websites.

Padma | unlimited theme builder offers 17 Blocks integrated and 20+ through additional plugins.

A layout is made up of blocks.

In Grid Mode, blocks have a blue border. When the user hover the pointer over the block, its edges glow, and a tool tip appears, displaying information about the block.
In Design Mode, blocks limits are not perceptible but the content to be styled.

Using the Blocks

  • To create a block click and drag on the grid.
    Alternatively, add blocks using cloning, presets, or shared layouts,
  • Move a block by clicking inside it and dragging it to the new position.
  • Change a block’s type by right-clicking the block, clicking Switch Block Type, and clicking the new type in the options panel.
  • Delete a block by right-clicking the block and then clicking Delete Block.

Important:

Blocks can’t overlap each other in Grid Mode.
It is a requirement to assign a block type at first, to define the content and the block options available.(content blocks, navigation blocks, widget blocks, etc.)

By  right-clicking a Block, the Open  Block Options will appear, and it will display a panel with further information for additional configurations.

Block Types

Core Block types:

  • Header
  • Navigation
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Content
  • Widget Area
  • Footer
  • Slider
  • Embed
  • Pin Board
  • Custom Code
  • Text
  • Image
  • Search
  • Listings
  • Social
  • Video
  • Audio

Available blocks by plugin:

Content Slider

  • Content slider

Padma Gallery

  • Gallery


Post Slider

  • Post Slider


Padma Shortcode Block

  • Shortcode Generator


Padma Sociable

  • Sociable


Padma Visual Elements
(require Shotcodes Ultimate plugin)

  • Button
  • Divider
  • Dailymotion
  • Dummy Image
  • Dummy Text
  • Google Map
  • Heading
  • Label
  • Spacer
  • Vimeo
  • YouTube
  • Acordion
  • Columns
  • Spoiler
  • Tabs
  • FontAwsome Icon

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