ACF Blocks

24 Jan

Using Context With ACF Blocks

ACF Blocks opens the door to more creative building possibilities. One example we previously explored was using InnerBlocks and parent/child relationships, where we nested ACF Blocks inside of each other. Nesting your ACF Blocks organizes y... Continue Reading

24 Jan

Extending ACF Blocks With Block Supports

Overview The WordPress Block Supports API offers plenty of features to extend your ACF Blocks. Additional attributes are passed to your block when you opt in to these features. Often, these features enable different parts of the block edito... Continue Reading

4 Dec

ACF Blocks: How to Use Block Locking

Locking down your ACF Blocks with block locking ensures those blocks can’t be removed or modified in unauthorized ways. You can think of block locking as a safety mechanism, whether you’re using it on a client’s WordPress site or one ... Continue Reading

11 Oct

ACF Blocks: Using InnerBlocks and Parent/Child Relationships

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to utilize the InnerBlocks component within an ACF Block. We’ll also demonstrate how you can leverage relationships to nest blocks while limiting their discoverability. By the end of the tuto... Continue Reading

28 Sep

ACF Blocks: Using get_block_wrapper_attributes()

The get_block_wrapper_attributes() function allows you to use the styles built by WordPress’ native supports for a block, such as background and text colors, padding, margin, etc. In the block editor, this is automatically output for ... Continue Reading

17 Aug

ACF Blocks FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Have a question about ACF Blocks that isn’t covered here? Then make sure to register for the next session of ACF Chat Fridays, or reach out on Twitter. Continue Reading

17 Aug

Create Your First ACF Block

ACF Blocks give you the power to create virtually any block you could desire, with the same features found in WordPress core blocks, such as InnerBlocks, Variations, and Styles. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a testimonial... Continue Reading

17 Aug

Key Concepts

ACF Blocks allows you to build on top of the WordPress blocks system introduced in WordPress 5.0 “Bebo”, giving you access to many of the same features available to core blocks, but with the output rendered from a PHP template. ACF Bloc... Continue Reading

17 Aug

ACF Blocks

Introduction ACF Blocks are customizable, dynamic, and integrate deeply with custom fields. A premium feature found in ACF PRO, ACF Blocks uses a powerful PHP-based framework to develop custom block types without the thorough knowledge of J... Continue Reading

20 Sep

How To Upgrade a Legacy Block to block.json With ACF 6

ACF 6.0 introduces support for WordPress’s block.json method of block registration, the recommended way of registering blocks since WordPress 5.8 and newer. You don’t have to upgrade your blocks, but you’ll need to do so if you want t... Continue Reading