ArchivesPress: Index Blocks for WordPress


Display indexes based on the dates (years, months and days archives), authors and taxonomy terms for quick navigation and filtering of posts with various customization options available for each shortcode or block used.

The plugin uses shortcodes for each of the archive indexes. This includes three shortcodes, each one with various attributes to configure the index and styling. And, the plugin also includes three blocks for the Gutenberg Block Editor. Each block can be configured via the Block Sidebar.

Block Editor Blocks

  • Dates Archives Index
  • Authors Archives Index
  • Terms Archives Index

All blocks are available under ‘ArchivesPress’ block category.


  • Dates Archives Index: [archivespress-dates]
  • Authors Archives Index: [archivespress-authors]
  • Terms Archives Index: [archivespress-terms]

To learn more about each shortcode, available attributes and get some examples, make sure to check out the knowledge base for this plugin.

More Plugin Features

  • SASS based styling
  • CSS using variables and flex
  • Two layouts for every shortcode
  • Change colors and font via shortcode
  • Support for RTL orientation
  • Fully responsive styling
  • Load styling file only when needed

Home, Knowledge Base, Support and GitHub


  • Examples for the Dates Archives Index
  • Examples for the Author Archives Index
  • Examples for the Terms Archives Index
  • Blocks with Settings in Block Editor


Questo plugin fornisce 3 blocchi.

  • Authors Archives Index Display authors archives index.
  • Terms Archives Index Display taxonomy terms archives index.
  • Dates Archives Index Display dates archives index.


General Requirements

  • PHP: 7.3 or newer
  • WordPress: 5.8 or newer

PHP Notice

  • The plugin doesn’t work with PHP 7.2 or older versions.

WordPress Notice

  • The plugin doesn’t work with WordPress 5.7 or older versions.

Basic Installation

  • Plugin folder in the WordPress plugins folder should be archivespress.
  • Upload archivespress folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  • Plugin doesn’t have any settings, and it doesn’t add any panels to WordPress administration.


How can I add blocks to my posts?

All three blocks registered by this plugin are listed under ‘ArchivesPress’ block category.

Where can I configure the plugin?

The plugin doesn’t have any global settings or configuration panels.


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Contributi e sviluppo

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Changelog (registro delle modifiche)

Version: 3.0 / October 12, 2023

  • New: blocks source uses JSON file format for blocks
  • New: built with the updated core libraries
  • New: requires WordPress 5.8 or newer
  • Edit: few changes to the block controls imports
  • Edit: updated missing default values for blocks
  • Fix: issue with having the colors as CSS variables

Version: 2.6 / July 15, 2023

  • New: built with the updated core libraries

Version: 2.5 / February 3, 2023

  • New: built with the updated core libraries

Version: 2.4 / December 13, 2022

  • New: tested with the new WordPress 6.1
  • New: built with the updated core libraries

Version: 2.3 / August 25, 2022

  • New: built with the updated core libraries

Version: 2.2 / May 14, 2022

  • New: tested with the new WordPress 6.0
  • New: built with the updated core libraries

Version: 2.1 / August 3, 2021

  • New: tested with the new WordPress 5.8
  • New: built with the updated core libraries
  • New: blocks in editor wrapped in Disabled control
  • New: improved with SVG icons for all blocks

Version: 2.0 / May 1, 2021

  • New: blocks for the gutenberg block editor
  • New: additional wrapper for each index block
  • New: options/attributes to hide posts counts
  • New: show post counts for the dates index days
  • New: show months using names or numbers only
  • New: requires WordPress 5.3 or newer
  • Edit: various tweaks and improvements to rendering
  • Edit: several smaller styling improvements
  • Edit: translation strings include extra information

Version: 1.0 / April 22, 2021

  • New: first official version