Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a logo and customizing colors, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Community Website.
- Now that we have the Education Pro…activated on this site,…it's time to start setting it up.…In this movie,…I'd like to show you how you can use your own logo…and customize the color scheme.…If, at any point,…you'd like to see more detailed setup instructions…for the Education Pro theme,…you can always visit the setup documentation…over at studiopress.com.…A note:…You will need to be logged into your StudioPress account…in order to view this page.…Now, to get started with our customizations.…There's a couple of ways we can access our theme…customizer panel.…
For starters, we can go to this menu and select "Customize",…or from our admin area,…we can go to Appearance > Customize…They both go to the same place.…And this panel on the left here with various options…is known as the Theme Customizer in WordPress.…We'll start by uploading our custom header image,…or a logo.…This theme recommends a header size of 300 by 100 pixels.…You could always change this dimension,…but it would require a little bit of custom code.…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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