Self-service branding provides you and your team the ability to completely customize the user interface of your MindTouch help site. Self-service branding is available to all customers but may need to be turned on for your site.
Services and Support
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Logo, Links & Colors
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Self-Service Branding consists of a number of branding regions throughout the MindTouch user interface that are openly available for you and your team to modify. This document provides a high-level overview of what self-service branding is, if you're looking for instructions on how to apply your branding please see:
- Instructions: Self-service branding FAQ's
In order to implement your brand with the self-service branding you will need access to a resource with specific skills that are suited for web design. If you do not have access to the necessary skills you may struggle with the branding implementation or poorly implement your branding. It is highly recommended that the following skills are required for branding implementation:
|MindTouch Article||Branding Regions - Header, Footer, SideTray|
|MindTouch Login/Registration Screen||Branding Regions - Site Header, Site Footer, Login Screen|
|MindTouch PDF||Custom Regions - PDF Header, PDF Footer|
Branding and localization
When considering translation, it is important to understand what interfaces are localized by MindTouch. Localization refers to all interfaces that are not content or branding. The diagram below highlights a typical article and the interfaces that localized, translated and branded.
Additional branding templates
With MindTouch, you have the ability to alter the look and feel of our new branding templates. With these templates, you are able to customize the look of the Welcome screen for both Community Members and Pro Members, customize the 404 Page Not Found template, and also the look of a blank article for both Community Members and Pro Members. Below is a list of the templates that are now available across the site:
These templates in your MindTouch site under Site Tools > Templates, located under Template:Custom.
|Blank Article - Community Member||Custom Regions - Header, Page Content, Footer|
|Blank Article - Pro Member||Custom Regions - Header, Page Content, Footer|
|Page Not Found||Custom Regions - Header, Page Content|
|Welcome Page - Community Member||Custom Regions - Header, Page Content, Footer|
|Welcome Page - Pro Member||Custom Regions - Header, Page Content, Footer|