10. Modifying CSS for Blocks

Introduction In a previous post I looked at the new(ish) WordPress block editor. One point invites further examination. I had admitted to adding some non-breaking spaces simply to address a lack of vertical spacing: I add…

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9. Registration Issues

The Need to Register Users My most recent web log, Person versus Automobile, welcomes guest contributors. As a result, readers needed a registration link. Under Settings > General, I found the checkbox that made the “Register”…

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8. WordPress’s New Block Editor

Introduction WordPress recently (Dec. 2018) was updated to version 5. With that update, WordPress released a new visual editor called Gutenberg in development and Block Editor in production. The old visual editor remains available and is called…

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6. Image Effects

Going a Bit Off-topic While this web log may provide some guidance in customizing a WordPress site, it inevitably touches on more general topics, particularly CSS (cascading style sheet) modifications—topics that in no way depend upon…

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3. Additional CSS

Introduction When one is in the WordPress Dashboard and clicks the Customize Theme button, one option is “Additional CSS.” There’s a text box in which one can add entries to the cascading style sheet. Modifying the…

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2. Visual vs. Code Editor

Note: This discussion is mostly an encouragement to edit the code directly when needed, although most users will rely on the Visual Editor. This discussion also pre-dates the release of the new Block Editor in WordPress 5.0,…

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