Facing Problems with Post Layouts? – Guten Post Layout is the Answer!

Have you ever thought to make your own website without any programming knowledge? If yes and you were using WordPress and a number of plugins for that purposes, I think I have a good news for you!

GutenDev launched another plugin for Gutenberg Editor that can help you to design your web page/post’s layout even better way. Your posts will be organized in a way you want. 

There are more than 20+ features in the new Guten Post Layout plugin. Before going any further, let’s know how you can install the Guten Post Layout plugin and activate it. 

Installation of Ninja Gutenberg Blocks

If you do not have Gutenberg installed to your WordPress, you need to install Gutenberg plugin first.  You can install Ninja Gutenberg Blocks in two ways: 
 ❇️ From WordPress Admin Panel
 ❇️ Manual Installation

From WordPress Admin Panel : 
Login to your WordPress Admin Area, usually www.yoursitename.tld/wp-admin

WordPress Admin Panel

 Go to Plugins and Press Add New. Search with Ninja Gutenberg Blocks and click Install Now. After the installation is done, press Activate.

Guten Post Layout Installation

Manual Installation :
To install the plugin manually, you need to download the plugin from the following button first. 


You will get a zipped file named guten-post-layout.zip . From your WordPress Admin panel, Go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin. Select the downloaded zipped file and the Ninja Gutenberg Plugin will be installed to your WordPress. You need to activate the plugin form your Plugins page. 

If you have the access to the plugin folder of your WordPress form the control panel, you can also upload the zipped file to the wp-plugins directory and activate it from the Plugins page. 

Using Guten Post Layout Plugin

If you have Gutenberg Installed to your WordPress, you can use Ninja Gutenberg Blocks whenever you are creating a post or a page. After the installation of Ninja Gutenberg Blocks, you can see the list of the blocks on your block explorer. 

There are a number of ways to init the usages of the the Guten Post Layout by GutenDev. The easiest way is to type /guten on a blank paragraph block. 

Guten Post Layout Shortcuts

Or you can click the Block inserter and Search Guten Post Layout. 

After you have inserted the Guten Post Layout Block, you may see some of your previous posts are shown in a grid layout. This is the default view of the block. 

The first look at the Guten Post Layout

Block Settings

In the block setting section, you will get the following settings with some sub settings. 

Lets explore our Guten Post Layout and see some live examples. 

The examples below will also point out the settings part of the block so that you can reproduce the exact design for your site. 

  • Layout Settings
    • Columns [You can choose the number of columns]
    • Column Gap [You can increase and decrease the column gaps.]
    • Grid Skin [There are three designs, for now, you can choose any]
  • Query Settings
    • Post Types [post/page/media/…..]
    • Order By [Newest to Oldest / Oldest to Newest / A to Z / Z to A]
    • Category [Your posts’ category]
    • Number of items [Number of post/pages/…… you want to show]
  • Additional Settings
    • Display/Hide the Featured Image
    • Set the image size
    • Display/Hide the Author name
    • Display/Hide the post date
    • Display/Hide the Read more button
    • Change the text of the Read More button

Skin 1 – Design 1

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 2, Columns gap: 15, Grid Skin: Skin 1]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 6 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[All default]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width] [See the Screenshot below]

Full Width From the Block Setting

Skin 1 – Design 2

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 3, Columns gap: 15, Grid Skin: Skin 1]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 6 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Hidden: Author and Date]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width]

Skin 1 – Design 3

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 1, Columns gap: 15, Grid Skin: Skin 1]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 2 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Default Settings]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width, List View] 

Skin 1 – Design 4

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 4, Columns gap: 15, Grid Skin: Skin 1]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 10 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Default Settings]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width]

Skin 2 – Design 1

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 2, Columns gap: 1.01, Grid Skin: Skin 2]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 5 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Default Settings]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width]

Skin 2 – Design 2

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 1, Columns gap: 15, Grid Skin: Skin 2]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 4 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Default Settings]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width, Align Text Left]

Skin 3 – Design 1

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 4, Columns gap: 6.01, Grid Skin: Skin 3]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 8 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Default Settings]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width, Align Text Left]

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Skin 3 – Design 2

Settings: 
✏️ Layout Settings:
[Columns: 2, Columns gap: 15, Grid Skin: Skin 3]
✏️ Query Settings: 
[Post Type: Number of items: 4 ]
✏️ Additional Settings:
[Hide All]
✏️ Post/Page Layout Settings: 
[Full Width, Align Text Left]

You can make your own designs too. Just try playing with the number of columns, columns gap, number of items and skins. I am sure you can make your own design. 
There is another feature you can try.

Slides View

With the Guten Post Layout Plugin, you can design your customized Slides view too.
You will get the following options to customize your slides that are made form your posts/pages/media/… 

  • Layout Settings
    • Column Gap [You can increase and decrease the column gaps.]
    • Grid Skin [There are three designs, for now, you can choose any]
    • Slides Number
    • Autoplay [On/ Off]
    • Navigation Style [Dot/Arrow/none]
  • Query Settings
    • Post Types [post/page/media/…..]
    • Order By [Newest to Oldest / Oldest to Newest / A to Z / Z to A]
    • Category [Your posts’ category]
    • Number of items [Number of post/pages/…… you want to show]
  • Additional Settings
    • Display/Hide the Featured Image
    • Set the image size
    • Display/Hide the Read more button
    • Display Post Excerpt
    • Change the text of the Read More button

Let’s see the following examples. 

Feature Request

You can always request any features you want with Guten Post Layout. All you need to do is open a ticket on the plugin page of Guten Post Layout or comment below. If you have any suggestion or find a bug donot hesitate to contact us. Our 24/7 support team is always ready to fulfil your needs.