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Qtip: This page describes functionality available to Engagement, Lifecycle, and Ad Hoc Employee Research projects. For more details on each, see Types of Employee Experience Projects.

Accessing Your Theme Settings

To access your dashboard’s theme settings, navigate to the Settings page and select the Theme section on the left.

Button that says Settings and has a gear icon
image of the theme tab

Qtip: This page is for editing your employee dashboard’s theme. To learn about editing the theme for your survey, check out the support page on Look & Feel.

Editing Your Dashboard Theme

You are allowed to customize several aspects of your dashboard’s appearance. Once you’ve made changes to any of these settings, they are saved automatically.

  • Header Color: Add a thin line of color beneath the topmost header of the dashboard. Also changes the color of the account settings icon.
    Dashboard header with a thin line of purple under it; the account settings icon is a K in purple
  • Background Color: Change the color of the dashboard’s background. The background is the space between widgets, not the page navigation on the left or the background of the widgets themselves.
  • Page Position: Choose whether dashboard pages are listed to the left, or along the top, over the filters.
  • Show Page Icons: Decide whether to show icons next to page names.
    Little paper icons next to each page name in the navigation bar
  • Widget Title: Choose the font of your widgets’ titles.
  • Favorability Scale Colors: Choose from a list of preset color palettes for your scales, or create your very own custom palette. See our page on the Scale Settings for instructions on how to set which values correspond to each of the 3 colors. Below is an example of one of the widgets that uses the scales, the Engagement Summary widget.
    Example of an Engagement Summary widget
  • Widget Content: Determine the font of the widget’s body.
  • Widget Border: When checked, your widgets will have thin gray borders.
  • Color Palette: Select to set a custom palette. You can drag and drop colors to reorder them.
  • Logo URL: Paste in the URL for a logo. This will appear in the top-left of your dashboard.
  • Hide Qualtrics Logo: When unchecked, the Qualtrics logo will appear on the bottom-right of your dashboard.

Changing Colors

  1. Click the dropdown menu.
    Menus for selecting theme colors
  2. Select a custom color by moving your cursor along the rainbow scale on the right and the color gradient in the middle.
  3. Or, select from a list of default colors.
  4. Or, enter the hex code for the desired color.
  5. Click Default to return to the default color.