While I was in WordCamp Europe last weekend I met a lot of the WPEngine staff, we talked, we laughed, I think they’re a great bunch of people! However, while I was there the whole political & economic status of my home country - Greece - took a turn for...

The WordPress Customizer is not just for themes, it can also be used for plugins. I’ve seen for example a brilliant newsletters plugin that used the customizer for composing the actual emails, and the implementation was awesome. In cases like that, you may want to remove the WordPress Themes switcher...

Depending on your use-case, you may want to change the width of your customizer, thus having more real-estate to handle your custom controls and content. You can do that by adding some custom CSS.

Depending on your use-case, you may want to add a logo on the top pf the customizer, replacing the “preview” notice. Unfortunately there is no filter available yet to do that, but you can still do it using some simple jQuery.

Kirki started a couple years ago as a way to simplify the use of the customizer and make it easier for people to add custom controls to their themes without having to reinvent the wheel every time they needed to.

Building WordPress themes we sometimes add options that users can edit and change to completely customize their themes.

Working with WordPress themes it’s not unusual to have to manipulate colors is PHP. This is the first of a series of posts on working with color in WordPress and PHP in general.