How to Add Custom Blocks in Drupal?
By Jithin on February 1st, 2017
Drupal is a digital web management tool that provides quick access to create or change the site content. And also, in a simple way or you can say directly. Now as a web management tool Drupal can also provide or give specific permissions to its users so they can access specific functions in the site tool. There’s one feature called Custom Blocks which can provide customised blocks in as content.
You can easily create a custom block in Drupal. And you can easily Add & Arrange it on your content page as per your requirements. So let’s see how we can easily add a custom block.
Add Custom Blocks in Drupal
Step 1: Log in to the Drupal Admin panel with your Username & Password.
Step 2: Go to the tab ‘Structure’ as shown in the below image.
Step 3: Click on the Block Layout.
Step 4: Click on the TAB as Custom Block Library.
Step 5: Click on + Add Custom Block. This button will take you to the next page as Step 6 Image.
Step 6: Enter the block type or block Description on the textbox as you can see in the below image.
Step 7: Then you can see a white box, this white box is for space to write the content of your block. If you know HTML, you can use it to design your new page.
Step 8: When you write your content there are some basic important tools available. So, you don’t have to write down simple and common HTML tags. You can Import image and source code.
Step 9: Click On the SAVE button to save the Custom Block.
Note: When you save the custom block, you can manage it from the Custom Block Library. Your block description will update here as you can see in the image below.
So, this is how you can add custom blocks in Drupal. Once you can understand How to use this feature, You can save a lot of time in designing individual pages. If you have any questions, please let us know in the comments section.