Personalize your Site Appearance

Bucket takes full advantage of the Customizer to manage the settings for your layout, spacings, sizes, and more as easily as possible.

And what better way to make style twists than with the live preview? Simply change any setting and see it take effect right way from Appearance → Customize. Make sure it represents your overall style and is in line with your brand personality. Consistency matters and helps you stand out from the crowd.

Using the WordPress Customizer

Bucket Style

The Style options control the general styling of the site, like accent color and Google Web Fonts. You can choose custom fonts for various typography elements with font weight, charset, size and/or height. If you want to override these elements you can always use the CSS Editor panel.

Sharing

Here you can set up the desired Social Sharing Services for your entire site. You can easily add, remove and track social sharing and choose the ones you need from the long list of services provided by AddThis.

Site Identity

Here you can simply choose a Site Title, Tagline, and a Site Icon to further personalize your site.

Colors

Choose a background color for the entire site.

Background Image

If you want to use an image as a background you have some options available here.

Using the built-in Theme Options

Another way to customize your site’s appearance is by clicking on the Theme Options section from your WordPress Dashboard (screenshot). Let’s run through each option that you can customize here.

General

Here is the place where you can upload your logo in various sizes. If you need more info on this subject, you can read this article.

Articles

Customize the way your articles (blog posts) show up by changing options like the title position, blog archive layout, excerpt length, read more text, etc.

This is the place where you can customize the way your website’s header looks and feels. You have three layout styles to choose from and a few other settings that you can enable or disable according to your needs.

Besides a few other options, an important one is the ability to customize the copyright text.

Social and SEO

Link your social media profiles and let your visitors connect with you. If you need more details about this feature, check out this article.

Add custom CSS code

You have the ability to insert your own custom CSS code straight into the Customizer and get a live preview of it. Go to AppearanceCustomizeAdditional CSS and add your custom code.

Updated on September 18, 2020

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