Customize the look and feel of your portal
  • Updated on 17 Nov 2019
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You can customize the look and feel of your learner experience of the Microsoft Community Training platform to suit your organization's branding needs.

In this article, you will learn about how to customize the look and feel of the web end point of the learner experience via the management portal:

Permissions Level

The Microsoft Community Training management portal provides role-based administration and depending upon the type of access level administrator can perform an action on the portal. Table below shows administrative roles that can customize the look and feel of the portal.

Access Level Settings
Organization Administrator Yes
Category Administrator No
Course Administrator No
Group Administrator No

Before you begin

After login to your Microsoft Community Training portal, switch to administrator view and click on Settings option from the left navigation panel.
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Set your portal name

Click General and enter the name under the Portal name field. Your portal name will appear on the title bar of your browser.
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Set your privacy terms

Include a link to privacy terms that will be shown to users on the portal.
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An example of Microsoft Corporation’s privacy terms is here.

Restrict user access to the portal

Refer the restrict user access article to learn more about this fuctionality and how to enable it.

Set the logo

Logo represents your training program and forms the most important component of your branding. Your logo will appear on all the pages on the top-left corner of your learning portal.

  • Click on Branding tab and upload your logo.
  • Recommended logo file size is 150*50 px in PNG with transparent or solid background
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Note
This logo is only for the website and is different from your mobile app logo. To learn more about configuring logo for your mobile app, please refer to create and publish mobile app article.

Set the banner image

Your banner image will appear on the landing page and will form the first impression of your learning portal.
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Note
Recommended banner file size is 960 * 540 px in JPG or PNG format.

Set the welcome text

Your welcome text will appear on the landing page of your learning portal.
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Tip
Greet your learners with a catchy welcome text.

Set the brand color

Your brand color will appear at the top bar on all the pages of your learning portal. Brand color provides a unique identity to your learning portal, reinforces your brand and boosts your brand recall.
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Set the footer title and message

Your footer title and footer message will appear on the bottom bar of the landing page on your learning portal. You can use these to convey additional information about your training program.
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