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Selecting and Customizing a Theme

1.Log into your blog dashboard and select “Themes” from the dashboard menu.

2.Select the theme you wish to use by clicking "Activate" on the theme itself.

3.Once you’ve activated the theme you would like to use, you can customize your theme by choosing “Theme Settings” from the dashboard menu.

4.This will bring you to a preview of your blog with a theme settings menu on the left side of the page.

 Here are some of the things you will be able to do on this page:

  • General - Change the header font, logo font, navigation bar, post background, link, and link hover colors. Change the logo type to Text or Image. Upload a background image. Change your “Favicon” image.

  • Latest Posts - Select the number of posts to show on your blog’s home page.

  • Fonts - Set the font styles for different areas of your blog.

  • Widgets - Add, remove, reorder, and customize the widgets on your blog (if your theme supports widgets).

  • Opt-In Simple - Add and customize an Opt-In Box on your blog.

  • Social Pop Settings - Customize the social media sharing buttons on your posts.

  • Authorbox Settings - Customize the authorbox on the bottom of your posts.

  • Banner Ad Settings - Customize the banner options on your blog.

  • Social Card Settings - Customize the social card on your blog, including the picture, the social media buttons, and the color.

5.Once you have adjusted all of the settings to your liking, you will click "Save & Publish" at the top of the Theme Settings menu.