The Color Gradient controls allows for the selection of two separate colors, for use in any situation that requires gradient colors (i.e. Header, footer, sidebar, etc…).

Color Gradient Field


Name Type Default Description
type string ‘color_gradient’ Value identifying the field type.
id string Unique ID identifying the field. Must be different from all other field IDs.
title string Displays title of the option.
subtitle string Subtitle display of the option, situated beneath the title.
desc string Description of the option, appearing beneath the field control.
class string Appends any number of classes to the field’s class attribute.
compiler bool Flag to run the compiler hook. More info
required array Provide the parent, comparison operator, and value which affects the field’s visibility. More info
default string Array of default values. See ‘Default Values’ below.
validate string String value of color to validate the chosen color.  More info.
transparent bool true Flag to set the visibility of the transparency checkbox.
permissions string String specifying the capability required to view the section. More info.
hint array Array containing the content and optional title arguments for the hint tooltip. More info

Default Values

Name Type Description
to string Hex string value for the left gradient color.
from string Hex string value for the right gradient color.

NOTE:  To set the transparency checkbox by default, use the string ‘transparent’ in place of a string hex value in either the to or from argument.

Example Declaration

    $field = array(
        'id'       => 'opt-color-gradient',
        'type'     => 'color_gradient',
        'title'    => __('Header Gradient Color Option', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'subtitle' => __('Only color validation can be done on this field type', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'desc'     => __('This is the description field, again good for additional info.', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'validate' => 'color',
        'default'  => array(
            'from' => '#1e73be',
            'to'   => '#00897e', 

Example Usage

This example in based on the example usage provided above. Be sure to change $redux_demo to the value you specified in your opt_name argument.

global $redux_demo;

echo 'From color: ' . $redux_demo['opt-color-gradient']['from'];
echo 'To color: '   . $redux_demo['opt-color-gradient']['to'];