WP_Block_Type_Registry::is_registered( string $name )

Checks if a block type is registered.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) Block type name including namespace.

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Return Return

(bool) True if the block type is registered, false otherwise.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-block-type-registry.php

	public function is_registered( $name ) {
		return isset( $this->registered_block_types[ $name ] );

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Version Description
5.0.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Michelle

    Used in a theme or plugin to check whether a particular block (core or custom) is registered:

    // $name would be written as a string like 'core/paragraph' or 'acf/my-block-name'
    function wpdocs_check_block_registry( $name ) { 
    	return WP_Block_Type_Registry::get_instance()->is_registered( $name );

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