May 19, 2023

Bricks Builder 101 Part 17: Hero Section with Gradient Overlays

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What is the tutorial about?

In this part of the Bricks 101 series, Imran from WebSquadron, demonstrates how to enhance the visual appeal and readability of a hero section on a WordPress website using a gradient overlay. This technique is particularly useful when dealing with busy or bright images that can make overlaid text hard to read. By applying a gradient overlay, you can ensure that your text stands out clearly against any background, improving the user experience and overall aesthetic of your site.

Use Cases for this Tutorial

  • Website Redesign:
    If you’re redesigning your website and want to use a vibrant or busy image for your hero banner, this tutorial will show you how to ensure your text remains readable.
  • Bloggers:
    Bloggers who regularly update their hero banners to reflect new content or themes can use this technique to maintain text clarity.
  • E-commerce Sites:
    For online stores featuring product images or promotional banners as their hero images, applying a gradient overlay can help promotional text stand out.
  • Portfolio Websites:
    Creatives showcasing their work on their websites can use gradient overlays to add descriptive text over their portfolio images without detracting from the visuals.

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Credit to Web Squadron
Web Squadron is a popular YouTube channel dedicated to providing informative tutorials, tips, and insights on web development and design. With a strong focus on WordPress and website builders like Bricks Builder, the channel aims to help users of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced developers, create and optimize their websites. By offering easy-to-understand, step-by-step guidance, Web Squadron provides practical and valuable content.
Bricks Builder 101 Part 17: Hero Section with Gradient Overlays
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