The Customizer

Manage theme settings, customize the style and build your page layouts within the native WordPress customizer.

YOOtheme Pro is completely integrated into the native WordPress customizer and extends its sidebar with new setting panels of YOOtheme Pro. They are added below the default ones from the WordPress customizer.

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Here is a short overview of all YOOtheme Pro setting panels and their content.

Panel Description
Layout Access layout-related settings for the site & logo, header & navbar, mobile, widget areas, blog, post as well as the footer builder.
Style Access the style customizer to change the style of your site.
Builder Access the page builder to layout the page shown in the preview.
Settings Access global site options, API key, custom code and 3rd party API tokens.

Save, Cancel and Close

If you change any settings in the WordPress customizer, the live preview on the right updates, and the Publish and gear icon buttons are no longer disabled at the top of the sidebar. These buttons give you a choice to either save and publish all settings or cancel them. There is also an arrow icon in the top left corner that allows you to navigate up one level in the sidebar and the Close icon to exit the WordPress customizer.

Sidebar panel navigation

Note The content created with the YOOtheme Pro page builder has its own respective Save Page button and is not saved together with the theme settings. Learn more about it in the Page Builder documentation.


Contextual Help

YOOtheme Pro comes with a context-sensitive help for each YOOtheme Pro setting panel. To open it, click the help icon on the right side of the panel's title.

YOOtheme Help button

The help window shows instructional videos for all settings of the current YOOtheme Pro panel. There are also contextual links to the documentation and an option to search the specific topic in the support center. To open the support center itself use the button at the top right corner.

YOOtheme Help modal


Device Preview Buttons

The device preview buttons can be found at the bottom of the sidebar. Use the device icons to check how your site looks on different device sizes.

Device preview buttons


Hide Sidebar

Hide and open the sidebar by clicking the Hide Controls button to the left of the device preview buttons. This is useful if you are using a smaller screen and want to check how your site will look on the full screen.

Show/Hide sidebar

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