Change Color Theme for Vitextra Filter Web Part

3/2/2020
Applies To: List Filter Web Part
Environments: SharePoint 2013 Server, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2019

This article describes how to change color scheme for Vitextra List Filter.

Introduction

Vitextra List Filter Web Part allows building custom filtering panel to search for data within SharePoint List and Document Library. The filtering panel contains controls such as button, list, label, and others. This article describes how to change the appearance of Filter Web Part according to your corporate portal branding or theme.

HTML controls provided by List Filter have specific CSS classes that can be used to apply your color theme.

Apply Styles

To apply custom style to the Filter Web Part you need to register your custom CSS on the page. The simplest way to achieve this goal is to add a Script Editor web part to the page where the filter presented.

To add a Script Editor Web Part open the page in edit mode, put the cursor inside the web part zone, go INSERT - Web Part, and choose Script Editor Web Part under Media and Content category:

Adding Script Web Part to SharePoint Page

Adding Script Web Part to SharePoint Page

Click Add button to insert the web part to the page.

Click EDIT SNIPPER on the Script Editor Web Part.

Edit Snippet on SharePoint Page

Edit Snippet on SharePoint Page

In the snippet dialog paste your styles and click Insert

Edit Snippet on SharePoint Page

Edit Snippet on SharePoint Page

💡 Tip
Add Script Editor Web Part at the bottom of the page to avoid empty space in a significant part of the page.

CSS References

Element Reference Parent
Filter Panel .spfilter
Toolbar Panel .spfilter-toolbar .spfilter
Action Buttons Panel .spfilter-footer .spfilter
Filter Button .spfilter-button-filter .spfilter-footer
Export Button .spfilter-button-export .spfilter-footer
Fields Container .spfilter-fields .spfilter
Field .spfilter-field .spfilter-fields
Field Label .spfilter-field-label .spfilter-field
Filtering Control .spfilter-field-input .spfilter-field
List Control .k-dropdown-wrap .spfilter-field-input

📝 Note
Do not override List control styles directly via .k-dropdown-wrap selector. Instead, use .spfilter .k-dropdown-wrap one.

Examples

Here are some examples of how to apply custom styles to the List Filter Web Part.

Change Color Scheme

There are six colors you can override in the Filter Web Part:

  • primary (#0072c6)
  • primary on hover (#004c84)
  • primary on active (#00467a)
  • secondary (#f4f4f4)
  • secondary on hover (#e2e2e2)
  • secondary on active (#0072c6)

The primary color is used for Filter and Export button, second is used for toolbar buttons Share, Fields, Settings.

Example #1. Change the color scheme to orange

<style>
/* Color of the primary buttons */
.spfilter-footer button {
  background-color: #ca5010 !important;
  border-color: #ca5010 !important;
}

.spfilter-footer button:hover {
  background-color: #da3b01 !important;
  border-color: #da3b01 !important;
}

.spfilter-footer button:active {
  background-color: #a4262c !important;
  border-color: #a4262c !important;
}

/* Color of the secondary buttons */
.spfilter-toolbar button,
.spfilter-toolbar button:hover{
  background-color: #c19c00 !important;
  border-color: #c19c00 !important;
  color: #fff !important;
}

.spfilter-toolbar button:active {
  background-color: #ca5010 !important;
  border-color: #ca5010 !important;
}
</style>

Result:

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Custom color scheme

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Custom color scheme

Change Label Style

Example #2. Change field label style

<style>
/* Field Label Style */
.spfilter-field-label {
  font-weight: normal;
  text-transform: uppercase;
}
</style>

Result:

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Custom Label Style

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Custom Label Style

Color of the List

Example #3. Change the color of List control

<style>
/* Active List Style */
.spfilter .k-dropdown-wrap.k-state-active {
  background-color: #ca5010 !important;
  border-color: #ca5010 !important;
}

/* Selected Item Style */
.spfilter .k-list>.k-item.k-state-focused {
  background-color: #c19c00 !important;
  border-color: #c19c00 !important;
  color: #fff !important;
}
</style>

Result:

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Custom Style of the List

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Custom Style of the List

Alignment of the buttons

Example #4. Move Filter and Export button to the right

<style>
/* Buttons position */
.spfilter-footer {
  text-align: right;
}
</style>

Result:

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Right-Aligned Buttons

SharePoint Filter Web Part. Right-Aligned Buttons

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