Go Big theme options

Here's a full breakdown of all the theme options included with Go Big. You can access these via your Customize page to change the appearance and functionality of your blog.

 

APPEARANCE OPTIONS

These options let you change some basic settings on your blog. These also affect how your blog looks on mobile apps, the Dashboard and search results. You can also edit these from your main blog settings page - check out Tumblr's help section for more details.

Title - this is where you set the Title of your blog, which is displayed in the header and in the title of the page in your browser.

Description - this is for some basic information about your blog. It is displayed underneath the header on the home page, above the posts.

Header image - this is the image for your main header image that appears all across Tumblr. On your theme, it's the large header image at the top.

Avatar - this is the image for your avatar, which appears all across Tumblr. On your theme, you can show just the avatar by hiding the Title.

Avatar Shape - this let's you choose either a square or circle avatar shape.

Title font - choose a font for your title, which appears all across Tumblr. You can also choose to use the regular or bold version of the font.

Background color - set the main background color for your blog.

Title color - set the main color for titles on your blog.

Accent color - set the accent color your blog, this controls links and buttons too.

Show avatar - choose whether to show your avatar. This option only applies if you are not showing your blog title or a logo image.

Show title - choose whether to show your blog title.

Show description - choose whether to show your blog description.

 

IMAGE OPTIONS

Background - you can upload a custom background image for your whole page. This is for the posts area, not for your header.

Logo - you can upload a Logo image, which will replace the Title in the header.

Header 2-5 - use these upload slots to add your extra header images. The theme will load a random one each time you load the page. You don't have to use all of these - the theme just chooses from the images you've uploaded.

 

COLOR OPTIONS

Header Title - this sets the text color of your Title in the header, and the 'scroll prompt' below it.

Header Overlay - this sets a color to overlay the header image, to improve readability of your title/logo.

Description - this sets the text color of your Description, under the header.

Nav Background - this sets the background color for the navigation bar.

Post Background - this sets the background color for the Posts on your blog, as well as the background of the menu and load more buttons.

Post Titles - this sets the text color for the the titles and quotes in your posts.

Post Bottom - this sets the bottom border color for your posts.

Text - this sets the main text color for your blog and posts.

Link - this sets the color for links in your posts and menu/load more buttons.

Link Hover - this sets the hover color for links in your posts.

 

DROPDOWN OPTIONS

Pagination - choose which pagination method to use: load more adds a simple button you hit to load more posts, infinite scroll loads posts as you scroll, and standard adds basic previous/next page buttons.

Photo Links - the six Link options allow you to choose what happens when you click on a photo:

  • Photo Link - choose what happens when you click the image in a regular photo post
  • Photo Link Permalink - same as above, but for the permalink of that post
  • Panorama Link - choose what happens when you click the image in a Panorama photo post
  • Panorama Link Permalink - same as above, but for the permalink
  • Photoset Link - choose what happens when you click an image in a photo set grid post
  • Photoset Link Permalink - same as above, but for the permalink

And the available options are:

  • Post - links to the permalink URL of the post
  • Image - links to the permalink URL of the image
  • Lightbox - opens the image in a lightbox view
  • None - just shows the photo, no link

 

TOGGLE OPTIONS

Photoset Cover - using this option shows the first image from a Photoset post on the home page, and then shows the full grid of images when you click through. Perfect for portfolios where you want to show more images on the permalink post.

Tile Background - sets the background image (if you uploaded one) to tile/repeat, instead of filling the screen.

Header Overlay - choose whether to show the overlay color on top of the header images.

Header Parallax - toggles the parallax effect on the header (the image and title move at different rates as you scroll).

Sticky Menu - choose whether to 'stick' the menu to the top of the screen as you scroll.

Show Menu Internally - choose whether to show the menu on permalink pages.

Show Archive Link - shows a link to your archive in the main menu.

Show Search - shows the search button/input in the main menu.

Single Column Layout - removes the grid layout, and uses a single column instead.

White Icons - changes the icons at the bottom of posts to white, in case you are using a dark background color.

Show Meta On Home - shows extra information at the bottom of your posts on the home page.

Show Group Author - if you're using a group blog, this shows the avatar and name of who created the post on permalink pages.

Sharer - choose whether to show the 'share' function at the bottom of posts.

Sharer Twitter - choose whether to include Twitter sharing in the sharer popup.

Sharer Facebook - choose whether to include Facebook sharing in the sharer popup.

Sharer Google - choose whether to include Google+ sharing in the sharer popup.

Sharer Pinterest - choose whether to include Pinterest sharing in the sharer popup.

 

TEXT OPTIONS

Header Overlay Opacity - control the opacity of the header overlay color - use decimal values here, for example 0.5 is 50%.

Header Height Percent - control the height of the header on the home page - enter a value from 1 to 100 here (but we'd suggest no less than 30).

Header Height Permalink Percent - control the height of the header on permalink, tag and search results pages. We recommend a lower value here so that the user gets straight in to your content.

Header Scroll Prompt - add text here to activate the 'scroll prompt' button in the header.

Title Font Size - control the font size used in your blog title.

Title Border Width - control the width of the border around your blog title.

Title Letter Spacing - control the spacing between characters in your blog title.

Menu Tags Title - set the title for your 'tag dropdown' in the menu.

Menu Tags - create a list of tags to show in your menu. Add the tag names separated by a comma. For example design,typography,posters. Only use spaces when there is a space in the tag, not between each tag. For example typography, graphic design, posters will NOT work, but typography,graphic design,posters WILL work.

Single Column Width - if you have selected the Single Column Layout option, this let's you limit the maximum width of posts so they don't stretch to fill the whole screen.

Grid Spacing - control the amount of space between posts in the grid.

Photoset Spacing - control the amount of space between photos in a Photoset grid post.

Load More - sets the text inside the 'load more' button.

Load More Loading - sets the text inside the 'load more' button while posts are loading.

Load More End - sets the text inside the 'load more' button when there are no more posts to load.

Footer Text - sets the text in the footer of the page, next to the copyright statement.

Google Analaytics Code - enter your Profile ID for Google Analytics tracking - see full details here.

Disqus Shortname - simply add your Disqus Shortname here to enable Disqus comments on your blog.

Font Embed and Family - let's you set up custom fonts, see full details here.

URL icons - let's you link to your other websites/social media, see full details here.