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About customizations

Give your collections the look and feel you want. Use the Website Configuration Tool to:

  • Add your institution's logos and colors to collection header.
  • Edit the collection descriptions that appears on on the KDL home page and collection landing page.

How to customize

Log in to the Website Configuration Tool
  • If you're already logged into CONTENTdm Admin, choose Website from the Collections tab.
  • You will have to log in again, using your WorldCat login credentials.
Select a collection to edit
  • Select the Collection-level Settings tab.
  • Select the collection you want to edit from the Editing collection dropdown.
    • You must click "change."
Customize header and descriptions
  • Add a custom logo
    • From the Appearance group, choose Header.
    • Check box to Override global settings for this collection.
    • Select the option to Use an optional logo.
      • Recommended height is 150 px.
      • The KDL Web Team recommends testing your logo on a variety of screen sizes.
      • Help is available! Contact Jennifer Howard, Web Team Chair, for assistance in troubleshooting your logo size.
    • Save changes
    • Preview
    • To make your changes visible, Publish.
    • Tip: Save a screenshot of the published settings to use as a guide in customizing future collections.
  • Change header background and text colors
    • While customizing Header options, add your institutional colors.
    • Icon color controls the magnifying glass and Advanced Search icons in the header.
    • Save changes
    • Preview
    • To make your changes visible, Publish.
    • Tip: Save a screenshot of the published settings to use as a guide in customizing future collections.
  • Update collection descriptions
    • From the Page Types group, select Landing Pages.
    • Edit collection title if desired.
    • The Collection Summary on Home Page is the description on the KDL home page.
    • The Collection Landing Page is the the page users arrive at after clicking on the collection. It is also the page users return to when clicking the header image while browsing the collection.
    • Save changes
    • Preview
    • To make your changes visible, Publish.
    • Tip: Save a screenshot of the published settings to use as a guide in customizing future collections.
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