Section Block


Section Block for new WordPress Block Editor allow you to add Sections to your website and customize it:

  • customize section border,
  • customize section background image, add or hide overlay,
  • customize section padding,
  • customize section box shadow,

You can use any other Blocks inside this Section Block so this can be used to build more advanced templates.

Blocks inside this Section Block can be wide- or full-aligned, but section itself is always full-aligned.


  1. Install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly or upload the plugin files to the “/wp-content/plugins/section-block” directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” screen in WordPress
  3. Go to Block Editor and type /section to use this block.

Contributors & Developers

“Section Block” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Fixed: overlay opacity value (float) saved with “px” string at the end (auto-added by Gutenberg)
Fixed: first and last inner elements should have no margins on top and bottom relatively
Updated: outdated Gutenberg packages


  • Fixed: issue with block height.
  • Added: CSS variables polyfill
  • Improved: Only modified styles are added as inline variables


  • Initial release.