Getting the Most Out of Post Formats: Quoting in Style

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Screen Shot 2014-04-09 at 9.46.34 AM Nearly 150 of the themes available to WordPress.com users support post formats , which means that these themes offer a variety of post types  (standard, image, gallery, video, audio, quote, and more) that display your content differently based on the format.

If your theme supports post formats, you’ll see a Format module as you’re creating or editing a post, which will resemble the box on the right (depending on your theme, it may not include all the options shown here).

Since April is National Poetry Month, many of you have been publishing your own poems, but also quoting master poets of the past for inspiration. As mentioned in our post on dashboard features for poets, you can use blockquotes and other styling tools to distinguish bits of text. But let’s take a look at how you can use a specific post type — the quote format — to call out certain passages, whether…

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