Information for: DEVELOPERS   PARTNERS

Administering Brand Connect

Acquia DAM Brand Connect is smart, simple brand-management technology built for the lightning-fast pace of digital marketing. You can use it to post easily adaptable and distributable brand guidelines and automate brand-management tasks, accelerating marketing operations and creative cycles.

As the Brand Connect admin, you can complete several administrative tasks, including adding and editing brand guidelines, altering the appearance of your brand portal, and configuring the Brand Connect settings:

Signing in to Brand Connect

To sign in to Brand Connect, complete the following steps:

  1. Sign in to Acquia DAM.
  2. Click in the top menu, click Brands.
  3. Click the brand you want to manage.

Adding and editing brand guidelines

  1. Click Guidelines in the top navigation.
  2. Click Add underneath the Brand Guidelines headline.
  3. Enter a title for the guidelines, then click the Add button.
  4. To add content to your brand guidelines, hover your mouse over the title and click the Pencil icon pencil icon.
  5. To delete the brand guidelines, click the Trash icon trash icon when you hover over the page title.

Adding and editing custom pages

  1. Click Pages in the top navigation.
  2. Click Add underneath the Pages headline.
  3. Enter a title for the page, and then click the Add button.
  4. Add content to your custom pages by hovering your mouse over the title and clicking the Pencil icon pencil icon.
  5. To delete the custom page, click the Trash icon trash icon when you hover over the page title.

For more information, see configuring custom pages.

Edit the brand portal’s navigation

  1. Click Navigation in the top navigation.
  2. Click Add a page to insert a link to one of your custom pages. The custom page must be created before adding it to the navigation.
  3. Click Add a link to insert a link to any URL.
  4. Change the order of pages and links in the navigation by hovering over the title and then dragging the Move icon Move icon to reorder.

Manage the brand portal’s appearance

Click Appearance in the top navigation, and then select the part of the portal that you want to change:

  • Font - Styles all text throughout your portal in the selected font. Supports 800+ Google fonts.
  • Header - Edit the background color, link color, and height of your brand portal header.
  • Footer - Change the copy at the bottom of your brand portal.
  • Homepage - Add design, copy, and functionality elements using code and widgets.
  • Login - Insert a logo, header, background image, and color to your brand portal’s sign-in page.

HTML tags to avoid

Avoid using the following custom HTML tags, as they can cause errors when displaying or editing Brand Connect:

  • <html>
  • <head>
  • <body>
  • <!DOCTYPE>
  • <style> (Instead, enter CSS code directly in the CSS tab.)
  • Do not reference external JavaScript libraries.

Editing the brand portal’s settings

  1. In the top menu, click Settings.
  2. Change the title of the portal, adjust security permissions, set the language, and other settings.
  3. To save your changes, click Save.