Create your Own themes in Chrome

How to Make a Google Chrome Theme with the help of Chrome Theme Creator

Google Chrome is a fantastic browser as you can customize it according to your personal choice. Adding a new theme to Google Chrome browser is one of the best ways to customize it. A new theme basically adds an alternative colour scheme and a New Tab page background image to Chrome.

Although there are lots of themes available on the Internet but it is always better to create a new theme rather than using an already built theme.

This article will contain four sections through which we will teach you how to create a visual theme for your Google Chrome browser, and the software that we are going to use in this article is known as Chrome Theme Creator.

How to add a background image to your theme

In this section, we are going to show you how to add a background image to the theme that you are going to create with the help of Chrome Theme Creator. So follow the steps which are given below.

  1. First and foremost open the Google Chrome Browser. Then go to the Chrome Theme Creator site.
Note: You can enter the Chrome Theme Creator website by clicking on the following link

https://www.themebeta.com/chrome-theme-creator-online.html

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  1. After reaching the website click on the “Upload an image” option. This is a green button that is located at the top left side of the webpage.

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  1. In this step, you have to select an image so click the image that you want to use as your theme’s background.
Note: The image that you will select in this step will appear on the “New Tab” page, so make sure that you choose a photo that you like.

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  1. After selecting an appropriate background image for your theme, you have to click on the “Open” button that is located at the bottom-right corner of the current window. As you click on the “Open” button, you will see that the background image that you have selected in the previous step will be uploaded to the Chrome Theme Creator page.

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  1. In this step, you can customize the position of the background image with the help of the “Background Image” section below the preview window. Within that section, you will find four drop-down menus which are “center”, “bottom”, “no repeat”, and “normal size”. If you want, you can adjust these options as per the instructions which are given below:
  • Centering – Click on the “center” drop-down menu, and then click either on “left” or “right” option.
  • Top or Bottom – Click on the “bottom” drop-down menu, and then click either on the “top” or “bottom” option.
  • Repeat – Click the “no repeat” drop-down menu, and then click on “repeat XY”, “repeat X”, or “repeat Y” option.
  • Size – Click the “normal size” drop-down menu, and then click either on “fill screen” or “fit to screen” option.

So we have come to the end of the first section as the background image of your theme is ready. Now we will move into the second part of the article where we will show you the steps to add theme images.

Necessary steps to add theme images

  1. In the first step, you have to click on the “Images” tab which is located on the upper-left side of the Chrome Theme Creator webpage. As you click on the “Images” tab, you will find a list which will contain different parts of the browser window.

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  1. After executing the previous step, you have to add a frame image. Therefore in order to add a frame image click on “Choose Image” from the “Frame” heading, and then select an appropriate image. Finally, click on the “OK” button to confirm the image. This will help you to apply your selected image to the frame that runs around the Chrome window.

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  1. In this step, you have to add a toolbar image. You can add a toolbar image by clicking on the “Choose Image” from the “Toolbar” heading, and then select an appropriate image. Finally, click on the “OK” button to confirm the image. Then you will notice that the image will appear in the toolbar section of the preview window that is located at the right side of the page.

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  1. After executing the previous step click on “Choose Image” from the “Tab Background” heading, and select an appropriate image. Finally, click on the “OK” button. This step will apply the image to the background of any tab that isn’t currently open.

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With the proper execution of the last step, you have already added the theme images successfully so now go through the preview window on the right side of the page to check whether the theme matches your expectations or not.

After you complete reviewing your theme, you can move into the next part of the article where we will show you the steps to select the appropriate theme colour.

Necessary steps to select the appropriate theme colour

  1. In the first step, you have to click on the “Colours” tab which is located on the upper-left side of the Chrome Theme Creator webpage.

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  1. Then click on the coloured box to the right of the “Status Bar” heading and then click on a colour in the pop-up box to select it.
Note: If you want to darken or brighten the given colour, click and drag the slider on the right side of the pop-up box either in up or down direction.

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  1. After changing the colour of the status bar, click on the box within the “Tab Text” heading, and then select a new colour.
Note: You can change the colours which are available here by dragging up the slider that is on the right side of the pop-up box.

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  1. In this step change the background tab text colour by clicking on the box within the “Background Tab Text” heading, and then selecting an appropriate colour.

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Then change the “bookmark text colour” and the “button colour” in the similar manner as you have customized your “background tab text colour” and finally review the theme on the preview window. Now your theme is ready to be installed on your computer if you are satisfied with the result after reviewing it.

How to install the theme that you have created with the help of Chrome Theme Creator

This is the last section of the article where we will inform you about the steps that are required to be executed in order to install that particular theme which you have already created in the previous section. So follow the steps given below

  1. In the first step, you have to click on the “Pack” tab which is located on the upper-left side of the Chrome Theme Creator webpage just beside the “Colours” tab.
  2. Now click on the “Pack and Download Zip File” to download a copy of your theme in your computer in zip format.
  3. After executing the last step click on the “Pack and Install” option.
  4. In this step click on the “Add theme” option which will appear at the top of the Chrome window.

As you execute the previous step, the theme will be installed on your computer which you can check by opening any new tab.

Conclusion

After going through all the parts of this article, you will understand that it is very easy to make your very own personalized Google Chrome theme, with the help of Chrome Theme Creator and it is also easy to install that particular theme on your PC.

So we can say that with the help of a few basic steps only you will be able to make a really good-looking theme as it is easy to create a theme with Chrome Theme Creator.

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