Loving the ACF Gutenberg Beta so far!
I am using a nested block approach to create a better grid for a boilerplate theme. I have created a block (via a plugin, the WP way – not ACF) called “Row” that will set an outer wrapper for other blocks (have added the
<InnerBlocks /> to this block). Using the
allowedBlocks parameter, I can specify all of the core blocks that are allowed in my “Row” block. This is all excellent so far…
As I create new ACF blocks, I don’t want to have to edit the plugin to add the ACF blocks to the plugin because the ACF blocks will differ between my projects. Gutenberg allows for a “parent” to be specified in a new block. This makes it so that the child block will be allowed in the parent block without specifically adding the new block to the list of
My question: is it possible to add a “parent” parameter to the
acf_register_block function? Similar to the other parameters like “name”, “title”, etc?
I realize this is similar to another topic already posted (link below), but not quite. I am creating the wrapper natively via a plugin. I’m just looking for the addition of a parent parameter.
I have made a change to the ACF plugin to accomplish this – perhaps I need to submit as a Git Issue/PR?
In any case – in
blocks.php in ACF, line 88
validate_block_type – I added an additional parameter to
$block array and was successfully able to pass it along via the
'parent' => ''
Are you able to share that plugin? I’d love to see it. I’m looking for a lightweight plugin with JUST a row/section/container/wrapper block, as you describe it, and I can’t find one!
@alicam unfortunately I’m not able to share the plugin at this time (it’s for my job).
The plugin, at the moment, is just a native Gutenberg block called “Row”. I created it following this tutorial for making a nested block. It’s essentially just a wrapper div with the
<InnerBlock> inside of it. Sorry I can’t be more helpful!
Did you ever solve this? I need this feature too! Thanks! <3
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