# Settings overview

Use Shapes’ Theme settings menu to customize your store’s colors, typography, social media, cart and more. Refer to Shopify help: Theme settings (opens new window).

The menu provides controls, like color pickers, sliders and dropdowns, for adjusting theme settings. The type of control provided depends on the setting. For example, in the following image, the setting controls adjust the gradient applied to the Primary color scheme.

The controls for adjusting the Primary color scheme's gradient in Theme settings.

For details about specific theme settings, select a guide from the left side Settings menu.

# Adjust a theme setting

To adjust a theme setting, complete the following steps.

  1. On your store’s admin page, select Online store from the side menu.

    An example Shopify admin page.
  2. In the Current theme area, select Customize.

    The current theme area in Shopify admin.
  3. From the customize theme menu, select Theme settings.

    Depending on the size of your device’s screen, the menu is on the left or right side.

    The theme settings menu option in Theme editor.
  4. From the Theme settings menu, select an item to expand the menu options.

    For example, in the following image, Colors is selected.

    The theme settings menu with the Colors menu section selected.
  5. In the expanded menu, select a setting to adjust.

    For example, in the following image, the setting Colors > Primary color scheme > Gradient is selected.

    The expanded Colors menu section in theme settings with the Gradient setting selected.
  6. Adjust the setting.

    For example, in the following image, use the setting controls to adjust the gradient that’s applied to the Primary color scheme. Refer to Set up a color scheme gradient.

    The current theme area in Shopify admin.

Note

When you’re finished adjusting the theme, to avoid losing unsaved changes, select Save at the top of the Theme settings menu.

The save button in Theme settings