How To Customize the PeopleSoft Header Logo in PeopleTools 8.53

by Apurva T. on March 7, 2014

in PeopleSoft Administration

To enable your establishment’s branding and help users identify each instance – you may want to customize the branding after you do PeopleTools 8.53 upgrade. Easiest way to customize the PeopleSoft header logo in PT 8.53 is to save your company’s logo/image with the same name that is being referred in PIA by the current PeopleSoft Stylesheet.

The current/default Stylesheet can be identified in the following places,
– PeopleTools->Utilities->Administration->PeopleTools Options
– PeopleTools->Portal->Portal Utilities->System options.
– PeopleTools > Portal > Portal Utlities > Registry Options

There are different StyleSheets for PeopleSoft Application and each style sheet refers to a different image. This is controlled by ‘BrandingBase‘ Application Class under ‘PT_BRANDING’ App Package.
Below are the details of style sheets with default image being referred.

If your Application version is 9 then the default stylesheet would be PSSTYLEDEF, NEW_PS_LOGO is the image name.
If your Application Version is 9.1 then the default stylesheet would be PSSTYLEDEF_SWAN, PT_ORACLELOGO_SWAN is the image name.
If your Application Version is 9.2 then the default stylesheet would be PSSTYLEDEF_TANGERINE, PT_ORACLELOGO_CSS is the image name.

Steps to customize the PeopleSoft header logo

Option #1
1) Launch app designer(ENG) and create a copy of the delivered image
2) Save your new image with the same name that is being referred in PIA by the current PeopleSoft Stylesheet.
3) Stop your App and Web servers.
4) Clear the cache for App and Web servers. Restart them both.
5) Log into PIA again with clean browser cache.

Alternate Option #2

1) Log into PIA(ENG) (8.53.xx and your current stylesheet is PSSTYLEDEF_TANGERINE)
2) Go to PeopleTools > Portal > Branding > Branding objects. Go to Image tab and click ‘Upload Image object’.
3) In the Modal window,
Name: PT_ORACLELOGO_CSS
Description: Oracle header logo
Image Type: JPG files
Click button “Save”
3) Stop your App and Web servers.
4) Clear the cache for App and Web servers. Restart them both.
5) Log into PIA again with clean browser cache.

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Note that for Multilingual setup, you will have to repeat the above steps for each installed language.

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Karl Cabral January 5, 2016 at 9:29 pm

Hi Apurva,

I’ve updated our logo using option 1, but it only applies when I log in to peoplesoft in English, once I log in using different languages the logo that I applied doesn’t show up. How can I update the logo for the other languages?

Thanks.

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