How To Add Buttons In WordPress (With or Without Plugin)

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Are you trying to find a way to add buttons in your WordPress pages and posts?

Buttons have a great impact on your website, and buttons also help you to boost your conversions. These are highly noticeable, which helps your visitors to get attracted to a desire interaction.

In this post, I am going to show you how to add buttons in WordPress. After reading the full post, you will be able to add and customize buttons.

Let’s begin then.

Adding Buttons In WordPress Without Using A Plugin

The new WordPress Block Editor comes with a Button block. The button block lets you add buttons to your WordPress posts/pages without using any plugin.

Just go to the WordPress Editor, click on the + sign (1) and search for button (2) and then click on ‘Buttons’ (3).

And you’ll get a button like this –

Adding Text to the Button

To add text to the button, just click on the button and start typing your desired text.

Adding Link to the Button

Click on the URL icon from the button toolbar (1) and enter the URL in the box (2). If you want the link to be opened in a new tab, enable ‘Open in new tab’.

Changing the Button Alignment

Click on the Alignment icon from the toolbar and then select the alignment.

You can configure more settings from the right-hand side options panel.

Adding Buttons in WordPress Using A Plugin

Now if you want to add more attractive buttons, you would need to use a button plugin. There are a handful number of button plugins available.

Here we will be using the Ultimate Blocks plugin. It’s a must have plugin for the Block editor that comes with a dedicated Button (Improved) block.

At first, you need to install the plugin. Just go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New and search for ‘Ultimate Blocks’. Click on ‘Install Now’ button and activated the plugin.

Now go to the WordPress Editor and click on + sign to add a new block and then search for button and click on ‘Button (Improved) block.

Then you can configure the button from the right-hand side options panel.

You can add more buttons by clicking on the + sign beside the button.


I hope you have understood both procedures, and now you will be able to add your own button to your WordPress site.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your questions. If you liked this post, share it, and don’t forget to check more how to guides.

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