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Animate WP Blocks


Install the plugin and choose from a hundred animations for any of your Blocks. It’s that easy!

Now also includes settings for scroll-conditioned animations.

Scroll Detection

  • Adds new scroll detection animation controls
  • Adds plugin settings page for explanations and global/default settings


Public Release

  • Imports WordPress NPM dependencies and pre-packages them


Animate.css v4

  • refactored for public release
  • switched from Animate.css v3 to v4


  • The plugin provides any block with four new animation controls: Type, Repetitions, Duration and Delay.
  • Animate.css comes with almost a hundred animation types!
  • You can add animations to virtually any Gutenberg Block.


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • Animate WP Blocks


You can simply install this plugin to your WordPress installation and you are ready to go!

  • Install the plugin through the WordPress plugins admin screen, or upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/animate-wp-blocks directory.
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


Are there additional requirements to this Plugin?

No, this plugin ships packaged with Animate.css v4. You can use Animate.css anywhere on your WordPress site out-of-the-box, but the plugin loads an additional script for the Gutenberg Block integration.

Will this work anywhere on my WordPress site?

With this plugin you can take full advantage of Animate.css anywhere on your site. The Animation Controls are available everywhere, where the Gutenberg Block Editor is used (e.g. any page or post).

Which particular blocks will this work with?

Animations Controls are instantly available on any block upon plugin activation, including third-party and custom blocks! Check out details on how to limit animation controls to certain blocks in the source code on GitHub.


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