How many words have I written in a post while using new (Gutenberg) Blocks Editor on WordPress? Traditionally, the classic editor would show the number of words in a post on the status bar at the bottom part of the editor.

Word & Paragraph count in Blocks Editor

It is super easy in the (Gutenberg) Blocks Editor. Just click the i button (information button) at the top left part of the blocks editor. It will show detailed information like the number of words, headings, paragraphs, and blocks.

blocks editor post words paragraph count

It also shows the document outline by displaying post title followed by sub-headings used in the post like H2, H3, H4, and so on headlines.

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