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Learn how to create Custom blocks to use on your site
CivicTheme comes with several out-of-the-box Custom blocks:
Some custom blocks can be used on a site-wide or a per-page basis, others are created specifically to be used site-wide.
When you create a block it will be saved the Custom block library at
The CivicTheme footer uses a two types custom blocks in the footer, 'Component' blocks and a 'Social links' block.
- Sign up: 'Component block', using a 'Promo' component
- Social media links: 'Social links block'
- Acknowledgement of Country: 'Component block', using a 'Content' component
- Copyright information: 'Component block', using a 'Content' component
Fig. 1 - CivicTheme footer using 'Component' custom blocks and 'Social link' custom block
- Search: Search block
Fig. 2 - Search block used in the header