How to Create a Template for my Conference Site?

How to Create a Template for my Conference Site?


Editing your template allows you to change the look and feel of your conference system (front end login pages, forms, colors banners etc.)

Your system is set up initially with a default template which is meant to replicate your conference or organizations look and feel, but if for some reason you want to change the feel yourself this is where it is done.

Customize your Conference site by creating a Conference template.


DEFAULT and TEMPLATE BANNER Image Dimensions

For the default, submission or attendee registration site banner we recommend a width of 1000 pixels x 200 to 300 pixels height, PNG format with a non-transparent background. 

EXHIBITOR MODULE TEMPLATE BANNER Image Dimensions
For the exhibitor module site banner we recommend a width of 1400 pixels x 200 pixels height, PNG format with a non-transparent background. 
Do not upload a banner image that is larger, as it will affect the load time of the image and impact the display of your form.

For the Default banner, we suggest using a generic banner, as the default template is used for the main login screens, profile home and in other generic places. Do not include dates or specific reference to a conference if you have more than one event in the system.
  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Other Tools
  3. Click Site Template Management icon
  4. Click Template Management in horizontal menu
  5. Select Add Template
  6. Complete the fields on the “Add Template” screen.
  7. Scroll down, click  Add Template to load the new template
  8. After the new template has been added
    1. Edit Conference Settings by clicking on Conference Home from the Admin Dashboard and update the Module Template field to use the new template
    2. For EACH Module under the Conference, click the Module, then click Settings and update the Module Template field to use the new template


If you uploaded a new image and it is not displaying immediately, this issue is due to caching (i.e. you are view a 'stored' version of the page).
  • Clear your browser cache and re-load the page again.
  • Try viewing the page in an incognito or private browser screen.
  • If you still do not see the new image, check that the image was loaded into the template or reload the image again into the template.





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