How to Style Your Fullwidth Header Module’s Background

Divi’s Fullwidth Header module makes it easy to design a stunning hero section for your website in just minutes. A hero section is the very first section of your website that your visitors will see, so you’ll want it to be branded, informative, and compelling. Thankfully, the Divi Fullwidth Header comes packed with content options: header text, subtitle text, body text, two images, and two buttons. We’ll be utilizing all of these elements in our fullwidth headers today.

In this post, we’re going to demonstrate 3 ways to design your fullwidth header’s background with eye-catching designs. Ready to get started? Let’s dive in!

Design Preview

Let’s take a look at the 3 fullwidth headers we’ll be designing today.

Divi Bushcraft Community

The first design uses Divi’s background image options to create a textured background that is unique and on-brand for the Bushcraft Community.

Mrs. Nicole’s 2nd Grade

This second design uses a background image and background gradient to create a clean, modern, and fresh welcome header for Mrs. Nicole’s 2nd-grade class.

Realtor Header

The third design utilizes a background image, background gradient, and background pattern, all combined to create an elevated yet subtle design for a realtor’s home page.

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To import the header template to your Divi Library, do the following:

Once done, the section layout will be available in the Divi Builder.

Let’s get to the tutorial, shall we?

What You Need to Get Started

To get started, you will need to do the following:

Setting Up Our Page

Once you click the “Use Divi Builder” button the page will reload using Divi’s drag and drop builder interface. Three options will pop up and for today’s purposes select “Build From Scratch” so that we have a blank slate where we can build our fullwidth headers.

How to Design the Divi Bushcraft Community Fullwidth Header

Add a Fulldwith Section and Fullwidth Header

First, we’ll need to add a fullwidth section to our page. Click on the “+” icon to bring up the section options and then click “Fullwidth”. This will load the fullwidth module library where you can select “Fullwidth Header” from the options. This will load the fullwidth header module to your page.

Add The Content

Now we’re going to add our module content in the Text tab. Configure the following settings:

Style the Background

This design utilizes a background image from the free Divi Bushcraft pre-made layout pack. You can get all of the images from that layout pack in this post. Simply scroll all the way to the bottom of the post and click to download the high-res images.

Add Background Image

Once you have the photos, add a background image.

Choose the Layout

Underneath the Design settings, in the Layout tab, select center alignment. Toggle the “Make Fullscreen” option to “yes”.

Style Title Text

Style the Title Text by configuring these settings:

Style Body Text

Style the body text by configuring these settings:

Style Subtitle Text

Style the subtitle text by configuring these settings:

Style Button #1

Now let’s style the buttons! For button one, configure these settings:

Style Button #2

To style button #2, configure the following settings:

And, voila!  You have a beautifully styled fullwidth header with a textured background image with an overlay for the Divi Bushcraft Community.

How to Design Mrs. Nicole’s Fullwidth Header

Now let’s design a fullwidth header for Mrs. Nicole’s 2nd-grade class! This header uses a background image and gradient to create a fun and fresh design. Let’s get started!

Add a new page, then add a Fullwidth Section and Fullwidth Header

First, we’ll need to add a fullwidth section to our page. Click on the “+” icon to bring up the section options and then click “Fullwidth”. This will load the fullwidth module library where you can select “Fullwidth Header” from the options. This will load the fullwidth header module to your page.

Add The Content

Now we’re going to add our module content in the Text tab. Configure the following settings:

Style the Background

This design uses images from the free Classroom pre-made layout pack. You can download the full-res images by scrolling to the bottom of this post.

Style the background by configuring these settings:

Choose the Layout

Here is where we’re going to align the module content to the center and make it fullscreen.

Style the Title Text

Style the title text by configuring these settings:

Style the Body Text

Style the body text by configuring these settings:

Style the Subtitle Text

Style the subtitle text by configuring these settings:

Style Button #1

Style button #1 by configuring these settings:

Style Button #2

Style button #2 by configuring these settings:

Voila! You now have a fully designed fullwidth header for Mrs. Nicole’s 2nd grade class.

How to Design a Realtor’s Fullwidth Header

Let’s design this elegant and modern fullwidth header for a realtor’s website. This section utilizes a background image, background gradient, AND a background pattern. Let’s get to work!

Add a new page, then add a Fullwidth Section and Fullwidth Header

First, we’ll need to add a fullwidth section to our page. Click on the “+” icon to bring up the section options and then click “Fullwidth”. This will load the fullwidth module library where you can select “Fullwidth Header” from the options. This will load the fullwidth header module to your page.

Add Content

First, let’s add the content needed for this module in the Text tab:

Style the Background

In the background tab, click the second icon, the gradient icon, and configure these settings:

Add Image

Click the third icon, the image icon, and then click “Add Background Image” to upload your image. This demonstration uses images from the free Realtor pre-made layout pack. You can download the full-resolution images by scrolling to the bottom of this post.

Add a Background Pattern

Add a background pattern by configuring these settings:

Choose the Layout

Here is where we’re going to align the module content to the center and make it fullscreen.

Style the Title Text

Style the title text by configuring these settings:

Style the Body Text

Style the body text by configuring these settings:

Style the Subtitle Text

Style the subtitle text by configuring these settings:

Style Button #1

Style button #1 by configuring these settings:

Style Button #2

Style button #2 by configuring these settings:

Voila! Now you have a beautiful fullwidth header for a realtor website.

Final Thoughts

The Divi Fullwidth Header is a fast and easy way to build a stunning website hero section for your website. Since website hero sections are so essential in making a great first impression, it’s important that your design is branded, eye-catching, and informative. With the Fullwidth Header, it’s easy to build a header that hits all of those goals within one module. Now that you’ve seen what’s possible with the Fullwidth Header, how will you design yours?

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