How to Customize a WordPress Theme Using CSS and Google Inspect Element

CSS or Cascading Style Sheets is what WordPress uses to define its visual appearance. Every WordPress theme will use a CSS file and the main style sheet is typically called style.css and is normally found by clicking on Appearance> Editor in the WordPress admin area. CSS is in fact very easy to learn and with sometime invested, you can understand the basics of CSS and how customise a blogs appearance.

Here’s examples of what you can customize by updating a themes CSS:

  • Text size, colour, alignment and font
  • Colours of links
  • Background colours
  • Sizing, aligning and border of images
  • Listing bullet points
  • Sizing, alignment and shading of tables


In this video I will show you a simple way to customize your blog by making changes using Google Inspect Element and the WordPress CSS Editors.