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Toucan – Gutenberg Color Palette


Toucan – Gutenberg Color Palette is a simple plugin that gives administrators the ability to choose which colors are available in the Gutenberg editor. A predefined list of colors will make it easier for all the site’s content creators to adhere to the same styles and guidelines.

This plugin also allows administrators to disable the “custom color” option in the Gutenberg color picker.

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  • Creating your color palette on Settings > Toucan Colors page
  • Custom colors shown in Gutenberg editor for text colors


  1. Install Toucan Color Palette either via the plugin repository or by uploading the files to your server. (See instructions on how to install a WordPress plugin)
  2. Activate “Toucan – Gutenberg Color Palette”.
  3. Navigate to the Settings admin page and click the “Toucan Colors” link to begin creating your new color palette.


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Contributors & Developers

“Toucan – Gutenberg Color Palette” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Color palette admin page
  • Ability to disable custom colors