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Customize your Geckoboard dashboard with advanced theming
Customize your Geckoboard dashboard with advanced theming

Deeply customize the look and feel of your dashboards to match your company or team colors.

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Applying a customized theme for your dashboard

Click Customize from your dashboard masthead. From here you can also upload a dashboard logo. Scroll down to Advanced themes.

To customize your dashboard colors you'll need the six-digit hex codes for the following dashboard elements. When entering the hex code, exclude the # symbol – you only need the alphanumeric characters.

Below is a table displaying what each element is and does, as well as the default theme's colors.

Element

Description

Default theme hex code #

Main visualization color

Used for sparklines, bar and line chart series, etc.

00D1FF

Dashboard background

Used for the frame and footer color.

16113A

Widget background

Usually has the same hue as the dashboard color, but with more, or less, brightness.

272956

Text

We recommend picking a dark color for light theme and a light color for dark theme.

E0E1E7

Positive

Used for positive states and alerts.

0FD354

Negative

Used for negative states and alerts.

FC5C6A

Caution

Used for caution states.

FEB554

After filling in all the fields with your desired hex values, click Save, and your dashboard will now display your new color scheme.

Examples of themed dashboards

You can use the following examples as a guide to build your own (i.e. by adapting it to your brand), or as a template.

Light themes

Example 1

light theme example 1

Main visualization color: 01CCCC
Dashboard background: F3F3F0
Widget background: FFFFFF
Text: 000228
Positive: 0FD354
Negative: FC5C6A
Caution: FEB554

Example 2

light theme example 2

Main visualization color: F1BDBC
Dashboard background: E3DDF3
Widget background: FFFFFF
Text: 161616
Positive: 85D6CA
Negative: FF8686
Caution: FEB554

Dark themes

Example 1

dark theme example 1

Main visualization color: F2A93C
Dashboard background: 183F80
Widget background: 0A1D3F
Text: FFFFFF
Positive: 8ACD41
Negative: D02E2A
Caution: E0843D

Example 2

dark theme example 2

Main visualization color: 01CCCC
Dashboard background: 000228
Widget background: 00294A
Text: EFEFF3
Positive: 0FD354
Negative: FC5C6A
Caution: FEB554

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