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How to Customize Colors + Fonts

Congrats on your brand new theme! Now it’s time to make it feel like home.

You will find all the customization options in the Customizer. You can access the Customizer either by clicking the “Customize” button in the top black bar or by going to “Appearance” > “Customize” in the dashboard.

You will find two tabs in the Customizer, one called “Colors” and one called “Typography”

Customizing Colors

Under the “Colors” tab, you will find 3 color options.

The first one is for the color of the main font. I recommend keeping it a dark grey/black color, to make sure you have an optimal contrast for reading.

The second color option is for the first accent color. It will replace everything that you see as beige, which includes the top bar, the border around input fields, the border under links, etc.

The third option is for the second accent color. It will replace what is currently green, which includes the button background, newsletter boxes, etc.

Customizing Fonts

Under the “Typography” tab, you’ll find 5 more tabs. You’ll be able to change the font and font size, letter spacing, etc. of each of those modules.

So under “Headers”, you’ll be able to change the header font family, font size, letter spacing, etc.

Time to get creative!

You can obviously keep the fonts as-is, or only change a couple if you want to.

You’ll have access to all current Google Fonts. If you want to use custom fonts, you’ll have to manually change those, our theme won’t be able to help you with that.

In case you want to change fonts, but decide you want to revert to default fonts down the line, we’ve made sure to write all the defaults right under the title!