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How to Edit a Reusable Block in WordPress (Gutenberg)

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As you are working on your site, there may come a time when you would like to edit one or more of your saved Gutenberg blocks. While the process is straightforward, finding the right spot in the WordPress Admin area may not be.

OPTION 1: Type the URL in your browser. Go to your site’s domain and then add: /wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=wp_block

Example: https://www.ENTERYOURDOMAINHERE.YOURDOMAINEXTENSION/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=wp_block

OPTION 2: Pretend that you are going to add a reusable block.

Go to the “Reusable” block section.

Open up the “Reusable” section. Scroll to the bottom until you see a textual link to “Manage All Reusable Blocks.”

Click the link to be taken to a screen that resembles a typical “Post” or “Page” list in the WordPress backend.

To edit the Gutenberg block, click its name.

I want to like Gutenberg….

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but during testing and now with its official release, regularly see this:

In this latest instance, it’s a new site being set up so that I could explore Gutenberg.

Update: 4/12/2019