Paragraph

Start with the basic building block of all narrative.

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

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For developers

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.

Documentation

{
  "content": {
    "type": "string",
    "source": "html",
    "selector": "p",
    "default": "",
    "__experimentalRole": "content"
  },
  "dropCap": {
    "type": "boolean",
    "default": false
  },
  "placeholder": {
    "type": "string"
  },
  "direction": {
    "type": "string",
    "enum": [
      "ltr",
      "rtl"
    ]
  },
  "anchor": {
    "type": "string",
    "source": "attribute",
    "attribute": "id",
    "selector": "*"
  }
}

Block Supports

Optional. Type: Object.

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

Documentation

{
  "anchor": true,
  "className": false,
  "color": {
    "gradients": true,
    "link": true,
    "__experimentalDefaultControls": {
      "background": true,
      "text": true
    }
  },
  "spacing": {
    "margin": true,
    "padding": true
  },
  "typography": {
    "fontSize": true,
    "lineHeight": true,
    "__experimentalFontFamily": true,
    "__experimentalTextDecoration": true,
    "__experimentalFontStyle": true,
    "__experimentalFontWeight": true,
    "__experimentalLetterSpacing": true,
    "__experimentalTextTransform": true,
    "__experimentalDefaultControls": {
      "fontSize": true
    }
  },
  "__experimentalSelector": "p",
  "__unstablePasteTextInline": true
}