Customize your page background

The “Background” setting you see in your Appearance menu group when in the admin area is really a WordPress feature than it is for the theme. However, Influential Lite does give you the option to customize your page background with a solid colour or an image.

One important thing to note is that the page background is the overall body background of your webpage and not the background where your page content is on. When using a background, this will only show on shorter pages where the background is exposed below the page content area. For example, the blue area of this screenshot is the page background:

bg front end

There are a few ways to get to your background settings:

  1. Go to Appearance >> Background
  2. Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Background Image

Using an Image

Either one will work, but we will use the first method for this tutorial.

  1. Go to Appearance >> Background
  2. The image upload will show no image, so you will want to click on the “Upload Image” button.
    bg setting
  3. Browse for your image and once chosen, you should see this:
    bg uploaded image
  4. Now you can go through the additional settings that get displayed on how to use the image for your background
  5. Click “Save & Publish