How to use the WordPress Duotone Filter
This article explains how to use the Duotone filter to apply duotones to photos in WordPress. It starts with an explanation of duotones and includes examples of duotone designs.
What is Duotone?
Duotone is a design in which two colors are combined to create an expression. It is also called double tone.
The use of two colors that are complementary can make the subject of a photo stand out and change the mood.
Duotones can be processed with Photoshop’s gradient map.
WordPress Duotone Filters
Duotone filters is a feature that allows you to apply a duotone to images uploaded to WordPress.
The Duotone filter will be available in WordPress 5.8 and later.
Try it now by installing the latest Gutenberg plugin (10.6 or later).
How to use the Duotone Filter
The Duotone filter can be used on the image and video in the cover block as well as on the image block.
Apply Duotone Filter
Let’s apply the Duotone filter to the Image Block.
Select an Image Block and click Apply Duotone Filter.
Let’s try Dark grayscale, which comes in eight assorted color combinations.
The Duotone filter has been applied to the photo.
Specify your own colors.
In addition to the default preset, you can specify your own favorite colors. Specify your favorite colors for Shadows and Highlights.
The Duotone filter could be applied with the two colors I selected.
Clicking on Custom color will allow you to specify the color in hexadecimal.
Clear the Duotone Filter
To clear the Duotone filter, select the block to which the filter has been applied and do the following.
- Click Apply Duotone Filter
- Click the Clear button
Duotone filters cleared.
Example of Duotone Design
In King of Soul, Duotone is used.