Using the saved block library
You can save any block in your Qwilr Page to reuse later. Your saved blocks are stored in a library, which is easy to access and maintain.
In this article:
Adding a block to the library
While you're editing a Qwilr Page, you can save any block. At the top left corner of the block, click the Block Options icon (3 dots). Next, click the Save Block icon. Give the block a title, and click Save.
2 ways to access your block library
Qwilr has two access points for the library - they're useful for different tasks:
- Accessing from within a page: This is useful when you need to add a block to the page.
- Accessing from the dashboard: This is great for when you need an overall view of your saved blocks, and for doing some maintenance.
From within a page
While you're editing a page, you can click the + symbol to add a block and then choose Add Block from Library. That will open a sidebar that displays all of your saved blocks.
Alternatively, you can click the Show Library button in the top left corner of the editor, next to the page title.
From the dashboard
To access a more global view of your saved block library, head to the top left corner of the dashboard and click Blocks.
Creating a new block in the library
Sometimes, you might need to set up a new saved block without opening a page. You can do that from the dashboard.
Head to the top right corner and click Blocks to open your library.
Click the Create New button at the top right corner. Then choose the type of block you'd like to create.
From here, you can add content and apply styling to the block. You'll also give the block a title so you can locate it again.
When it looks the way you want, click the Save Block button. This block will now be available in your block library.
Editing a saved block
You can edit the content of a saved block any time. When you do, the changes will apply to any future pages where you use this block. Existing pages will continue to reflect the older version of the block.
There are two ways to get to the block editor. First, if you're working on a page and you have the block library sidebar open, you can click the pencil icon to edit any block.
If you've accessed your block library from the dashboard, you can hover over the saved block and click the pencil icon.
Once you've made your changes, click the Save Changes button at the top right corner.
If you don't want to save the changes, click the X icon instead and then confirm.
Deleting a saved block
There are two ways to delete a saved block. First, if you're working on a page and you have the block library sidebar open, you can click the More Actions icon (3 dots) and then choose Delete Block.
If you've accessed your block library from the dashboard, hover over the block you want to delete. Then click the More Actions icon (3 dots), and choose Delete Block.
Note: When you delete a block, it can't be recovered.
Locking a saved block
Note: This feature is only available on our Enterprise plan.
To use this feature, you'll need to access your block library from the dashboard.
Hover over the block you need to lock. Click the More Actions icon (three dots). Then enable the Lock Editing to Admins switch. A lock icon will appear next to the block title.