How to Add Buttons in WordPress: Enhance Your WordPress Buttons with PostX

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WordPress Buttons

WordPress button block is a powerful block for WordPress that takes button customization to a whole new level. With a wide range of options and features, it allows you to create eye-catching and interactive buttons that engage your website visitors. So, how to add buttons in WordPress?

Use the following steps to use buttons in WordPress

  • Install PostX
  • Add PostX Button Block
  • Add Links in WordPress Button
  • Customize the Button Block

Today we will explore the highlights of the PostX button block, how to add buttons in WordPress using PostX. Without further ado, let’s get started.

How to Add Buttons in WordPress

Now, we’ll explain how to add buttons to WordPress sites. Follow this step-by-step guide and you can add the perfect WordPress button in your website.

Video Tutorial

Here’s a video tutorial to add WordPress Button to your website.

Step 1: Install PostX

To unlock the powerful features of PostX and take advantage of its features, you need to install the plugin.

To install and activate the PostX Gutenberg Blocks Plugin:

Installing PostX
Installing PostX
  1. Go to Plugins → Add New.
  2. Search for “PostX.”
  3. Click Install and then Activate.

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Now you’re ready to enhance your website with WordPress buttons.

Step 2: Add PostX Button Block

We have completed installing PostX. And the buttons are now available for use along with its extended customization. So, without further ado, let’s show you how to add buttons in WordPress.

Adding Button Block
Adding Button Block

First, you need to go to a page. You can go to the WordPress page option and click Add New to create a new page. Then, search for “Button Group” to select this block. And this will add the WordPress button to the page.

Step 3: Add Links in WordPress Buttons

Hyperlinking a button or in simple terms adding links in WordPress buttons is easy.

Adding Links to Buttons
Adding Links to Buttons

You need to select the button first, and select the texts you want to hyperlink. Now, you’ll see the default WordPress tooltip. From the tooltip you’ll see the option “Link” with the hyperlink icon. Simply click it to open the URL box, and in there add your desired link to add links in the button.

Step 4: Customize the Button Block

Once you select the block, you’ll see all the customization options in the right sidebar.

Button Settings
Button Settings

There are two types of settings for this block. As you can add multiple buttons, this block has separate settings for “Button” and “Button Group.”

We will show you all the customization options and how to use them.

Customization Settings for Single Button

To select and open settings for the button, you need to click on the button.

Style 

First, click on the button to get its customization option. The first setting you’ll see is the Style options. Currently, it has 4 style options. You can pick the one that best suits your site design.

Button Style
Button Style

Button Size 

The next option you’ll get is changing the button size. You’ll get Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, and Custom by default. You will get the preset button size if you select the Small, Medium, Large, or Extra Large size option. 

Button Size

But if you want to customize the button’s size completely, you can do that by selecting “Custom” and adjusting its top, right, bottom, and left to set horizontal and vertical measurements.

Custom Button Size
Custom Button Size

Here’s a visual outlook of different button styles.

Button styles

Text 

Then, you will get the text settings. This will let you customize the button text as per your need. You will see the settings for “Text Typography,” “Text Color,” and “Text Hover Color.”

Button Text Setting
Button Text Setting

If you expand the Text Typography setting, you can change the font size (fully customizable), select fonts (Including custom fonts), font weight, height, spacing, text decoration, and text styles, and transform it to uppercase, lowercase, and title case.

Button Text Typography Control
Button Text Typography Control

Here’s a visual outlook of hover effect.

Color Selection and Hover Effect

Background 

This setting will let you customize all the backgrounds of this button block.

Button Background Settings
Button Background Settings

First, you can set the button Margin, which is fully customizable, to get the perfect horizontal and vertical placement.

Button Margin Control
Button Margin Control

Then you can change the button colors, both solid and gradient. Click on each to open the color palette.

Button Color Setting
Button Color Setting

After that, you can adjust the border of this button. This setting includes border styles (3 premade styles), border width, and color.

Button Border Setting
Button Border Setting

And also, adjust the border radius of the selected button.

Button Border Radius Adjustment
Button Border Radius Adjustment

Also, you’ll get the Box Shadow setting. Expanding it will let you adjust the “Offset-X,” “Offset-Y,” “Blur,” and “Spread.”

Button Border Shadow Control
Button Border Shadow Control

Also, you can set the shadow color. And you will get the “Inset” toggle if you want the button to shadow inward rather than outward.

Icon 

The last setting you’ll get in button settings is the icon setting. You have to enable the toggle bar to use it. And once you expand the setting, you’ll see the “Icon store” menu, where you can select icons from a vast library. 

Button Icon Settings
Button Icon Settings

There is a button to swap the icon from before to after text.

You can change the icon size and adjust the space between the icon and the text.

Icon Size and Space Control
Icon Size and Space Control

And also, you can change the Icon color in both normal and hover. You need to click on icon color customization to open the color palette.

Button Icon Color Control
Button Icon Color Control

Customization Settings for Button Group (Multiple Buttons)

To select the button group, You’ll see a “Select Button Group” icon in the default WordPress Tooltip.

Button Group Selection
Button Group Selection

Button Gap

After selecting the button group, you will find the Button Gap setting. This setting helps to set the gap between 2 and more buttons.

Button Gap Management
Button Gap Management

Horizontal and Vertical Alignment

Here, you can adjust the horizontal and vertical alignment of multiple buttons.

Horizontal and Vertical Adjustment
Horizontal and Vertical Adjustment

You can also toggle the Vertical Alignment to set the buttons vertically. 

Vertical Alignment Toggler
Vertical Alignment Toggler

Margin

You can also adjust the margin of the whole button group from this setting.

 Button Animation

This is one of the most interesting settings in the button block. Currently, you’ll get 4 animations set in the WordPress button block. And each of them provides a different approach when you hover over your button. Also, you can adjust the position of the animation with the Button Transformation slider.

Button Animation Selector
Button Animation Selector

Here’s a visual of button animations.

Button animation

And that’s all you will get with the WordPress Button block. Now you know how to add WordPress buttons with PostX.

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Conclusion

Now that you know how to add buttons in WordPress, the Button block offers advanced customization options, including button styles, icon integration, gradient backgrounds, hover effects, advanced typography, button group functionality, and animations. You can create amazing social share buttons, or even implement a completely custom load more button in your site.

With this powerful tool, you can create visually appealing and engaging buttons that enhance your website’s user experience. Take advantage of the WordPress Button block by PostX to unleash the power of customizable buttons in WordPress.

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Written byRuhul

Ruhul is a technical and SEO-driven content writer, a tech enthusiast, and a pro gamer. He loves exploring new things and has written over 1,500 articles on diverse topics.

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