“Branding” is a legacy backoffice term to describe other sub-brands or email domains (sub-domains) that are used by the business or agency across employee email addresses.
In this backoffice node, it also includes the company and brand name properties, as well as links to the logos and CSS styles used across the site.
It contains three tabs:
In regards to members registering to the Brand Toolbox, it is quite common for employees of the company or agency to have email addresses with different endings. For example, employees of Brand Toolbox may register with either:
For registration purposes (and for added security), we enforce company/agency employees to register with their company email address. For example, employees cannot enter their full email address at registration – they need only enter their “Email address Prefix” and pick their domain, if multiples exist:
This process requires that all email endings are first pre-installed in the system.
To enable this, all the email endings must first be added to the backoffice as “Sub-Brand” domains. They must then be linked to the corresponding Member Group. Therefore, there are two steps:
Note that all Brand Toolbox sites will also have a default “Company Email Domain”. This is used as the company’s main email address for registration and, generally, should not be altered after the site is deployed to the business. This default property is found at:
Follow these steps to edit the Sub-Brand lists:
Once all sub-brands/email endings are created (see above), they must then be linked to the corresponding Member Group.
To link the sub-brands (email domains) to the corresponding member group:
Only toggle, ON, the “Include Default Domain” property if you want to include the default Company Email Domain in the email address list.
This tab includes the company and brand name properties, as well as links to the logos and CSS styles used across the site.
The following editable properties exist on the page:
This is the short form company name used across the site and can be different to the full legal company name used in the copyright statement.
This is usually the same as the company name used across the site, however, it may differ if the brand name differs from the company name.
Appears across all site mastheads throughout the site except for the login screen. If blank, the logo is hardcoded into templates via CSS styles.
This is the logo icon that is displayed in the browser tab for the site.
This smaller (and square format) logo is used for the Photo library contact sheet only. It is usually provided 218 x 218px in size.
This is the path to the default CSS theme file used across the entire site. PLEASE DO NOT ALTER IT.
It is always in the format: /css/clientname_skin.css
Any links to pre-embedded font APIs (such as Google Fonts) must be entered here.
For example, a link to the Google Font: Public Sans, is usually entered in the following format: