Learn how to brand your ebook app by personalizing the Startup Page. There are five different options that you can customize: slogan, logo, image, background color and loading message.


To get started:

  1. Click on the Customize tab at the top header.

  2. The Design tab will automatically appear.

  3. Scroll down to personalize one or all five branding options.

Slogan

Here you can type out your company’s slogan, book subtitle, or any phrase you want to appear near the bottom of the startup screen.

  • The default Slogan is “An Interactive Ebook”.

  • You may replace the slogan with your company slogan or your ebook’s subtitle. 

  • You may also remove the slogan entirely.

Logo

The slogan is directly followed by your logo branding options. Please keep in mind that this option is not available on Free License Plans. There are two logo options:


1. Hide logo


To hide the logo:

  1. Click on the box next to Hide Logo.

  2. If you don’t want to remove the logo, then leave the box unchecked.


2. Custom logo


To add your custom brand logo to the center of the Startup Page. 

  1. Click on add image.

  2. A window will appear for you to select your logo from your computer files.

  3. Click enter to upload.

Startup Image

You may upload a background image for the startup screen.


1. Startup Image


To upload a new background image:

  1. Click on add image.

  2. View the document folder.

  3. Choose your background image.

  4. Click enter to upload.


2. Startup image scale

  1. Click on the drop-down menu next to the Startup image scale option

  2. Play with the three options to see how the image will be displayed on different devices and platforms.

    • Stretch if necessary, will stretch and crop the image to fill the screen. This option may distort the original image.

    • Contain will preserve the image’s aspect ratio and fit it inside the screen. The remainder of the screen will be filled with the background color. Scroll down to the next section to see how to set the background color.

    • Cover will preserve the image’s aspect ratio, and enlarge it until it covers the entire screen. This option may result in cropping the image.

Startup Color Options

These options allow you to customize the background and text colors of the startup screen.


1. Startup background color will appear if you do not select a background image, or behind a background image. 

Enter the hex-code or

  1. Click on the drop-down menu next to Startup background color

  2. In the sidebar, select a color.

  3. From the main square, select a shade.


2. Startup text color

Enter the hex-code or

  1. Click on the drop-down menu next to Startup text color.

  2. In the sidebar, select a color.

  3. From the main square, select a shade.

Startup Loading message

While loading the ebook, a small loading message is displayed at the bottom of the screen, saying "Loading Book. Please wait." 


Check Hide loading message to remove this message entirely.


If you'd like to rephrase it, go to Customize Components, Language Control.

  1. Head to the Components tab next to Design in the upper left header.
  2. Click on Customize Language.
  3. Scroll down or go to Filter on the lower right corner of the popup message and type in "Loading Book. Please wait."
  4. Go to the shaded box next to it and write the new message.

Any time you would like to reset to the initial colors set by Kotobee Author, simply click on Reset to default colors.