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Understanding the Basic Settings for your Almabase Site
Understanding the Basic Settings for your Almabase Site

Learn how to update essential site settings like name, logo, colors, and social media links for your institution.

Basudha Sakshyarika avatar
Written by Basudha Sakshyarika
Updated over a week ago

Customize your Almabase site to align with your institution's branding and communication needs. The configuration involves three main sections:

  1. Primary Info

  2. Domain Settings

  3. Branding

Primary Info

  1. Accessing Settings:

    • Go to 'Settings' > 'Site Settings' in the admin panel.

  2. Setting Details:

    • Institution's Full and Short Name.

    • Alumni Association's Name and Short Name.

    • Primary Sender for Automated Emails.

    • Reply-To Email Address for Automated Emails.

    • Primary Contact Phone Number.

    • Database Selection.

A helpful video is available for more details.

Domain Settings

Follow the provided instructions to set up your website's domain.


  • Logos: Upload logos as per guidelines; changes reflect immediately.

  • Colors: Provide hex codes for Primary, Secondary, and Accent colors; updates are applied within 24 hours.

Additional Setup Options

  • Site Setup:

    • Add an email address for signup notifications.

    • Enable birthday and anniversary wishes (post-domain configuration).

  • Social Media Setup:

    • Enter URLs for public social media pages (not closed groups). A video is available for further guidance.

    • Note: URLs for closed groups won’t display the social media icon on the homepage.

  • If Using Almabase Giving Module

    • Go to Fundraising Settings.

    • Select the sender for 'Thank You' emails to donors.

    • Set notifications for new gifts and weekly gift reports.

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