How to change colors of splux theme?

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Mamak, Lacey

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May 9, 2021, 9:24:59 PM5/9/21
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Hi,
I love the splux theme but need to change the colors to match my institution.
I thought this would be as simple as changing the primary color and secondary colors listed in the :root colors section of the splux-default.css file, but I've tried that and don't see any color changes.
How do I get any color changes to take effect? What am I doing wrong?
Thanks!
Lacey

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Normandale Community College

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pvillanueva01

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May 10, 2021, 9:41:25 AM5/10/21
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Hello Lacey,

Thank you for your comments. We use a CSS preprocessor to compile several SASS files into a single file. Are you familiar with this process or do you use any compiling tools?

If you do, I can share with you the SASS files and you could process them with your favorite tools. If that's not the case, I could send you an expanded CSS file of the SP Lux Default theme and you would need to do a find/replace for the colors that need changing.

Please let me know and I would gladly help you get those customizations in place.

Patricia Villanueva
University of Miami Libraries

Mamak, Lacey

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May 14, 2021, 9:35:21 PM5/14/21
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Hi Patricia,
Thanks so much for your help!
CSS preprocessing has been one of the items on my must-learn list for a few years (I learned CSS before they came into use). But, I'm also on a tight deadline for getting my library migrated to a new 4.5.1 instance (we're on subjects plus 2 now). Would you be willing to send me both the SASS files and an expanded CSS file? That way I can use this as a learning opportunity and also have the expanded file to use if needed.
Thanks again!
Lacey

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pvillanueva01

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May 17, 2021, 2:28:02 PM5/17/21
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Hello Lacey,

I am sorry for my delay in responding. I am attaching the SASS files in a ZIP and the expanded CSS files. I am using the sp-lux default as base.

The colors for the variables are as follows:

$sp-accent: #07adc7; //accent ui color
$sp-accent-dark: darken($sp-accent, 5%);
$prime: #00243c; //used in nav
$prime-dark: #071f2f; //used on mobile nav
$text-ondark: #ffffff; //text on dark bkg
$text-onlight: #000000; //text on light bkg
$default-text: #333333; // default text-color
$default-link-color: #00507d;
$feature: $sp-accent;
$feature-light: #eef0f1;

You will need to run a find/replace where these colors are used to achieve customization. You can always use the developer tools to inspect the element you want to change and find it on the expanded CSS.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Patricia Villanueva
University of Miami Libraries


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Villanueva, Patricia Esperanza

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May 18, 2021, 11:24:12 AM5/18/21
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Hello Kathy,

 

No worries. Here is the information I shared with Lacey.

 

I am attaching the SASS files in a ZIP and the expanded CSS files. I am using the sp-lux default as base.

 

The colors for the variables are as follows:

 

$sp-accent: #07adc7; //accent ui color

$sp-accent-dark: darken($sp-accent, 5%);

$prime: #00243c; //used in nav

$prime-dark: #071f2f; //used on mobile nav

$text-ondark: #ffffff; //text on dark bkg

$text-onlight: #000000; //text on light bkg

$default-text: #333333; // default text-color

$default-link-color: #00507d;

$feature: $sp-accent;

$feature-light: #eef0f1;

 

You will need to run a find/replace where these colors are used to achieve customization. You can always use the developer tools to inspect the element you want to change and find it on the expanded CSS.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

 

Thank you,

 

Patricia E. Villanueva

Web Designer

 

University of Miami

 

 

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Would you be willing to send me both the SASS files and an expanded CSS file.  I realize I didn’t originally ask but we need to upgrade this Summer and one of the things I did not do before was use CSS.  With the help of Westminster College’s IT, I think we can do it.

 

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