A theme consists of different layers: The bottom is the background, and top is the application layer, i.e. the actual content.
All apps have a background, "a safe space" between the display outer rim and the content. A background can be either an image or a color, see example below:
Typography in the theme
Modifiable elements in typography are font colors and fonts. Valotalive offers over 250 different fonts. On request, a company specific font can be uploaded to the service.
Title text font and color and Body text font and color are used in all automated posts, e.g. in a Sharepoint news post, public news post or Teams post, etc.
NOTE! The look and feel of a post created with MS Powerpoint or Google Slides uses the style of the original document.
Main colors and accent colors
The main colors to every post are
the background color
the color framing the content / post and
font colors for the title and the body text.
Accent colors are used in dates, names and other small elements on a post. the three big circles are used as accent colors:
Best designs use only 3 colors with the 60-30-10 rule:
60% for dominant color
30% for secondary color
10 % for the accent color
Manage and update the theme settings
Go to My Account | Themes
Choose the theme you wish to edit
Edit the background by choosing BG from the theme settings:
Background type can be either color, or an image.
NOTE ! There is a 10 MB upload limit to Theme’s background images.
An image is uploaded to Valotalive:
Note! The image should be at least as accurate as the display these contents are shown, e.g. with 4K display the image resolution should be 3840 × 2160 pixels.
Background color to be applied by the app is a layer in front of the background color /image. In the above example you can see the app's background is white.
Opacity of the above color 0 being transparent, 1 fully opaque refers to the Background color. Transparency works best with background images.
Modify Title text and body text fonts and colors
Take the mouse on top of the text elements and you'll see a pen. With the pen you are able to modify the used font and color of that font.
You can modify the Title text and the Body text in similar ways.
Modify the accent colors
A pen is seen with the accent colors if you take the mouse on top of the circle.
The colors in the small circles are not used in any of the Apps, so they can be discarded.
Finalize your theme
And once saved you and your colleagues can add the Theme to be applied in all of the Apps you wish. Modify the setting on the App settings.
For further read: Valotalive content Apps - Activate and go live