Is the Era of WP Themes Coming to an End?

The new possibilities of Full Site Editing, the Block Editor and new WordPress features such as Patterns have the potential to change the way we build websites entirely. This raises the question: What will be the role of themes in the future? Will we still need them? What would be the benefits and downsides of a WordPress world without themes? Which technical obstacles would we need to overcome? What would be the consequences for both developers and users?

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