Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic theme customization, part of Start with a Theme: Food Blogs in WordPress.
Gallery is what I like to call a baseline theme.…Meaning, it only has the core customization features you get with WordPress.…Even so, you can make some customization to make the theme look and function the…way you want. Normally, when you install a new theme.…You want to use the theme customizer to change the functionality of the theme.…But it doesn't always work all that well. And in the gallery theme, the theme…customizer doesn't really do a very good job.…So instead, we'll go to the back end and customize the theme in the old fashioned way.…So, I'm going to open the Dashboard first. And then I'm going to open the site in a…separate tab, so I can easily switch back and forth.…
And now I'm going to go to Appearance, and this is where I find all my customization options.…So, let's start with Menus. If you look at the theme itself, you'll…see we have two menus. We have one here at the top, and then…scroll down to the bottom, you have a second menu at the very bottom.…This is pretty standard for themes these days.…
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