Dynamics CRM 2015 Update 1 – How to create a theme

CRM 2015 latest update has changed several issues regarding User Interface and made navigation easier with less scrollings and less clicks. Navigating in CRM 2015 now follows the same principles as Microsoft Dynamics Marketing. Check out this video to have further information about navigation and other features regarding Update 1.

Let’s have a glance to a new feature of this last update (UPDATE 1): Creating themes!

A theme is a set of customizations of the graphic interface that you can change to make it fit your corporate visual identity.

So let’s create our first theme, navigate to Settings/Themes then click +New

Note that you’ll use hex codes for your theme colors, here is a link that generates a hex code for every color selected http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_colorpicker.asp

 

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The three main parameters (I mean those that you will see all the time when navigating) are the logo, navigation bar color and navigation bar shelf color. Here is a screenshot that explains correspondence between colors and items of navigation.

Note that the logo can make max to 400*50 pixels

 

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You can also try to test other UI elements by picking other colors.

 

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Hope you’ll like it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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