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Advanced portal editing


If you want to customize the portal more fully, you can apply a custom header/footer, use custom CSS or Javascript, or edit the template system which controls the layout and content of the portal.

These options enable you to dramatically alter the design of the portal to make it look like part of your website.

Advanced edit options

If the design options available through the portal editor are not precise enough, you can use the advanced edit section to change the portal design directly.

Using this option requires you to have basic web design/coding skills. If you are not familiar with HTML, CSS or Javascript, you will need to consult someone who is. Deskpro can provideconsultancy about portal styling if required.

In the black portal editor menu, expand the ADVANCED EDIT section by clicking the small, right-pointing arrow.

In the HEADER and FOOTER tabs, you can add HTML content that will be displayed at the top or bottom of the portal.

In the (S)CSS tab, you can enter style information using either CSS or the Sass CSS extension language (using SCSS syntax).

In the JAVASCRIPT tab, you can enter Javascript code to run on the portal.

In the ASSETS tab, you can upload files which you want to be able to reference in the other tabs (for example, an image file to display in your HTML header with an <img> element).

Editing portal templates

If you want to make changes to the information displayed on a section of a portal, you will need to edit the portal templates and phrases.

In the black portal editor menu, expand the EXPERT section by clicking the small, right-pointing arrow.

Click on the control that appears to select a template to edit.

See the Editing Templates section for more details.

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First published: 23/03/2017

Last updated: Oct 27, 2017 by Paul Davies