Support & Training

Themes

Adding a Custom Background Image to the UNC Department Theme

Note: These are for users using the UNC Department theme. Activate the Improved Simpler Plugin. If you do not know how to activate a plugin, please follow these instructions. Upload the image you want to be your background by going to Media>Add New.  Copy the file URL. Navigate to Appearance>Custom CSS. Paste the following CSS… Read more »

How Themes Affect Settings

At web.unc.edu, we have numerous themes for you to choose from! However, one of the great and confusing things about the themes for web.unc.edu is that depending on which theme you choose, the settings you are presented with may change from the original settings. So when choosing a theme, be sure to read the description… Read more »

TwentyTwelve Theme

Update: The TwentyThirteen theme is the most recent version of this theme.  If you are looking for a clean, simple, and modern theme then the “TwentyTwelve” is definitely worth looking into. It’s very easy to use, looks great on any device, and offers plenty of flexibility to customize the theme. TwentyTwelve is a fully responsive theme. What… Read more »

How to Activate a Theme

Log onto your site so you have access to the Dashboard Select the Appearances>Themes Use the Search to locate a Theme you would like to use. Note: The default theme for all new web.unc.edu sites is Heelium. Click on the “Live Preview” link to preview the Theme Select “Details” to read a brief description of… Read more »

Department Theme Custom Sidebars

If a webpage’s theme is the “UNC Department Theme,” custom sidebars can be enabled and utilized to promote information concerning various UNC academic departments from upcoming events to featured articles. This organizational tool of custom sidebars adds more variety while centralizing information to these webpages. Activate the UNC Department Theme. If you do not know… Read more »