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5.1 Advanced Controls: The Color Picker

In this lesson we revisit one of the first controls that we introduced in this course—the link color.

Rather than using a text area to accept hexidecimal values, we replace the field by using the WordPress Color Picker which is provided to us out-of-the-box with WordPress.

This means that we're able to give our users a clearer, understandable way to select colors, and it exposes us to one of the advanced controls that WordPress offers theme developers when working with the WordPress Theme Customizer.