Snippets: Set Default Customizer Settings Via Child Theme

 /**
  * Set default settings when switching themes
  * See all default setting id's at framework/customizer/settigs/[base].php
  */
function my_default_total_settings() {

	// Set footer to 2 widgets
	set_theme_mod( 'footer_widgets_columns', '2' );

	// Disable topbar
	set_theme_mod( 'top_bar', '' );

}
add_action( 'after_switch_theme', 'my_default_total_settings' );
All PHP snippets should be added via a child theme's functions.php file.