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  2. Jackie D'Elia
    Jackie D'Elia Published |

    Thank you Justin for writing this post. I recently built an add-on for clients using the Customizer. I got the idea after seeing how a different background image was added for each sections on the homepage in a Genesis child theme by Studiopress.com

    Mine provides background images that rotate on the home page along with controls for fade, duration and a few checkbox options.

    I put together a 3 minute screencast to demonstrate it in this post:


    There is not much on the web that I found on how to properly modify or add to the customizer. Fortunately, I had some Studiopress example code to follow.

  3. Bruce Wampler
    Bruce Wampler Published |

    @Justin –

    How does one contact you with ideas about the Customizer? I have a bunch.

  4. Towfiq I
    Towfiq I Published |

    Sad to say it doesnt work with settings api. tried replacing the set_theme_mod with update_option with no luck.. šŸ˜

  5. Leo
    Leo Published |

    hi, great article but you can also use the customizer export/import plugin which manages to export all settings in .dat file.


  6. David Gwyer
    David Gwyer Published |

    One control I’d like to develop is a custom color picker that accepts an array of colors.

    The footprint for the default color picker (for a single color value) is really large considering the small amount of space available in the customizer.

    I’ve done a mockup to show what this might look like:


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