Wordpress Customize




  • Customizing themes helps you to give a new look to your website.
  • Here we can change background images/colors, add titles, and do much more. So let us look further information about how to customize themes.

The steps to Customize theme in WordPress.

 Customizing

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  1. Click on Appearance->Customize. You will get the page as shown below :
Custom Tool

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  • Here at the left side we have the customizing section, and at the right section we have the theme you have chosen. So any changes you make at the left side would be displayed at the right side of the page.

Active Theme :

 Active Theme

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  • Active theme: In this section you can change the current theme just by clicking on ‘Change’.
  • When you click on ‘Change’ you get a list of themes, choose any of the themes, and then ‘Save & Continue’ to save your theme.

Site Title and Tagline :

  • Here add your site title and tagline you would want to add to your website.
 Site Title And Tagline

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Colors :

 Color Palete

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  1. Change your header text color and you will find the change at the right side of your screen.
  2. Save your information and publish your theme.

Header Image :

 Add Images

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  1. Add a header image either by selecting from the suggestion or you can add an image of your own by clicking on ‘Add new image’.
  2. Clicking on Add new image will redirect you to media library where you can select your header image, which is shown below:
 Choose Image

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  • You can see the changes clearly on the right hand side.
 Changed Image

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Widgets :

  • WordPress Widgets, add content and features to your Sidebars.
  • Examples are the default widgets that come with WordPress for Categories, calendar, Search, etc. Plugins will often add their own widgets.
 Widgets

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Primary Side Bar :

  • Primary sidebar appears left hand side of your page screen which have options like search, archives, recent post etc.,
 Primary Side Bar

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Content Side Bar :

  • Content side bar is used to insert widgets like calendar, title in content of your web page.
 Content Side Bar

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  1. We have selected calendar, custom menu and text box to our web page. These widgets are added to the page which you can clearly see in the above screenshot.
  2. Using custom menu option we can create a navigation bar for our web page which is mention at the right top corner. Calendars and text box wikitechy is also added to the web page.

Footer Side Bar :

 Footer Side Bar

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  • We can add widgets in footer area of the web page using Footer Side Bar.


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