I created a content type "landingpage" and a user role "editor". I enabled layout builder for this content type and enabled the option to overwrite the the layout for individual pages.

As Admin I can easily add custom blocks to the layout and afterwards I*m able to edit those blocks oder delete them.

As Editor, however, though I a am able to add custom blocks, I neither can edit my own blocks nor am I able to remove them.

I granted the editor role following permissions:

  • Admin blocks
  • Custom block: Manage display
  • Content - Landing page: Configure layout overrides for content that the user can edit.
  • Create and edit custom blocks
  • Manage Layout Builder Modal

Im using Drupal 8.9.14

Has anyone an idea to solve my problem?

1 Answer 1


To edit the blocks in layout builder, the user needs to have permission to use contextual links.

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