Communicate With Elements and Patterns

Guide to Elements and Patterns

What's an element (web component)?

A standalone design element that may be used within the structure of your page. 

What's a pattern? 

Elements (web components) may stand alone but they may also be combined with other elements to form useful patterns.

Our web design system is your guide to identifying which design element (web component) or pattern is best suited to convey the information you wish to present to your site visitor.

Below is a guide to show you what is available as a design element (web component) or pattern and if item is a snippet, component, or asset.

Within Modern Campus CMS:

Snippet icon  Snippet

Asset icon  Asset

Component icon  Component   

Within our design system:

Standalone element  a standalone element

Pattern icon  a pattern

Internal use only icon  internal use only