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Newbie question: Are embed blocks and code blocks the same thing?


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I want to embed Spotify playlists/songs on a page. I read the Squarespace help page, which refers to an "embed block," but I don't see anything like that in the options. A "code block" is the terminology used in the  master list of advanced features that come with the business plan. Are these the same? 

Trying to decide if I need the business plan! Still in trial mode. Thanks!

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The embed block and code block are not the same.

From the embed block documentation.

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Use Embed Blocks to add external content to your site with links to tweets, Facebook posts, and more.

It has two ways to embed. The first is by using a URL. If SS recognizes the URL it will work magic behind the scenes to set things up for you. If not then you can click the </> symbol to enter embed code generated the service directly.

The code block can handle embed code but also handles a wider set of needs. It can handle HTML, Javascript, Markdown, plain text, and display code as a source listing.

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