WordPress Header Customizer


Header Customizer is a WordPress plugin developed by vmux which enables you to create your header by live previewing it at the same time. Only after you are happy with your settings, you can save and publish it safely. This Documentation is intended to help you configure and get the most of your Header Customizer.

Header Customizer is a premium WordPress plugin which can replace your WordPress header entirely, is responsive and also has a sticky feature. It enables you to have up to four layers of navigation in your header.

It’s purpose is to make your website more useful, user friendly and to improve the general look and feel, even on phones and tablets.

You can modify your header visually using WordPress Customizer API, which enables you to make changes to the header while looking at your website at the same time.

You may also want to look at my FREE plugin, the Lite version of the Header Customizer.

Installing Header Customizer

This plugin requires minimum WordPress version 3.4.

You can install Header Customizer via FTP (or copy it by any other techniques) in the following manner:

  1. Download the plugin from and extract the contents
  2. Copy the awesome-header folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins page in WordPress dashboard
  4. Put following code inside your content:
    <?php echo apply_filters('hc_print_header', ''); ?>
  • Most of the time it would be in your header.php file, right after opening <body> tag

Next, using WordPress Customization you can start customizing! Simply inside admin area go to Appearance -> Customize. There chooseHeader Customizer pane to use this plugin’s features. I prepared you nice gif so you don’t feel confused: