Customizations Using CSS

Please note: We are unable to provide support for custom CSS or any theme customizations - understand that this is a DIY endeavour.

Do not edit the files located under Appearance > Editor; any changes made here will be overwritten during the next theme update.

We know it can seem intimidating at first, but getting a good grasp of CSS is one of the most powerful skills you can have when creating or modifying your own site.Our resource libraryhas some great resources that can help you get started making some CSS changes of your own, like this one, this one, and this one.

This article is not a full-blown tutorial on CSS (Google is your friend for that), but will provide you with a few snippets that will get you started.

How to make changes to CSS

We recommend that all changes to CSS be made using the Custom CSS box located under Appearance > Customize. This allows all changes to be saved during theme updates.

Other options include using the Jetpack plugin's custom CSS editor, or other available CSS plugins.

Sample CSS Snippets

Here are a few frequently requests CSS snippets that you can paste directly into the Custom CSS and get started customizing your site today.

Make uploaded logo image larger

.header-logo img { max-height: 150px; /*Edit this number. 130px is default*/ }

Make uploaded logo image fit full width

.header-logo { padding-left: 0; padding-right: 0; }

Increase/decrease font size of post titles

.entry-title { font-size: 15px; }

Remove dates from post titles

.entry-header .entry-meta { display: none; }

Center align post titles

.entry-header { text-align: center; }

Remove featured image on single posts

.single-post .attachment-blog-featured { display: none; }

Adjust spacing between nav menu items

.genesis-nav-menu .menu-item { margin: 0 3%; }

Make site title lowercase

.site-title { text-transform: none; }

Make site tagline lowercase

.site-description { text-transform: none; }

Remove share buttons from blog posts

.blog-share-box { display: none; }

Remove bars surrounding title

.site-title { border: none; }

Change Color of Site Title

.site-title { color: #ffffff; }

Fix Alignment of Title Bars on Mobile

@media screen and (max-width: 360px){ h1.site-title { height: 80px; } }

Please remember, we are unable to provide support for custom CSS or theme customizations - understand that this is a DIY endeavour.

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