This information applies only to the Original experience.

Properties define when users will see a certain brand. Properties must be defined when adding a brand and can be changed at any time by selecting Properties from the Manage Brands page.

Create a brand

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Communities, select Brands and Themes.
  2. Select Manage Brands.
  3. To create a new brand, select Create Brand. The following table describes the available properties.
    Brand Properties
    Field Description
    Brand Name  
    Brand Name Provide a name for the brand. The name is used to organize brands, it does not display to users.
    Host Name  
    Host Name Select an existing hostname for the brand. The host name is used to access the system. For example: brand1.yourinistitution.com
    Or enter a new host Provide a new hostname. Make sure that the hostname is resolved on the network DNS server.
    Availability  
    Institution Role Select a primary Institution Role for the brand. If no role is selected, the brand will display to all users that use the brand's hostname to access the system.
  4. Select Submit.
  5. Select Save and Customize to update the theme and settings for the brand.

Edit a brand

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Communities, select Brands and Themes.
  2. Select Manage Brands.
  3. To edit a brand, open the brand's menu and select Edit.
  4. Make your changes and select Submit. Or, select Save and Customize to update the theme and settings for the brand.

Manage brands

The Manage Brands page lists the brands on the system. Each brand is listed along with the hostname and required primary institution role for the brand.

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Communities, select Brands and Themes.
  2. Select Manage Brands. The following table describes the available tasks.
    Manage Brands Available Tasks
    Operation Description
    Sort Brands Use the caret at the top of a column. The list of brands will sort alphabetically by the values in that column.
    Add a Brand Use the Create Brand button.
    Change the Style of a Brand Select Customize in the menu for the appropriate brand.
    Preview a Brand Select Preview in the menu for the appropriate brand.
    Change Properties that Define a Brand Select Edit in the menu for the appropriate brand.
    Delete a Brand Select the check box for each brand to delete. Select Delete on the page or in the menu for the appropriate brand.