Customize Community Central

Customize Community Central

The latest release of Bamboo’s Community Central offers a host of new features and customization options. While by default, Community Central for SharePoint 2013 keeps the same stylistic components as Community Central for SharePoint 2010, our new customization options allow you to change the style of your site to meet your style needs.

CCstyle.pngWith a few minor updates, you can customize the look of your Community Central site including the site’s background color.

Changing the background color:

The default style for Community Central for SharePoint 2013 is the same as the style for SharePoint 2010.

To change the background color, follow the steps below. Our example uses colors that match the default User Interface (UI) in SharePoint 2013.

Step Action Result
1. Go to Site Contents and open the list named Skins.
2. Open the Styles folder and download the following files to your local drive: custom.css and custom15.css
3. Edit the files custom15.css and custom.css
  • Search for and change the value of the background color from #000 to #0072C6 and apply the color code to these classes:
    • “.bb-bodyrightzone”
    • “bb-bottomcontainer”
    • “.SA15_MainBody_Footer”
  • Search for and change the value of the border-bottom-color from #000 to #0072C6 and apply to these classes:

    • “body #s4-titlerow”
    • “SA15_BoxSkin2_LeftHeader1_CollapseExpand”
    • “SA15_ForumSite_LeftHeader_Title”
    • “SA15_BoxSkin2_LeftHeader1_Threads”
    • “SA15_BoxSkin2_LeftHeader1_Messages”
  • Once you have finished, save your changes.

5. After you’ve saved your changes, upload the files from step 2 to the folder styles in the Skins list.
6. Refresh your site page. You will now see that the style changes made above have been implemented. CCstyle2.png