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Simple Custom CSS

Add Custom CSS to your WordPress site without any hassles.

76 reviews
Average Rating
5 out of 5 stars
Another favorite to add to my list of plugin choices
By , for WP 4.2.3

I want to say thank you for this plugin because it has helped a lot of my theme users out when they did not want to use a child theme. I use this on some of my theme demo sites, but I also talk about it in my setup tutorials so that people can download it and use it.

Sometimes Jetpack is not the option with many, nor is the use of a child theme, so I recommend your plugin whenever they need to make custom changes to CSS.

Overall, well done!

Another favorite to add to my list of plugin choices
By , for WP 4.2.3

I want to say thank you for this plugin because it has helped a lot of my theme users out when they did not want to use a child theme. I use this on some of my theme demo sites, but I also talk about it in my setup tutorials so that people can download it and use it.

Sometimes Jetpack is not the option with many, nor is the use of a child theme, so I recommend your plugin whenever they need to make custom changes to CSS.

Overall, well done!

This plugin is the best! :)
By , for WP 4.2.3

I love it and I've been using it for a long time, never failed :)

One of the best
By , for WP 4.2.2

One of the best plugins that I have used...
There is only one thing I wish they would add and that is that the update button at the top could scroll too.

As stylesheets can get very long, and most of the time you are making edits to the middle of the stylesheet. So you either scroll to the end or back to the top.

Other than that, its a superb plugin. A must for all my wordpress child themes.

Keep up the good work!

works for me!
By , for WP 4.2.2

it works tiny frame work theme, i'm using it.

just works
By , for WP 4.2.2

quicker than most plugins of similar functionality and works perfectly

Best Custom CSS Plugin for WordPress. Period.
By , for WP 4.2.2

This plugin is perfect. I've been using Jetpacks Custom CSS module for a while now but I don't really use Jetpack for anything else. For my needs, it's overkill so I went on a search for a better / more lightweight solution.

Insert Simple Custom CSS

A. It uses your browsers "find bar" functionality (which is HUGE!!)
B. The syntax highlighting out of the box is better than Jetpack's Custom CSS module
C. This plugin isn't bloated and cumbersome like Jetpack

One of the things I dislike most about Jetpacks Custom CSS module is you can't use your browsers find bar (command+F) to find lines, ID's or classes. Instead, you have to remember the line number you're on before a page refresh and scroll back down to edit it again. Pretty time consuming I must say.

Theme Junkie Custom CSS is the second best plugin I found, but it also doesn't support your browsers find bar which is why I think Simple Custom CSS is a superior solution.

Two suggestions:

1. Update this plugin so that "Last Updated" on WordPress.org doesn't say "2014-11-25." I don't think I'm the only WordPress designer that's hesitant to use themes and plugins that aren't actively being developed. When I go on a search, this is the first thing I look at.

2. The only thing I can see where Jetpack and Theme Junkie Custom CSS outshine this plugin is the width of the editor. The developer has made it very narrow horizontally (max-width: 831px / width: 95%) and I think this should be adjusted in the next update.

If you open FTP or File Manager and navigate to wp-content > plugins > simple-custom-css > codemirror > codemirror.css, you'll see:

.CodeMirror {
/* Set height, width, borders, and global font properties here */
font-family: 'Consolas', 'Monaco', monospace;
height: 100%;
min-height: 60px;
border: 1px solid #ddd;
background: #f9f9f9;
max-width: 831px;
width: 95%;
margin-right: 0;
}

In my opinion, this should be changed to:

.CodeMirror {
/* Set height, width, borders, and global font properties here */
font-family: 'Consolas', 'Monaco', monospace;
height: 100%;
min-height: 60px;
border: 1px solid #ddd;
background: #f9f9f9;
max-width: 98%;
width: 100%;
margin-right: 0;
}

Besides that, it's perfect.

Great for editing css without making a child theme
By , for WP 4.2.2

This is perfect for themes that don't have a custom css option.

Great for DIY clients to use
By , for WP 4.2.2

This plugin is really handy for the DIY clients that want to update their stylesheet without having to FTP or edit their main stylesheet. Thanks!

Excelent
By , for WP 4.2.2

Couldn't make a child template, but with this great plugin i made all changes i needed. Overrides default css. Thanks

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