There are many tutorials out there showing how to style the alignfull and alignwide classes in the block editor. Most of theses tutorials use viewport units (vm) and this leaves one with a horizontal scroll. I know that using overflow hidden on one of the upstream containers hides the problem. But what should you do to actually solve the problem?Continue reading “Styling Alignwide and Alignfull”
This tutorial is aimed at developers. My thanks to Rich Tabor for his insightful article entitled How to Add Customizer Colors to Gutenberg Block Color Palettes. After a lot of thought on the matter and countless attempts at finding a solution this article steered me in the right direction.
Very rarely do I include colour options in the Customizer in my own themes. There are a number of reasons for this with the main reason being that with these options a user can destroy all my hard work with regards to website accessibility with just a few clicks. Another big reason why I tend to stay away from these things is the degradation in site speed that comes as a result. Creating child themes with a lot of inline css in the parent theme is also not a lot of fun.Continue reading “Customizer Color Options”
I have used floats in my styling for many years now. I do not even notice the problems and the amount of work coupled to doing things this way. It is time that I move on to better technologies and say good-bye to floats forever.Continue reading “Flex-Box/CSS Grid Layouts”
By default the WordPress Comment Form is very plain and it often needs a touch of customisation. On the latest theme I am working on I wanted a few changes to the comment form. To do this I needed to change the arguments passed to the comments form along with a few lines of styling.Continue reading “Customising a WordPress Comment Form”
Personally I feel that the masonry blog layout is a bit over-used these days but for a portfolio or photography site it serves a definite purpose. A masonry layout is a nice way of overcoming the problems caused by the different size images, e.g. portrait and landscape.Continue reading “Masonry Blog Layout”