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Web Pages and Messages Customizing Overview

This article can be of a particular interest for Cloudentity administrators who would like to configure the Cloudentity look and feel and custom messages for their or their partner's users and developers. The admins can find here information on what they can customize in Cloudentity UI, messages and how to do it using the Cloudentity portal. Additionally, developers can learn how to change the UI and messages templates directly.

UI Customization and Branding in Cloudentity

Cloudentity enables you to configure the look and feel of the Cloudentity platform components such as login pages, consent pages, user portals, and more.

As an Cloudentity administrator, you get a dedicated view where you can set up specific graphical items or create Themes and see the instant demo of the input you provide as the UI settings.

There are 2 ways of branding the web pages and messages in Cloudentity:

Branding Using Themes

With Themes, you can modify any web page and message template to match your needs. Any content can be modified. You can create Theme without applying it into any workspace first and play around with it. You will see in the Preview screen how it would look like in action. Once you feel you have all you need to can create test workspace and apply the Theme to it and test it live. Once you verify all is working fine, it’s time to assign the Theme to your production workspace. Once you want to make a change to such Theme just duplicate it on UI, test it, and apply new version to your workspaces.

With Themes you can achieve the following advantages:

  • Completely style the page branding so that it matches the rest of your website that Cloudentity provides identity capabilities for.

  • Include the correct privacy statements for all customers.

  • Apply individual styling for all customers and de-couple it from Cloudentity’s own branding.

  • Change email and text messages to match your branding

Themes consumed by Cloudentity are Golang-based HTML templates, so you’re going to need an understanding of this technology in order to modify them. The Cloudentity theme is a system theme and cannot be changed. When ready, themes can be bound to one or many workspaces.

There are two main sections of Themes to customize:

Updated: May 23, 2023