Setting/Changing the Portal
The top page of kintone is referred to as the "portal". A portal is the entry point to kintone and is usually the most visited page.
The following describes what information the portal displays by default and how to change the settings of the portal.
Information Displayed on the Portal
By default, the portal displays the following information areas:
Displays any information that needs to be shared to kintone users. You can add apps and graphs to this area.Announcement can easily attract users' attention. This is a good place for information that you strongly want to present to users. For example, you can present important notices and links to commonly used apps and spaces. For details, see Using Announcements.
|2. Notifications||Displays update notifications from apps, spaces, and People. Displayed information depends on the user.|
|3. Assigned to Me||Displays the user’s tasks (that is, records where the assignee is set to the user in apps with Process Management). Displayed information depends on the user. Nothing is displayed when the user has no tasks assigned.|
|4. Spaces||Lists spaces.
You can use the drop-down list to change which space to display as follows:
|5. Apps||Lists apps.
You can use the drop-down list to change which apps to display as follows:
Changing the Portal Settings
kintone Administrators can change the following settings.
- Change the name of the portal.
- Change the cover photo of the portal.
- Show or hide Announcement, Apps, and other areas as needed.
- Edit contents to be displayed in Announcement.
The portal name, its cover photo, and the contents to be displayed on portal can be configured via in the upper right side of the portal screen.
The contents to be displayed in "Announcement" can be edited by clicking on the upper right side of Announcement.
This section describes how to configure portal by using in the upper right side of the portal.
- Click in the upper right of the screen and select Portal Settings.
- Fill in the fields as needed.
- Click "Save".
You can use HTML and CSS to fully customize the portal design.
We provide various templates as well as Chrome extensions that can help you to easily customize the templates. You can design the portal suited to your preferences and needs just with basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
Chrome web store (English)
Chrome web store (Japanese)
"Design a custom portal with Kintone Portal Designer" page on cybozu developer network describes the details on the Chrome extension.