Hiding Patterns in the Navigation

To remove a pattern from Pattern Lab's drop-down navigation and style guide add an underscore (_) to the beginning of the pattern name. For example, we may have a Google Map-based pattern that we don't need for a particular project. The path might look like:


To "hide" the pattern we add the underscore and re-generate our site:


A hidden pattern can still be included in other patterns.

Not all PatternEngines support hiding patterns.