Comment Edit Link

Displays a link to edit the comment in the WordPress Dashboard. This link is only visible to users with the edit comment capability.

This block is available in the latest version of WordPress and does not require the Gutenberg plugin.


For developers

Block Grammar & Markup

<!-- wp:comment-edit-link {"linkTarget":"_blank","style":{"typography":{"fontStyle":"normal","fontWeight":"700","lineHeight":"2","textTransform":"uppercase","letterSpacing":"13px"},"elements":{"link":{"color":{"text":"#ed1717"}}}},"backgroundColor":"recommended-color-03","fontSize":"extra-large","fontFamily":"system-monospace"} /-->


Context is used to pass values from a block to a descendant block; for example, a query and post template passing the query ID to the inner blocks.


Uses context. Optional. Type: Object.


Block Attributes

Optional. Type: Object.

Attributes provide the structured data needs of a block. They can exist in different forms when they are serialized, but they are declared together under a common interface.


  "linkTarget": {
    "type": "string",
    "default": "_self"
  "textAlign": {
    "type": "string"

Block Supports

Optional. Type: Object.

A set of options that enables or disables block controls in the editor, for example gradient colors or padding.


  "html": false,
  "color": {
    "link": true,
    "gradients": true,
    "text": false,
    "__experimentalDefaultControls": {
      "background": true,
      "link": true
  "spacing": {
    "margin": true,
    "padding": true
  "typography": {
    "fontSize": true,
    "lineHeight": true,
    "__experimentalFontFamily": true,
    "__experimentalFontWeight": true,
    "__experimentalFontStyle": true,
    "__experimentalTextTransform": true,
    "__experimentalTextDecoration": true,
    "__experimentalLetterSpacing": true,
    "__experimentalDefaultControls": {
      "fontSize": true