Substack is adding theming options to change the look of newsletters
Substack is adding a long-awaited new feature today: the ability to change the look of newsletters. Writers will now be able to choose their background color and accent color and set different fonts for the title and body of posts. It’s a limited set of customizations, but it should allow Substack newsletters to stand out more from one another — right now, they’re basically the same, save for profile pictures and the color of links.
The feature is being called Themes, and Substack says it plans to continually add more options for writers. It’s supposed to be available starting today.
As fun as themes are, writers may get a lot more use out of two other features that Substack is planning for release…