Before we begin

This solution article is applicable for SharePoint Classic experience only


If you would like to change the Color Pallette in SharePoint Modern experience, please, check these articles:


How to change SharePoint Color Palette and add your company branding colors:

  • Step 1: Locate SharePoint Color Palettes Files.
  • Step 2: Create New File.
  • Step 3: Change default SharePoint brand color, with our color.
  • Step 4: Upload the new file back to SharePoint themes.
  • Step 5: Use the new Color Palette on your site.

How to apply company branding guidelines and create any theme with no coding:

You can use ShortPoint Theme Builder to apply company branding guidelines in few clicks and without any coding. Check it out:



Introduction

This is what we want to do:


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This task can be called:

  • Create a custom SharePoint 2013 Theme;
  • Create a custom Color Palette in SharePoint;
  • Branding with the SharePoint Color Palette.


There are many articles on the internet about this, and all of them guide the user to use Color Palate Tool. Microsoft created the SharePoint Color Palette Tool that can help us build custom color palettes and themes for SharePoint. 


In this article, we just need to change the default SharePoint blue color to match our new brand. We do not need to use any tool for that. Let's start!


Step 1: Locate SharePoint Color Palettes files





Step 2: Create New File




Step 3: Change default SharePoint brand color, with our color




Step 4: Upload the new file back to SharePoint themes





Step 5: Use the new Color Palette on our site



That's it.