# Color Gradient

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...).

# Arguments

Name Type Default Description
type string color_gradient Value identifying the field type.
default string See Default Argument below.
validate string The only accepted validation type is color.
transparent bool true Flag to set the visibility of the transparency checkbox.
preview bool false Flag to displays the color preview.
preview_height string 150px Sets the height of the color preview box.
color_alpha bool false Flag to enable the alpha option for the color picker.
gradient-type bool false Flag to set the gradient type slider.
gradient-reach bool false Flag to set the gradient reach slider.
gradient-angle bool false Flag to set the gradient angle slider.

# Default Argument

Name Type Default Description
to string Hex string value for the left gradient color.
from string Hex string value for the right gradient color.
gradient-type string 'linear' Sets the default gradient type. Accepts: linear or radial.
gradient-angle int 0 Sets the default angle for the gradient.
grdient-reach array 'from' => 0
'to' => 100
Sets the from and to values that determines the reach of the gradient. Accepts in values between 0 and 100.


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.

Gradient Filters

To automatically output the gradient filters (type, angle, reach) as CSS, include the class name of the element to which the filters should be applied via the output argument.

# Build Config

Build a Custom Configuration →
Changes you make to this form will be reflected in the generated code.
Field visibility requirements.

Redux::set_field( 'OPT_NAME', 'SECTION_ID', array(
    'type' => 'color_gradient'
) );

# Example Config

        'id'       => 'opt-color-gradient',
        'type'     => 'color_gradient',
        'title'    => esc_html__('Header Gradient Color Option', 'your-textdomain-here'),
        'subtitle' => esc_html__('Only color validation can be done on this field type', 'your-textdomain-here'),
        'desc'     => esc_html__('This is the description field, again good for additional info.', 'your-textdomain-here'),
        'validate' => 'color',
        'output'         => '.site-header',
        'gradient-type'  => true,
        'gradient-reach' => true,
        'gradient-angle' => true,
        'default'        => array(
            'from'           => '#1e73be',
            'to'             => '#00897e',
            'gradient-reach' => array(
                'to'   => 50,
                'from' => 0,

# 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'];