Customizr Theme Options : Global Settings

Global Settings Overview

The Global Settings panel is accessible in the theme customizer. It contains options covering :
  • Site Identity : Logo, Title, Tagline and Site Icon
  • Site Layout
  • Primary color of the theme
  • Google Fonts
  • Social links
  • Formatting links, paragraphs...
  • Image settings
  • Sliders options
  • Authors
  • Smooth Scroll
  • Comments

Site Identity : Logo, Title, Tagline and Site Icon

  • Upload or Remove your chosen Logo image (must be .jpg, .png)
  • Choose whether to adjust your logo to the Customizr theme defaults: 250 x 100px
  • For best results, try uploading a logo with those maximum dimensions. If your logo is larger, you can check the “force logo dimensions” option to make it fit better to the theme
  • If there is no logo uploaded, Customizr will use your Site Title as Logo
  • Upload an alternative Logo for the Sticky Header feature (Optional)
  • Upload your chosen Favicon image (small image displayed in the browser’s address bar and tabs)
  • Supported favicon file format : ico, png, gif (deprecated since v3.4.8. Handled by WordPress as a core feature since WP v4.3.0)
Note: when migrating from one server to another (like from development to production for example), you might need to re-upload your logo and favicon.

Site Layout

Setting the site layout was never that easy before. You can choose any wide or boxed layouts for your whole site, header topbar, main header and footer layouts. 

Primary color of the theme

One of the first things that your site requires to create an identity of its own is a  colour  and  colour  scheme. This can be changed by changing the primary color ( colour ). Access this feature from the customizer, by clicking onGlobal Settings > Primary color of the theme. There are unlimited colors to choose from. You may also add the color code in the color picker field. This choice reflects in small and big ways in all elements of your site - the header, the borders, the link  colours , the widgets and so on.

Google Fonts

Web Design is 95% Typography.

Oliver Reichenstein from Information Architects Inc., one of the best design agencies in the world.

  • Customizr includes a font picker allowing you to easily select some of the best Google Fontcombinations for your headings (html tags H1, H2, … Hn ) and paragraphs (html tag p).
  • You have the option to select one single font for your entire website, among a selection of cool fonts.
  • You can select web safe fonts which are installed on most of the computers in the world, if you prefer.

Social links

Select where you want to display your social links, or deselect to hide

There are four locations where Social Icons may be displayed:
  • Header -
    Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Header -> Design and Layout
    Find the setting -> Social links in header
  • Footer -
    Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Footer -> Footer Global Settings
    Find the setting -> Social links in footer
  • Left sidebar -
    Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Sidebars -> Socials in Sidebars
    Find the setting -> Social links in left sidebar
  • Right sidebar -
    Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Sidebars -> Socials in Sidebars
    Find the setting -> Social links in right sidebar

Define your social profile link in each field. For example :

  • You can activate a smooth scroll effect in your internal page links to an anchor.
  • The theme comes with a fade effect when hovering links, activated by default. You can disable it by unchecking the option.
  • You can display a link icon next to a link to identify it clearly
  • You can choose to activate the page link in a new browser tab

Image settings

  • You can choose the lightbox effect when clicking on an Image
  • These can be autoscaled depending on your screensize
  • The theme supports devices using high definition images, also called retina display devices.

Slider Options

Here the sliders can have the parallax scrolling effect to make it look even better.


Useful for bloggers, an Author panel can be displayed on single-page posts

Smooth Scroll

Smooth page scrolling is possible with this option.


Here you can change the comments settings and there's another article as well (

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