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                <template id="myheadingtemplate">
    <i class="icon"></i>
    <a href="#" >#</a>
      i.icon:before {font-size:30px;}
      i.user:before {content: '☻';}
      i.pentagon:before {content: '⬟';}
      h1 {display: inline-block;}

<template id="myblocktemplate">
     div {
       border: 1px solid #000;
       padding: 5%;
       margin-bottom: 5%;

  <my-block heading-icon="user" heading="My important heading" >
    <div>Lorem ipsum</div>
    <!-- Notice how this does not get a border -->

  <my-block heading-icon="pentagon" heading="My second heading" >
    Lorem ipsum


                my-block div {
  color: green;

my-block my-block {
  color: red;


 * Create callback
 * @callback createElementCallback
 * @param {element} shaddow the shadow dom element
 * @param {scope} this the scope of the custom element

 * Generates a new component
 * @param {string} elementName Name of JavaScript Class for the element
 * @param {string} tagName Name of the tag produced (Must contain at least one '-')
 * @param {string} templateSelector Selector to template for the contents of the shadow DOM
 * @param {createElementCallback} postCreateCallback Callback triggered on construction of the element
function generateComponent(elementName, tagName, templateSelector, postCreateCallback) {

  //Create a custom element that extends from the base HTMLElement
  var elementPrototype = Object.create(HTMLElement.prototype);

  //On creation of an element this code triggers
  //Defines a shadow root within our custom element
  //Imports in the matching template
  //Triggers the callback for any further customisation
  elementPrototype.createdCallback = function() {
    var shadow = this.createShadowRoot();
    var template = document.querySelector(templateSelector);
    var clone = document.importNode(template.content, true);
    if (postCreateCallback) { postCreateCallback(shadow, this); }

  //Register the element name to the window
  window[elementName] = document.registerElement(tagName, {prototype: elementPrototype});

function slugify(slug) {
  return slug.toLowerCase().replace(/\s/g,'-');

generateComponent('MyBlockElement', 'my-block', '#myblocktemplate', function (shadow, scope) {
  var headingDOM = shadow.querySelector('my-heading');
  var heading = scope.getAttribute('heading');
  var icon = scope.getAttribute('heading-icon');
  if (headingDOM) {
    if (heading) {
      headingDOM.innerText = heading;
    } else { = 'none';
    if (icon) {
      headingDOM.setAttribute('icon', icon);

generateComponent('MyHeadingElement', 'my-heading', '#myheadingtemplate', function (shadow, scope) {
  var icon = scope.getAttribute('icon');
  var iconDOM = shadow.querySelector('i');
  var linkDOM = shadow.querySelector('a');
  if (icon && iconDOM) {
  if (linkDOM && scope.innerText !== '') {
      linkDOM.setAttribute('href', '#' + slugify(scope.innerText));

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