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You can customize the look and feel of Access ACS. Use the options on the Themes tab to blend the Access ACS program with the style of your website.

To access the Themes page, point to Admin, then click Options.

Select one of our pre-existing themes. Preview the changes in the preview window; to apply the changes to your program, click Apply. Click Default at any time to restore the Access ACS default theme.

You can customize a theme for your website in Access ACS. Click Customize to create your own theme.

 Display your organization's logo on the website

You can customize much of your Access ACS website to your tastes. Selecting your organization's logo is one option you can customize.

To select a logo to display on the Web site

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize, then click Select Logo.
  4. To locate your custom logo, click Browse.
  5. To see how your logo will look in the Access ACS program, click Preview.
  6. In the Logo Link field, enter your website's URL to make the logo a link to your website.
  7. Click Apply to add your custom logo, or click Cancel to exit. If you do not like the look of your custom logo, click Reset Logo to restore the default Access ACS logo.
 Customize a background

When theming Access ACS, you can select a background color for your Access ACS site. 

To customize the Web site background

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize, then click Select Background.
  4. To locate your custom background, click Browse.
  5. Select a background.
  6. In the Page Background Color field, enter a color number. For example, for yellow enter #ff0. You can also click and choose a color.
  7. In the Body Background Color field, enter a color number. For example, for yellow enter #ff0. You can also click and choose a color.
  8. Click Apply to apply your custom background.
 Choose menu bar colors

You can select menu bar colors for your organization's Access ACS website. 

To select menu bar colors

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize.
  4. Click Select Menu Bar Colors.
  5. Enter a color number for each menu bar, such as #69c for light blue. You can also click , and choose a color. The preview window changes to reflect your selections.
  6. Click Apply to apply your custom menu bar colors.
 Choose title bar colors

You can customize the title bar's color on your Access ACS website.

To select title bar colors

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize.
  4. Click Select Title Bar Colors.
  5. Enter a color number for each title bar, such as #036 for dark blue. You can also click and choose a color. The preview window changes to reflect your selections.
  6. Click Apply to add your custom title bar colors.
 Choose grid colors

You can select grid colors when theming Access ACS. 

To select your grid colors

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize.
  4. Click Select Grid Colors.
  5. Enter a color number for each grid, such as #69c for light blue. You can also click and choose a color. The preview window changes to reflect your selections.
  6. Click Apply to add your custom grid colors.
 Choose hyperlink and button colors

You can select the hyperlink and button colors for your Access ACS website.

To select hyperlink and button colors

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click on the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize.
  4. Click Select Link Colors.
  5. In the Link Color and Link Hover Color fields, enter a color number. For example, #036 for dark blue. You can also click and choose a color. The preview window changes to reflect your selections.
  6. In the Button Color and Button Text Color fields, enter a color number. For example, #036 for dark blue. You can also click and choose a color. The preview window changes to reflect your selections.
  7. Click Apply to add your custom link colors.
 Establish the default font, text, and emphasis colors

Using the Themes portion of Access ACS, you can customize much of your website to your particular tastes. Selecting your default font, text, and emphasis colors are just a few of the many options you can customize.

To set the default font and text colors

  1. Point to Admin, then click Options.
  2. Click the Themes tab.
  3. On the Themes page, click Customize.
  4. Click Select Default Font and Text Colors.
  5. Select a font from the Default Font drop-down list.
  6. In the Default Text Color and the Emphasis Text Color fields, enter a color number. For example, enter #c00 for red. You can also click and choose a color. The preview window changes to reflect your selections.
  7. Click Apply to add your custom default font and text colors or click Cancel to exit.