Basically, a nested list is a list within a list. It’s like having subtopics to a topic.
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In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create ordered or unordered nested lists in WordPress using the Classic Editor, Gutenberg or HTML.
1. Create nested lists in WordPress using the Classic Editor
Step 1 – Create a normal list
Simply add an ordered or unordered list using the Bulleted list or Numbered list button.
I added both, so you can see how they’ll look like.
Step 2 – Make the list nested
Select the list items that you want to add to the nested list and click the Increase indent button.
2. Create nested lists in WordPress using Gutenberg
Step 1 – Add the List block
Click the + icon, search for “List” and add the block.
Step 2 – Create a list and start indenting
From here on it’s just like you see in the above example.
Create a normal list, then select the items that you want to add to the nested list, then click on the Indent list item button.
3. Create nested lists in WordPress using HTML
If you have some basic HTML knowledge and don’t mind using the Text editor (Classic Editor) or the Edit as HTML feature (Gutenberg), then you can use this method.
You just need to follow this HTML example:
<ul></ul> tags start and close the list, while the
<li></li> start and close an item within the list.
<ul> tag will create an unordered, bulleted nested list.
If you want to create an ordered, numbered nested list, then replace
That’s a wrap
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