Page Builder for Gutenberg – StarterBlocks

Description

StarterBlocks – The Blocks Template Library for Gutenberg

Supercharge the Gutenberg editor with our ever-growing library of templates. Discovery what’s possible and implement any design on your website in virtually no time at all.

Worried that our templates may not work with your theme? We’ve got you covered. With our custom page templates option you can override any theme. Missing a plugin a template needs? No worries, we’ll even help you install what you need, all from the Gutenberg editor.

Don’t waste hours trying to recreate a template you love. With a click of a button it is own website where you can start customizing it for your needs.

♥️ What the Plugin does?

  • Browse 700+ templates from your Gutenberg Editor that you can add to your site immediately.
  • Preview each Gutenberg block based template in the customizer preview.
  • Filter between the dependencies you want, and find exactly what you’re looking for.
  • See instantly which Gutenberg templates you have everything for, or may need to install some dependencies.
  • Automated install of anything you may need to install any template.
  • Block Patterns library support built in.
  • Make the Reusable Blocks visible in our library modal window. 😉
  • No frontend, no scripts, no styles – nothing! 🙂
  • Lightweight, efficient
  • Developer friendly: clean code, inline documentation

🚀 TYPICAL USE CASE OF THIS PLUGIN

You are building a big site with lots of pages and you just want it to look amazing. With StarterBlocks you can begin making pages with a variety of “starter blocks,” or templates.

You can browse through the categories, as well as collections of like-styled pages. When you find something you like, StarterBlocks makes sure you have everything you need. If a dependency (or required plugin) is missing, you are notified and can install the missing dependency. Worried that our templates may not work with your theme? No problem! With our custom page templates options you can transform any site into exactly what you want it to be no matter what them you are using.

Don’t waste hours trying to recreate a design you love. With a click of a button, you have it on your own site and you can begin customizing your “starter block” for your needs.

🎉 Supported Page Builders

Currently StarterBlocks supports only the Gutenberg / Block Editor of WordPress 5.0+.

🎨 Supported Themes

Though StarterBlocks will work with any theme that uses Gutenberg, we have found it to work exceptionally well with the following themes.

  • Astra Theme with Astra Pro Add-On Plugin – Custom Layouts (for Layouts, Headers, Footers, Hooks)
  • GeneratePress Theme with GP Premium Add-On Plugin – Elements (for Layouts, Headers, Hooks)
  • OceanWP Theme with Ocean Extra free Add-On Plugin – My Library (for Layouts, Hooks etc.)
  • Kava Pro Theme/ CrocoBlock Service with JetThemeCore Plugin – My Library (for Layouts, Pages, Headers, Footers, Single, Archive)
  • Genesis Framework with Genesis Child Themes — via Blox Lite and Blox (Pro) Plugins – Global Content Blocks (for Sections, Hooks)
  • Page Builder Framework with WPBF Premium Add-On Plugin – Custom Section (for Sections, Layouts, Hooks etc.)
  • Customify with Customify Pro Add-On Plugin – Hooks (for Layouts, Sections, Hooks etc.)
  • Suki with Suki Pro Add-On Plugin – Custom Blocks (for Layouts, Sections, Hooks etc.)
  • Neve with Neve Pro Add-On Plugin – Custom Layouts (for Layouts, Sections, Hooks etc.)
  • Woostify with Woostify Pro Add-On Plugin – Header Footer Builder (for Elementor theming areas – Headers/ Footers)
  • Avada Theme with Avada Fusion Builder – Library (for Templates, Pages, Layouts, Columns, Rows)
  • Divi Theme with Divi Builder – Library (for Templates etc.)
  • Extra Theme with Divi Builder – Library (for Templates etc.) – Category Templates (for Layouts, Templates etc.)

🚀 SUPPORTED PLUGINS

StarterBlocks works with all plugins that support Gutenberg, but it has been tested specifically with the following to ensure complete compatibility.

  • see Page Builder Plugins above 🙂
  • see Gutenberg-specific Plugins below 🙂
  • Redux Framework Plugin – Theme and Plugin Options/Fields Framework
  • Advanced Custom Fields Plugin – Custom Fields

📦 Supported Gutenberg-Specific Plugins (Block Editor)

👍 BE A CONTRIBUTOR

If you want to translate, go to the Translation Portal at translate.wordpress.org.

You can also contribute code-wise via our GitHub Repository – and see where you can help. Be sure to use our develop branch to submit pull requests.

📝 Documentation and Support

  • For more information about features, FAQs and documentation, check out our website at StarterBlocks.
  • If you have any more questions, visit our support on the Plugin’s Forum.

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🔐 Privacy

StarterBlocks does not interact with end users on your website. Our templates will continue to work even if StarterBlocks is uninstalled.

StarterBlocks utilizes Freemius for account management as well as to enable our premium offerings. You can find their privacy policy here: https://freemius.com/privacy/ and their terms of service here: https://freemius.com/terms/.

The StarterBlocks plugin uses a custom API to fetch our content library and our Gutenberg templates. To improve the service and stability we store logs which may or may not contain the following “Non-Personal Information:”

  • browser type
  • referring site
  • date and time of request
  • template ID requested
  • date of cached version of the given API request
  • supported block plugins installed (slug only, no versions)
  • version of StarterBlocks installed

API requests are only made when a user clicks on the Library button or click to launch the StarterBlocks tour.

For more details on our privacy policy: https://starterblocks.io/privacy
For more details on on our terms and conditions: https://starterblocks.io/terms

Screenshots

  • The StarterBlocks every-growing library of templates.
  • Grouped pages known as collections, helping you build out any website.
  • Preview the template before you import it.
  • Import wizard with integrated dependency installer.
  • Integrated tour.

Installation

  1. Upload the entire plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

Once Activated, you will find a ‘Library’ at the top of the Gutenberg editor.
For basic usage, you can also have a look at the plugin website StarterBlocks.

If you want, you can use the Gutenberg plugin to get bleeding-edge experiments by the Gutenberg team.

FAQ

Who should use the StarterBlocks Block Library for Gutenberg?

The StarterBlocks Block Library for Gutenberg is a complete package of unique and creative templates that will help you build beautiful pages and posts on a website. It is of value for everyone and for all who love Gutenberg.

What are the requirements to use the StarterBlocks Library for Gutenberg?

You only need to have the latest version of WordPress on your website, to begin with. StarterBlocks is for Gutenberg is basically an addon for the default WordPress block editor. Therefore, the latest WordPress installation along with a theme should be enough, to begin with.

What themes does StarterBlocks Library for Gutenberg work with?

StarterBlocks is built to work wonderfully with all themes.

Can I use StarterBlocks for Gutenberg even while having another Page Builder?

The basic need or requirement for StarterBlocks for Gutenberg is the latest WordPress version. Should you need help, you can get in touch with us.

Can I use StarterBlocks for Gutenberg on client websites?

Yes! You can certainly use StarterBlocks on yours as well as your client’s websites.

Will StarterBlocks slow down my website?

Absolutely not! The StarterBlocks Library for Gutenberg plugin is built with ease and performance in mind. Its module architecture and the clean code keep it lightweight and fast. Therefore, it will not affect your website speed and performance in any way.

What more do I get with the StarterBlocks Library for Gutenberg?

When you use the StarterBlocks Library for Gutenberg, you get a huge library of ready-to-use sections and page templates that can be imported and used to build your own. Read an article about the StarterBlocks Library for Gutenberg to know more.

Reviews

Muzigo 7, 2020
It's just something I was dreamed for a while... a full block-based page builder super flexible and integrated with the best WordPress themes! And nothing more that a rock-solid team behind like the Redux Framework team (a framework that is commonly used by the most powerful themes) a must!
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Contributors & Developers

“Page Builder for Gutenberg – StarterBlocks” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0.6

  • Change: Sidebar colors now use default WordPress colors.
  • Fixed: Flicker that happened with the import dialog.
  • Fixed: Tour launch as well as tour re-running after page reload.
  • Fixed: Nearly all translation strings in the JavaScript, have a few sprintf’s to complete.
  • Fixed: Bug where if import is closed and re-tried, multiple imports of the same template occur.
  • Change: Cleaner path to upgrading to StarterBlocks Premium.

1.0.5

  • Fixed: Race condition bug.

1.0.4

  • Feature: Share links now working for both full page and section.
  • Feature: Upgrade path is much clearer.
  • Fixed: Dependency filter bugs.
  • Fixed: Brought navigation in line with Block Editor design patterns. Thanks @mapk.
  • Fixed: Removed unneeded language packs and implemented WP i38n for JS. Thanks @garrett-eclipse

1.0.3

  • Feature: Fixed the API to work in different nations by having a standard URL.
  • Fixed: Bug where the library got stuck without entries.

1.0.2

  • Feature: Better filtering response.
  • Update: Added hiding of extra buttons not needed.

1.0.1

  • Fix: API cache issue.
  • Feature: Preview Saved and Block Patterns in library.

1.0.0

  • Initial release – April 2020