The theme builder in Event Wizard® has been a staple feature for nearly a decade now. It provides the ability to fully customize look and feel, and makes it easy to apply to multiple events. With that, we’ve added a couple new things to take your event customization even further:
You asked; we listened! While rounded corners have always been an option for the navigation links, there was never really a way to apply it to other elements. Now, after receiving requests from clients, we’ve expanded the rounded corner option to both the confirmation page headers and the form buttons.
Not only have the form buttons received the rounded corner treatment, they have also been given the option of extra padding. Similar to the navigation links, you can now add some extra space around your button text to really dial in the shape and size of these form elements.
As a bonus, we’ve also added rounded corners to the section label field type. It works the same as in the theme builder: just check off the boxes for the corners you want rounded and save your field — easy!
To this point, the file uploader field type has always used the same blue button, regardless of what your theme colours are. Now, whatever colours and styles you have applied to your other form buttons will be applied to your file uploaders, (I mean, it just makes sense, right?)
NOTE: Existing themes will need to be re-saved in order to apply the new styles.
Hopefully you can utilize these new features in one or more of your events. That said, we are always looking to expand the functionality of Event Wizard®, so if you have any suggestions for features or improvements, we would love to hear from you. You never know, they just might end up in the next feature update!
Your website looks great and your event materials look great, so how do you make your registration form look great? It’s actually quite easy to match the look and feel of your event materials or corporate branding with your registration form; it’s all done through themes within your Event Wizard® account.
Creating a theme
To start creating your theme, click on the My Themes icon located in the main menu of your account.
From here you can either copy a theme that you already like and would just like to make simple changes to, or create a new theme from scratch. For this purpose we’ll create a new theme from scratch.
- Click – Create a New Theme
- Enter a title for your theme and click OK
This is where the power of themes really shines. Use each of the menus on this page to match colour codes, images, fonts etc. to your existing website or other materials. At anytime click the green Preview Theme button at the bottom of the menu to see what your theme currently looks like.
It is important to note that your global fonts are controlled here so there is no need to update each form field individually, rather choose it here and you’re done. As well, if you need to upload any images to your theme for the background, you must first upload the image to your My Files area of your account so it can be accessed. This also goes for any header or footer images you add to the form separately.
After you have completed your theme click Save Theme and you’re all set to add it to your event.
Adding a theme
To apply your theme do so in your events task list.
Themes can be edited at anytime whether you’re in test mode or live mode. They are also account specific, meaning the same theme can be added to as many events as you like. This is especially useful if you have strict brand standards to adhere to.
This feature is standard across all Event Wizard® accounts, so make sure you take full advantage of it. Of course, if you have any questions about your theme let us know, we’re happy to help.