Change look and feel of SharePoint site

This SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss how we can change the look and feel of SharePoint 2016/2013/Online site through the browser. We will see here how easily we can change the look and feel of a SharePoint 2016 site, from Change the look feature.

Change look and feel of SharePoint site

SharePoint 2013 onwards versions, Microsoft provides Change the look feature through which you can easily change the look and feel of the site. Click on the gear icon and then click on Site Settings.

In the Site Settings page click on “Change the look” link which is under Look and Feel.

By default SharePoint 2016 provides various Themes like Orange, Sea Monster, Green, Lime, Nature, Blossom, Sketch, City, Orbit, Grey, Characters, Office, Breeze, Immerse, Red, Purple, and Wood.

To change to any theme, click any one of the themes and then click on Try it out -> like below:

change look and feel sharepoint 2016
change look and feel sharepoint 2016

Here also you can change the Color, Site Layout and Fonts also. The difference between Seattle and Oslo layout is that in Osolo you left navigation will be hidden.

Then it will display in preview how your site is appearing in the new theme. If you want to keep the theme then click on Yes, Keep it or to go back to your current theme, click on No, not quite there like below:

change look and feel sharepoint 2013
change look and feel sharepoint 2013

All the above things are coming from Composed Looks which is a document library which has all the information. There will few things:

  • Name
  • Master Page URL
  • Theme URL
  • Image URL
  • Font Scheme URL
  • Display Order
change look and feel of sharepoint site
change look and feel sharepoint online

Read some SharePoint site customization tutorials:

The same way you can change the look and feel of SharePoint online as well as SharePoint 2013 sites.

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