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Simple Definition List Blocks


Add simple definition list block.
dt, dd, and div tags are supported.


This plugin provides 5 blocks.

  • definition list (Simple Definition List Blocks) Display a definition list. Add a term or details.
  • dd tag that can use html (Simple Definition List Blocks) Create dd html tag.
  • dd tag (Simple Definition List Blocks) Create dd html tag.
  • div tag (Simple Definition List Blocks) Create div html tag.
  • dt tag (Simple Definition List Blocks) Create dt html tag.


27 December 2020
I need definition lists because I create online courses and technical articles. It's really something that should be there by default, but luckily this plugin fills the gap!
28 September 2020
Very nice, I love dls, and this plugin adds them to the Gutenberg toolbox. Works great in WP 5.5.1.
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Contributors & Developers

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  • Tested on WordPress 5.8.


  • Create wpml-config.xml.


  • Add dd tag that can use html.


  • Add simple-definition-list-blocks/div block


  • Tested on WordPress 5.5.1.


  • Remove index.css


  • Add HTML anchor for dt tag.


  • First release.