SUNScholar/XMLUI Theme/M2/Customisation/Palette

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Introduction

This wiki page helps to setup the default colours for the web site.

Step 1 - Review palette preferences

See: http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/SUNScholar/Theme/Color_Palette

Step 2 - Define colours CSS

Edit the following file:

 nano $HOME/source/dspace-xmlui-mirage2/src/main/webapp/styles/classic_mirage_color_scheme/_bootstrap_variables.scss

Go to the bottom of the file and add the following:

/**
* Colours CSS
**/

$brand-primary:          #60223b;
$brand-warning:          #ff9b33;
$brand-success:          #5cb85c;
$brand-info:             #5bc0de;
$brand-danger:           #d9534f;

$gray-base:              #000;
$gray-darker:            #222;
$gray-dark:              #333;
$gray:                   #555;
$gray-light:             #777;
$gray-lighter:           #eee;

Adjust the settings to suit your institution.

Step 3 - Define body background color CSS

Go to the bottom of the file and add the following:

/**
* Body background CSS
**/
$body-bg:               $gray-lighter !default;

Step 4 - Define anchor colours CSS

Go to the bottom of the file and add the following:

/**
* Links CSS
**/
$link-color:            $brand-primary;
$link-hover-color:      $brand-warning;
$link-hover-decoration: underline;

Step 5 - Define text colour CSS

Go to the bottom of the file and add the following:

/**
* Text CSS
**/
$text-color:            $gray-dark !default;