Author: jeff@wp5000.com

  • How To Edit CSS For Block Themes

    If you haven’t already, you’ll soon discover that block themes sometimes leave you needing to make CSS adjustments. A classic example is the title of this very website. You’ll see that the text is white, but it has a black shadow. How was that added? If you enter your domain name followed by /wp-admin/customize.php, in…

  • How To Build a Converter

    Prerequisite: How to Embed Javascript In the following example, we’ll build a Fahrenheit – Celsius converter. This uses standard Gutenberg HTML blocks. If you prefer the classic editor, the coding is the same, and will work fine when built in the [Text] tab. Notice that the first two elements above are also HTML blocks which…

  • How To Embed Javascript

    Using a standard WordPress block, you may be surprised how easy it is to embed javascript. All you need to do is add an HTML block, add <script> and </script> tags, then put what you want between them. Any javascript between the tags will execute as soon as the block is parsed. For that reason,…

  • Understanding Colors

    Understanding Colors

    You have probably seen colors described like this: #042FA1. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could understand and edit that color? Colors have three or four parts. In the case of three parts, they are arranged by the amount of red, the amount of green, and the amount of blue that compose the color. Some…