New Customizable Styles

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We're excited to release 4 new customizable Styles.

These styles are designed to give you increased flexibility in how you design your site. Each of the 4 Styles has 8 color palettes, giving you 32 new options to build on. In addition, you can change both the background image and the header banner to customize things even more.

To change the background image, click on the Properties sidebar and scroll down until you see the option to browse for a background image. To change the header banner, click on the banner and add a new image with the correct dimensions from your file manager. You can use Picnik to resize and crop your images to the correct dimensions.

You'll find these new Styles in the Style selector. They're called CleanSlate, BareNecessities, NoFrills and SqueakyClean. I've highlighted them with red squares in the screen grab below.



Enjoy!
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Randy

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  • happy to have some new styles

Posted 10 years ago

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KanThaiDecor

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This is very cool and I did a little experimenting using my own art work I created.I am thinking of making a password protected page with my art work and posting the password here for other SynthtaSite users only that might want to use some of my backgrounds.What resolution size works best for this ?
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Diane

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Hi John-

Are you asking for the resolution of the image, or the dimensions of the image?

All graphics on a website will be best viewed if they are created at a resolution of 72dpi.

Uploaded background images will tile. You can either create a square that will line up to create that pattern or use a single larger image that will fill the entire background. The images will anchor to the left, so keep this in mind as well when creating them.

You can view a sample of a large image background on this site I am currently working on: http://reachfitness.synthasite.com/

The image I created is 1460x2824 pixels. Due to the nature of the content on some of the longer pages, the image seems to repeat in height but it's merely a graphic that has been designed with a long dimension to create this effect.

I hope this answers your question, let us know if you need further assistance.
I'd love to see your site.

Diane
- Graphic Designer, SynthaSite
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KanThaiDecor

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Thank you that tells me what I wanted to know....I use the stock backgrounds on my current site...It is an e commerce site that I sell home decor items on and you sort have to not go to wild on such sites.I do have some of my own art work here and there though....http://kanthaidecor.com
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Diane

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John-

Glad I could help you out. Cool site! Thanks for sharing the link.

Diane
- Graphic Designer, SynthaSite
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Tewa

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thank you !! love the options :-)
question: can one change the color of the page heading fonts?
keep on rocking!
peace out,
tewa
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Right now that is not possible, but in future it will be. We tried to keep the fonts neutral and professional. When we release more customization options the ability to edit the page heading fonts will be included.
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Hello Randy,
Fine Thing! Easy to do.
Congretulations from Belgium (Flanders)!
Question: The uploadet picture only appear in de index-page, not in the others. What do I wrong?
(Sorry for the languages-defaults, English is not my motherlanguage...)
Roeland
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If you want an image on a particular page, then you need to add the image widget to that page and select your image from the File Manager. If you did do that, then please let me know.
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ahmed_x

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جميل
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ahmed

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siav u rez bo hahy gale kurdstany
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Jason M

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brilliant, keep up the good work, this is a create anything platform
Jason
www.policyrenewal.co.uk
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irfan123

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So many cool features!!
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WilmaHelle

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Gonna have to do some tweaking, methinks!
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Diane

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Here's a fun example of a site I helped to create for a friend using one of our new "blank" styles!

http://www.adjustableanimal.com/index...

Diane
- Graphic Designer, SynthaSite
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KanThaiDecor

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Looks great...Like the logo a lot too
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Diane

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Thanks! My friend who is the veterinarian drew the images and I did the lettering with it.
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KanThaiDecor

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If you ever want to make some easy logos using fonts Gimp has some nice logo makers.That is all I did with a font I really liked then donated a few bucks to the artist for commercial rights.