On August 11, 2020, WordPress launched WordPress 5.5, “Eckstine,” which included several improvements in the three main areas of performance, search, and security. Block patterns were among the new capabilities included in the update for the Gutenberg Block Editor that were possibly the most intriguing and artistically promising.
Specifically, about the releases of WordPress 5.9, which brought Full Site Editing, and WordPress 6.0, which among other things, introduced the Block Editor, we’ll explore what block patterns are, their advantages, and how they’ve grown in this blog post.
What is a WordPress Block Pattern?
A pre-made, ready-to-use layout made of WordPress blocks in a certain layout or design is known as a WordPress block pattern. Users who use this collection of WordPress blocks have greater creative freedom and can easily develop complicated yet appealing and expert layouts by simply clicking a few buttons.
After a block pattern has been chosen, it is added to the pages and posts of a WordPress website. Then it may be edited and changed, enabling simple customization of specific block pattern elements including color schemes, photos, media, and other data. Each block acts the same as a standard Gutenberg block.
Similar to a template, a block pattern may be used multiple times on your website, removing the need to manually design page layouts one block at a time.