Do you want to add multi-column content in your WordPress posts? Columns can be used to create engaging layouts for your posts and pages.
Traditional print media, like newspapers and magazines, have been using multi-column layouts since the very early days of printing. Their goal was to make it easier for users to read the smaller text while utilizing the available space economically.
Single column layouts are more commonly used on the web. However, multi-column grids are still useful for highlighting content and making it easier to scan and read.
In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add multi-column content in your WordPress posts without writing any HTML code.
Adding Multi-Column Content in WordPress – The Easy Way
Creating multi-column content aka grid column content in WordPress is now easy because it comes as a default feature. The new WordPress Block Editor Gutenberg includes a columns block.
To add a multi-column layout, you need to create a new post or edit an existing one. Once you’re in the post edit area, click on the ‘Add’ icon on the top to add a block.
Next, you need to select the ‘Columns’ block located under ‘Layout Elements’ tab.
You will now see the mouse cursor jumping on the left column and a text placeholder will appear on the right column.
As you can see in the above screenshot, the Columns block seems just an empty area at first. If you mouse over to the left, you can see the block border highlighted.