Column is a vertical structural elements which has some width and height. And in HTML structures, column is an essential common layout to make the grid layouts.
How to use the Column Block of The Plus Addons For Gutenberg
The Column block comes with a simple layout with customized styling options, you can create a standard layout and other block layouts too for your websites.
Configuration for Column
Column adepts it’s height from the base row or div, but width is the main selection for it. Just select width and start putting structures in it.
Gutenberg gives multiple ways to add Column into the content building area or we say playground. Check for the “+” icon in the top toolbar or click the “+” icon in the content area or start typing Column after “/” sign, eg.“/Column”, in the content area. Gutenberg also provides drag & drop after opening the list of Blocks panel.
After placing the Block you’ll see three tabs on the right editing panel containing “Layout”, “Style” and “Advanced”. Go and start with the Layout tab.
Select width of column in here. I prefer % over px.
We have given the seven types of Vertical positions for the column. Select your desired type for the column. The types we provided are:
We have given the seven types of Horizontal positions for the column. Select your desired type for the column. The types we provided are:
You can set the space of the block using this option.
The Style tab is used for customizing the appearance of all the Column Block components. All these styling options include customizing the fonts, colors, background, margins and padding which are common across all the Blocks. So, we have created a single detailed article explaining these Styling Options.
View The Style Tab Article
Apply suitable background like color/ gradient / image to an element.
Draw a border around the element and give width and color to it.
Set the radius curve of the element’s corner.
Give Box/Text/Drop shadow effect and color to an element.