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List of Block Types

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Reusable Blocks Groups ofReusable blocks allows you to save and reuse them in other posts, pages, and also you can export them to use on your other WordPress websites. Blocks as symlinks
Block Variations

Block Variations is the API that allows a block to have similar versions of it, but all these versions share some common functionality. Each block variation is differentiated from the others by setting some initial attributes or inner blocks. Then at the time when a block is inserted these attributes and/or inner blocks are applied.

A great way to understand this API better is by using codethe embed block as an example.

Blocks as a function

Block PatternBlock Patterns are a collection of predefined blocks that you can insert into posts and pages and then customize with your own content. Using a Block Pattern can reduce the time required to create ancontent alternativeon configruationyour ofsite, anas existingwell being a great way to learn how different blocks can be combined to produce interesting effects.Blocks as a blueprint