Pressing return in the visual editor gives a line break plus a blank line. If you want a line break only, you press shift-return. In the html editor, pressing return once gives a line break, pressing it twice gives a line break plus a blank line. If you want more blank space between paragraphs, you cannot do it by pressing return repeatedly, because the HTML web standard is no multiple line breaks no multiple spaces either. You need to add padding or margin to your paragraph in the HTML post or page editor. Or write margin in place of padding. In the post or page editor, avoid solutions such as div or p tags enclosing nothing or enclosing a space, or enclosing the html for a space : they are stripped out if you switch the editor to visual.
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In this article, we will explain how to publish multi-column posts in WordPress, using Gutenberg or a simple plugin for the classic editor. Using multi-column writings in traditional media, such as newspapers and magazines, is very common due to its visual appeal. But on the Web, most posts use a single-column structure. However, sometimes for highlighting some of the content and because it is easier to read multi-column entries, we find that some WordPress websites also use multi-threaded writings. The purpose of creating multi-column content in the Web and WordPress is to create more attractive pages. This structure also allows users to read much more in a small space.
Why Use Multi-column Posts in WordPress?
WordPress allows you to create content in many different ways and also get creative with how you display content. And, columns are a great way to display content in an effective way. Columns can be used in so many different ways to arrange content.
Gutenberg is more than just blocks. It lets you layout a page using columns, thus providing greater flexibility with the look of your page. You can create columns and rows with a variety of different content in both. As can be expected with such a new release there are some limitations, but it still represents a great step forward. If you find you need more layout options after reading this guide, check out the Advanced Gutenberg plugin. This video, normally available only to OSTraining members, show how to use layout and column options in Gutenberg:. Open up the "Layout Elements" area and look for the three-column icon. After clicking the three-column icon, you will get empty columns with some placeholder text in the center column. Visually, I did find this initial layout a little confusion.