How do I apply a custom skin?

A 'custom skin' is a collection of files that define the look and feel of your Asset Bank. Usually your custom skin will be applied by us at the start of a project, but if you are installing the application yourselves then we may send you one as an email attachment (usually called

If you have been provided with a new 'custom skin' for your Asset Bank, then the following steps detail how to apply it:

Extract the contents of the zipped folder into the following location on the server where your Asset Bank is hosted:
(Note: if this directory already has files in it then it is a good idea to take a backup of the existing files in case you want to revert back to them)

[tomcat]/webapps/asset-bank/WEB-INF/manager- config/updater/customise/

Then do the following:

    1. Login in to Asset Bank as an admin user.
  • Go to Admin -> System -> Developer
  • Click the 'Overwrite' button to copy across your customised files into the main application.
  • Go to the home page and refresh your browser. Your customisations have been applied.

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