The Growtheme gives you a lot of flexibility regarding your Layout and Styling.
You find all Layout and Styling Options within the respective Section inside the WordPress Customizer.
These are your Options:
These are the general Options that will modify the look and feel of all your pages.
This sets the maxium width of your page. If you have a small screen the page will almost always strech over your whole browser window, so this setting is especially important for very large screens.
The main page background color is used behind every other element on the page itself. By default it is set to an almost not noticeable light gray. You can choose the background color for a specific element like the Header or Navigation inside their respective section instead.
This is the main color of the Growtheme. It is widely used throughout the Template and sets the tone of your Blog.
Call To Action Color
The Call To Action Color is used for elements that should call special visitor attention. For example Optin Forms and Call To Action Buttons. This should be a high contrast color that is only used sparingly.
Custom CSS Code
If you like you can enable some advanced options
One of these advanced Options is writing some custom CSS Code. You can simply write it into this input field and it will be applied to all your pages and posts.
You can choose between a
Joined Content Style. The difference is simply a small, almost not noticeable gap between the various elements on your page if you choose the default “Seperated”.
Page Padding & Margin
Margin is the spacing elements have to other elements:
Padding is the spacing elements have between the element borders and their content
You can adjust these globally for all elements on your Blog, but a general recommendation is to leave these as they are.
The Header Width defines if you want the Header to stretch over 100% of your Browser Window, or if you want to contain it within the maximum width of your page.
This is how it looks
This is how it looks
This simply defines how you want to align the Header Content (Logo & Tagline). You can choose between left, center and right.
Header Background Color and Text Color
You are free to choose a different Header Background Color. Just make sure that the Text Color and/or the Logo you use work well with your Background color.
You can place the Navigation Bar at three different places:
Before the Header
Within the Header
After the Header
Choose a Menu to Show
You can use the default WordPress Functionality to create various Menus with different Items and show them on different places within the Growtheme. If you haven’t created yet a Menu within WordPress, you can do so within the WordPress Customizer by clicking on the
Or within the WordPress Admin Panel » Appearance » Menus
This simply controls how the links within the navigation are aligned. You can choose between left, right and centered.
Navigation Background Color, Text Color and Hover Color
You can choose a custom Background Color for the Navigation Bar and for the Mouse Hover Effect. If you select a different Background Color, make sure to adjust the Text Color accordingly.
You can add a Call To Action Button to the Navigation Menu by adding a simple CSS Class to the Menu Point. In order to do that, click on
Edit Menu within the Navigation Section:
Than choose the Menu Point you want to show as a Call To Action Button and add the CSS Class
button to it.
Content & Posts
Content Background and Text Color
You can adjust the Content Background Color and Text Color.
This sets how your Headlines and Author Bylines are aligned. You can choose between left, centered and right
Feature Image Position
Within WordPress you have the option to upload a featured image for your posts. This setting gives you the ability to choose between four different styles: Left, Right, Full Width and Above Post.
A well known copywriting tip is to align your feature images to the right. This helps to make the first few lines of your posts easier to read and hook in the readers so they continue reading.
Above the Post
If you set the Feature Image Position to
Above the Post the look and feel of your post pages will change as well.
You have the option to show a sidebar either on the left or on the right side of your Content, or to hide it completely.
You can edit the copyright text on the left side of the Footer with this Setting
Choose a Menu to Show in the Footer
This Setting works exactly like the Header Menu
You can choose if you want to show or hide the progress bar within your Optin Popups.