register_block_type ( $block_type, $args = array() )

  • (string|WP_Block_Type) block_type Block type name including namespace, or alternatively a path to the JSON file with metadata definition for the block, or a path to the folder where the `block.json` file is located, or a complete WP_Block_Type instance. In case a WP_Block_Type is provided, the $args parameter will be ignored.
  • (array) args Optional. Array of block type arguments. Accepts any public property of `WP_Block_Type`. See WP_Block_Type::__construct() for information on accepted arguments. Default empty array.
  • (WP_Block_Type|false) The registered block type on success, or false on failure.
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Registers a block type. The recommended way is to register a block type using the metadata stored in the `block.json` file.

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unregister_block_type, register_block_style, unregister_block_style, register_post_type, register_block_style_handle

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