If you want to see how themes can look like check our free themes category.
As with every open source project everyone wan't to change something. We have option to style pretty much everything directly from back office. We can do following things
- Change widget style
- Change back office style
- Have personal themes
Widget themes has few sections. I'll try in short term describe what you can do in each of them.
Status widget style
Here you can change main widget attributes. Like logo etc.
Some of these attributes are quite old and not used anymore. They will be removed in old version.
Here you can change general outlook of widget. Like borders padding etc.
Here you can change how message style looks like for visitor.
Need help widget
You can change how need help widget looks like.
This is not yet supported in new a widget.
Here you can change default text in widget itself.
You can write custom HTML above start chat form fields.
If you want to style form directly using CSS you can use this section.
Custom bot style
You can change default bot buttons style.
If you are using notifications functionality you should set logo and notification details here.
How do I apply theme?
You can either set default theme in back office or you can choose theme in embed code generation window.
How do I import a theme?
"System configuration" -> "Live help configuration" -> "Import new theme"
In this window just upload a new theme.
How do I apply imported theme, set the default one?
- You can set default theme in
Configuration -> Live Chat configuration -> Default theme
- Also you can apply themes individually to embed code by selecting combobox in widget generation window. So you can just choose which theme widget should use.
How do I pass theme to start chat window?
Theme argument is /(theme)/<theme_id> so you can just manually write what theme should use. E.g index.php/chat/start/(theme)/2
I have created a theme and want to share with community where should I send a theme file?
Just send it to me. email@example.com
In order operator to be able edit themes, set default theme he has to have this permission