Carrot Style Tutorial: V.2

Note: This tutorial covers how to customize the appearance of Carrot sites created after April 2016. If your site was created on Carrot V.1 (Before May 2016), check out the V.1 customization tutorial here.

Table of Contents


Overview

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Change your logo

Select Branding then select/upload your logo image, or create one with the logo maker there

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Edit Nav Menus

Step 1) Select Menus, then select a menu to edit

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Step 2) Drag and drop menu items to re-order

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Step 3) Select Add Items to add a page to the menu

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Step 4) Click the X next to the page after hitting Add Items to remove a menu item

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Changing Backgrounds

Select Backgrounds then select an image or a color to use.
We also have a list of approved backgrounds available for our members. You can find them here! 

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Change Site Colors

Select Colors, then select what colors to use

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Change Font Types

Select Fonts, then choose a font to use.

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Adding/Removing Widgets

Select Widgets then Sidebar to add/remove widgets from the sidebar.

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Drag and drop to reorder.

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Enable Social Icons

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Select Header, then select Enabled on Social Icons

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Add Social Icons and Equal Housing logo to Footer

Select Footer, then select enabled for the desired option.

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Save & Publish

Be sure to hit Save & Publish when you are done making your changes.

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Change Your Homepage

Select Home Page, select A Static Page, then choose the page to use from the Front page dropdown menu.

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Carrot Sites – Version 1

Is your site different than the one shown? If yes, then you have version 1 of Carrot appearance customizer.

Please click here to go to the version 1 tutorial