At a recent (virtual) Fort Collins WordPress meetup, someone shared this little site which I’ve never encountered before: Accessible-Colors.com. As you might guess from the name, it’s a simple little site/tool to tell you if the contrast between two colors you’re using in a design is in line with the WCAG 2.0 standard for contrast.
Beautiful Color Palettes Quickly with Colormind.io
I’m always looking for tools that can give me a leg up on design, and I find that choosing a good color palette is one of the hardest and most subjective parts of designing a site.
How to Use WordPress’s Iris Colorpicker on the Front End
I learned a few things today: first, that WordPress has a built-in colorpicker called Iris, and second, that you can use it on the front end of your website if you need custom colorpicker functionality.
Awesome Color Inspiration with ColorHexa
Color inspiration is a big, practical part of web design, and ColorHexa is the best tool for it I’ve seen in a bit.
ColorPic: A Good Free Color Picker for Windows
“What color is that?” You’ll be asking this question a lot if you’re a WordPress developer, or a four-year-old. If you happen to be a developer, you won’t have an all-knowing adult to answer you.
Create Balanced Color Palettes with Paletton
Paletton is a free, simple web app for creating all kinds of color palettes based off any initial color. I’ve found it super-helpful for steering me toward tasteful color decisions—for individual elements, components, or whole sites.