Google has updated its official Web Stories plugin for WordPress with the ability to embed content on webpages.
Since the launch of the Web Stories plugin it has offered robust creation tools, but users were on their own when it came to embedding the content they created.
WordPress site owners can now create Web Stories and embed them using the same tool. The update also offers the ability to embed Web Stories from other sites.
In addition to easier embedding, the plugin update makes it possible to integrate Web Stories into the theme customization process, and they can now be used with the Classic Editor.
Here’s more about how to embed Web Stories using the plugin.
Web Stories Gutenberg Block
To embed Web Stories into WordPress webpages start by inserting a Web Stories block.
The block will give site owners three options for embedding Web Stories into a webpage or blog post:
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- Latest Stories: Display most recent stories, with filtering and sorting options. The list automatically updates as new stories are published.
- Selected Stories: Display a list of handpicked stories.
- Single Story: Embed a single story by providing its URL.
Site owners will then be asked to choose how they want their Web Stories displayed. The options are a carousel, a grid, or a list.
This new Web Stories block allows stories to be displayed anywhere blocks can be used.
The Web Stories WordPress plugin provides built-in integrations for all WordPress core default themes. Several…