How To Make Columns In WordPress Without A Plugin? (Easy Method)

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Creating columns in WordPress is very easy nowadays.

Given below are the steps to make columns in WordPress without a plugin:

  1. Edit the page or post on which you want to create the columns.
  2. Click the Add Block icon to insert columns on the page.
  3. Under the Layout Elements group, select the Columns block.
  4. Now, select the column layout that you want to create. The selected columns will get inserted on the page.
  5. Click the Add Block icon inside each column to add content in the columns.
  6. Save the changes.

Let’s take a detailed look at each of these steps now.

Steps To Add Columns In WordPress Without Using A Plugin

First, edit the page on which you want to insert the columns.

Then, click on the Add Block icon, scroll down to the Layout Elements group, and select the Columns block.

Add Columns block in WordPress

Once you click on the Columns block, you will see options to insert various column layouts.

Select column layout

You can pick one of these layouts. You can also click the Skip link to insert 2 columns on the page.

Once the columns are added to the page, you can add content to each column by clicking the Add Block icon inside each of them.

Add content to columns

That’s it!

That is how you can add columns in WordPress without using a plugin.

Okay! So now what?

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Check Out The Columns Block Settings

You can now play around with the column settings to style the columns as you want.

Click right below one of the columns to select it. You can then adjust the column width using the block settings on the right-hand side panel.

Adjust column settings

You can also select the entire Columns block by clicking in between the columns. Once you do that, you can set the number of columns, text color, and background color for the columns using the settings on the right-side settings panel.

Style Columns block

You can also make the columns wide or full width, as well as change the vertical alignment of the content within the columns using the icons on top of the Columns block.

Set column width and alignment

Use these settings to make the columns look as you want.

And finally…

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That Is It!

You now know how to make columns in WordPress without using a plugin.

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