Designing a Message Board App

Please read Using the App Designer before beginning with the steps below.

For the large area version: 

Getting started:

  • Message Board item image sizes should not exceed 350px wide by 350px tall.

Design your App:
  1. Rename your app by clicking on the Rename button found in the top right corner of the App Designer. Renaming your apps will help you tell apps apart and aid in app management.   

  2. Upload your background image. Clicking the Upload Graphics link at the top right of the screen will bring up an upload tool, drag and drop or click to browse to the image you'd like to upload.

  3. Apply your background image. Once uploaded, change the background image by selecting the one you uploaded from the Background Image drop down. You are able to choose from previous backgrounds you've uploaded as well at any time.

  4. You may upload your own image to appear as the background to the Secondary Boxes. These images should be sized to 295px wide by 235px tall. Upload the image as described above and select the uploaded image in the Secondary Box Background Image field.

  5. Continue designing. Change colors, titles, and more based on the call outs shown above

Design your App:
  1. Rename your app by clicking on the Rename button found in the top right corner of the App Designer. Renaming your apps will help you tell apps apart and aid in app management.

  2. Upload your background image. Clicking the Upload Graphics link at the top right of the screen will bring up an upload tool, drag and drop or click to browse to the image you'd like to upload.

  3. Apply your background image. Once uploaded, change the background image by selecting the one you uploaded from the Background Image drop down. You are able to choose from previous backgrounds you've uploaded as well at any time.

  4. You may upload your own image to appear as the background to the boxes. These images should be sized to 400px wide by 210px tall. Upload the image as described above and select the uploaded image in the Box Background Image field.

  5. Continue designing - change colors, titles, and more based on the call outs shown above. 

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