Branding the portal

Opendatasoft portals can be customized according to a chosen corporate branding. Go to the Look & feel > Branding subsection of the back office to choose a portal name, write a portal description, choose a page title prefix, define the brand name and add a portal favicon or logo.

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Choosing a portal name

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The portal name is used throughout the platform (login page, domain configurations, etc.) as well as in domain-related notifications sent by email. By default, the portal name is the domain identifier, that is, the name written in the URL of the portal.

Note

Opendatasoft domain URLs can be customized using aliases (see Customizing domain URL for more information).

To choose a new portal name:

  1. In the Branding configuration interface, look for the Portal name configuration.

  2. In the textbox, write a new portal name.

  3. Click on the Save button in the top right corner.

Writing a portal description

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The portal description helps search engines and social networks understand the content of the Opendatasoft portal. It may also show up in search results and link descriptions.

To write a new portal description:

  1. In the Branding configuration interface, look for the Portal description configuration.

  2. In the expandable textbox, write a new portal description.

  3. Click on the Save button in the top right corner.

Choosing a page title prefix

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The page title prefix is displayed in the browser's tab. It is usually preceded by the name of the page that is currently visited, both being separated with a dash .

To choose a page title prefix:

  1. In the Branding configuration interface, look for the Page title prefix configuration.

  2. In the textbox, write a page title prefix.

  3. Click on the Save button in the top right corner.

Defining a brand name

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The brand name is used throughout the platform, in every header.

To define the brand name:

  1. In the Branding configuration interface, look for the Brand configuration.

  2. In the textbox, write the brand name.

  3. Click on the Save button in the top right corner.

Adding a portal favicon

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The favicon is the small image displayed in the browser's tab, next to the page title. The default favicon is Opendatasoft's logo. It should be replaced with images that are either 16x16px or 32x32px.

Note

We recommend to opt for quality and modern formats such as .svg rather than formats like .ico.

To add a new portal favicon:

  1. In the Branding configuration interface, look for the Portal favicon configuration.

  2. Click on the Upload an image button.

  3. Choose a favicon using the file finder.

  4. Once the favicon has been selected, click on the Save button in the top right corner.