Create a Theme in Sitecore Content Hub

And How to Update an Existing One

Creating a New Theme in Content Hub

Creating themes in Sitecore Content Hub allows you to customize your digital asset manager (DAM) to have the look and feel of your brand. Content Hub themes allow you to change the colours, fonts, logos, and layouts. Learn how to create a new theme in Content Hub and how to update your theme to an existing one.

Step 1: Access the Theme Manager

To create a new theme, you will first need to access the Theme Manager in Sitecore Content Hub. This can be done by navigating to the "Manage" page and selecting "Themes."

Sitecore Content Hub Theme Manager on Manage page 

Step 2: Create a New Theme

Once you are in the Theme Manager, you can create a new theme by clicking the ‘+Theme’ button.

Sitecore Content Hub New Theme

Then enter a name for your theme and click ‘SAVE’.

Sitecore Content Hub New Theme Name

Step 3: Customize Your Theme

With your new theme created, you can customize it to your brand guidelines. Sitecore Content Hub offers a wide range of customization options, including colour schemes, fonts, favicons, and logos. You can also create custom CSS and JavaScript to further customize your theme.

Sitecore Content Hub Theme Manager

Theme Colours

Colours can be added with RBG or hex colour codes. You can also manually adjust aspects like hue, saturation, brightness, and opacity.

Sitecore Content Hub Theme Colours

Step 4: Enable Your Theme

Once you’ve customized your new theme, you have to apply it to your DAM.

  1. Save your new theme.
  2. Go back to the main Themes page and toggle the button to enable your theme.
    Enable Sitecore Content Hub Theme
    Sitecore Content Hub Theme is Enabled
  3. If you want this theme to apply to all users as the default theme, click the three dots next to the pencil icon and select ‘Set as default’. Your theme should now have the default label next to it.
    Set Sitecore Content Hub Theme as Default
    Default Sitecore Content Hub Theme<

Updating an Existing Content Hub Theme

Step 1: Access the Themes Page Via the Manage Page

To update an existing theme, you will need to access the Theme Manager in Sitecore Content Hub. This can be done by navigating to the "Manage" page and selecting "Themes."

Accessing Content Hub Theme Manager via Manage Screen

Step 2: Click on the Theme to Update

You will see a list of available themes. Some will be locked and cannot be edited. Select the unlocked theme that you to update.

Available themes in Sitecore Content Hub

Step 3: Make Your Changes

Make any changes to the fonts, colours, logos, etc. and click the ‘Save’ button once finished. The updates need to process and you might see a ‘Processing’ label next to your theme, so changes might not appear right away. Once the processing is complete, your changes should be applied.

Step 4: Quality Testing Your Changes

If the theme that was updated is not the theme applied to your account, you’ll want to check your updates from an account that does have the theme applied. This can be done through the Impersonate feature. Alternatively, you can assign the updated theme to a user (see Step 4).

  1. On the Manage page, click on ‘Users’. Accessing Users on the Content Hub Manage page
  2. Locate the user who has the theme applied to their account in the search bar or navigate through the list.
  3. Once you’ve found the user, click on the (i) icon on the right. Content Hub User Information icon
  4. To assign a theme to a user, click the ‘Edit profile’ button, followed by the ‘+’ button next to the Theme field. Select the theme you want to apply from the list and click ‘Ok’ and then ‘Save’. Edit a Content Hub user theme
  5. Click on the ‘Impersonate’ button. This will allow you to see how this account looks from that user’s perspective. This also includes permissions and user roles. If you want to return to your account, you need to log out of the impersonation account and log back into your account.

    How to impersonate a user in Sitecore Content Hub


Creating a new theme in Sitecore Content Hub is a fairly simple process that allows you to easily customize the look and feel of your DAM with your brand guidelines. By following the steps outlined in this post, you can create a new theme, customize it to your brand, and update it when needed. To learn more about Sitecore Content Hub or to get started email [email protected].

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