Cover – core/cover

Add an image or video with a text overlay — great for headers.

Use the Cover block to display Text with a background image or video.



WordPress core


  • Choose a background image or colour.
  • Media settings includes a toggle for Fixed background.
  • Set the focal point for the background image.
  • Set a minimum height in pixels.
  • Choose an Overlay colour and Background opacity.
  • The default block inside the cover is Paragraph.
  • Align: left, centre, right, wide or full.
  • See also Image – core/imageHeading – core/headingMedia & Text – core/media-text.