How To Add Bullet Points & Numbered Lists In WordPress

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If you are trying to highlight something or focus some parts in summaries then to add bullet points are a very much effective way to communicated certain information on the web. People like to scan more rather than reading the whole content. For this purpose, bullet points come in handy.

In the old WordPress, you had options in the top bar for adding bullets and a numbered lists. In the latest block editor, you will found none. So how to add bullet points & numbered lists?

Well, worry not it’s very easy to do it. In this post, I will show you a way to add bullet points & numbers lists. Moreover, I will also show you an awesome plugin by which you will be able to customize your bullet points and lists. 

Let’s start then. 

How To Add Bullet Points & Numbered Lists Using List Block

In the block editor of WordPress, the way of adding bullet points and numbered lists are changed. Now you have to use “List Block” for adding bullet points or numbered lists

To add a list, click on the Add button (plus sign) and select the “List block”. The bullet points are selected by default.

Alternatively, you can use this command in the search box “/list”. It will bring list block instantly. 

Now click on the block and add your contents to the list. The list block comes with some properties and options.

These options are: 

  • Change block type
  • Bullet (unordered list)
  • Numbers (ordered list)
  • Indent
  • Outdent
  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Strikethrough
  • Hyperlink
  • More Options

If you click on the ‘Convert to ordered list’ your list will be converted to ordered list. 


How To Add Stylish Bullet Points Using Ultimate Blocks

Want to change bullet color, icon, alignment, spacing, and more?

Then use the ‘Styled List’ block by Ultimate Blocks. The general list block doesn’t allow you to customize anything. Therefore it is best to use Stylish List Block by Ultimate blocks

To add a stylish list, click on the add block button and search for “Styled list”. Click on the block and it will be added to your page.

You can choose any icon for your styled list, just click on the settings button from the top right. Then select any icon you wish. From this settings panel, you can also choose icon color, icon size, item spacing, and add additional css properties to your list. 

Your list won’t look like before it used to look. You have options, now go, customize and give any look to your list you want. 


So did you got it? I hope now you will be able to add bullet points & numbered lists on your own. If you still couldn’t do it, ask me for help, I will be happy to do it. If you liked this post, please share it with your friends, and don’t forget to write your thoughts in the comments box below. 


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