How to Create a Template (banner) 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.
- Click Dashboard
- Click Other Tools
- Click Site Template Management icon
- Click Template Management in horizontal menu
- Select Add Template
- Complete the fields on the “Add Template” screen.
- Scroll down, click Add Template to load the new template
After the new template has been added
- Edit Conference Settings by clicking on Conference Home from the Admin Dashboard and update the Module Template field to use the new template
- 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.
Upload a Banner or Logo for a Conference?
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 ...
How to Change the Template used by a Module?
This assumes that there is an existing template already created. If not, then create a new template first. Click Dashboard Click the Module e.g. Click Speaker module for the Submission Module Click Settings button to open the Module Settings screen ...
How to Create a New Conference or Event?
If you are a licensee of the X-CD system, you are able to create as many conferences as you need from your admin dashboard. You will be able to give your new conference a unique event name, event short name, its own unique color ...
Online Program Banner Image
How to change the Banner Image displayed for the Online Program? Click Dashboard Click Conference Home for your event Click the dropdown field for Template and select the template you wish to apply. Scroll down and click Update Conference to save ...
Edit Site Template Colors, Footer, Background, Image
How to change the system template / look and feel? To access the template management area, go to your Admin Dashboard. In the main area, select the "Other Tools" tab (instead of Conferences or Forms). Click Site Template Management How to change the ...