Using Custom Fonts and Link Colors for David Themes

New to David Themes at version 2.0 is the ability to change the Header and the Entry Title Fonts for pages and posts. As well you can now change the color of your links.

Here’s how…

Once your theme is installed you can do a live preview to customize before publishing live.

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Screenshot of the active theme and links to customize

Click the Customize link in the Appearance menu or on the theme screenshot. The David theme adds two new customization features; Typography and a color selector under colors.

Change the Font

david-customize-fontsSelect the font from the dropdown menu. If none is selected the default font will be applied. David Custom Fonts use the Google Font library so if you want see what the font looks like visit https://www.google.com/fonts and test, test, test.

The header font will be applied to the site title only, the site description will remain with the default font.

The entry title are the page and post titles.

To reset to the default font select “default” at the top of the dropdown list.

Change the Color

david-customize-colors-updateChange some font colors using the color selector.

The header text is your site title.

Background color is typical applied around the pages of your site. But it depends on the theme.

Page title applies color to all the pages and blog post titles.

Description color is the tag line that appears under the site title.

Link color will be applied to all hyperlinks in your content area.

When you hover over a link this color will appear.

And finally the General font color will apply to all the other text on your site, including the color of the font in the body of your sites text and menu color.

 

To reset back to the default colors simple click the “clear” or “default” button.

Other Options include

  • Adding a header image to accompany the site title and description or replace it.
  • Add or change the background image.

 

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