WordPress: Inject custom CSS to create borders around iframes and images

CSS can be used to style an iframe to give it a border with a drop shadow. For example:

#iframe_drop_shadow {
  -moz-box-shadow: 4px 4px 14px #000;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 4px 4px 14px #000;
  box-shadow: 4px 4px 14px #000;
}

Then, in the tag that creates the iframe, reference this CSS using the tag id="iframe_drop_shadow". For example:

<iframe src="http://www.bluegalaxy.info/webshopsolution/demo.html" scrolling="no" width="640" height="480" id="iframe_drop_shadow">

Here is a real working example:

 

An easy way to add the above custom CSS to WordPress is to use the admin area and go to Appearance –> Customize –> Additional CSS. Paste the CSS into the box and click the “Save & Publish” button at the top.

Voila! Now the new style should show up on affected pages immediately.

Update: This same technique can be used to add drop shadows around selected images.  Just add the following CSS to the Additional CSS tab:

#img_ds {
    box-shadow: 5px 5px 5px #888888;
}

And then add id="img_ds" to an img tag. For example, I added this to the image shown above.

<img class="alignnone wp-image-679 size-full" src="http://bluegalaxy.info/codewalk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/new_css1.png" alt="" width="298" height="323" id="img_ds"/>

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