Configure general information about your launchpad

In this topic, you learn how to configure general information about your launchpad.


  • There are no prerequisites.


  1. In the Cockpit, go to Administration and click Launchpad.

    Result: The table of existing launchpads open.

  2. Click Add.

    Result: The settings of the launchpad open in the General tab.

  3. In the General section, you define general information about your launchpad. Name refers to the name the launchpad artifact has in the system. Title refers to the displayed name of the launchpad. A Launchpad Application can also be installed from the Neptune DXP Marketplace, for example, planet9_launchpad_standard.

  4. In the Blackout section, you can enable messages and provide them to the user. Blackout messages are displayed on the launchpad when a chosen application cannot be reached.

  5. If you want only one app to be shown on your launchpad, you can choose this app in the Single App Launchpad section. All other apps and tiles that might have been selected will be hidden.

  6. In the Login section, you define methods of how users login to your launchpad. You can create login scenarios in the authentication tab of the System Settings.

  7. In the UI5 section, you can choose the UI5 version your launchpad uses. You can also choose a UI5 theme.

    To use a custom theme that you configured in the Theme Designer: Select the base theme in the drop-down menu Theme. In the accompanying drop-down menu, the custom themes configured for this base theme are displayed for selection.

  8. In the Customization tab, under Settings section, you can change general settings regarding the behaviour of your launchpad. Such as: Hide Launchpad Header, Disable Customizations, Configure customizations for each individual device e.g. Mobile, Tablet and Desktop separately, Fixed Launchpad Width, Enable Launchpad & Tile Trace, or Enable Push Notifications, etc.

  9. In the Main Menu Display section, you can choose whether the menu is displayed in the header.

  10. In the Active Apps Display section, you can change the way of how apps you are currently working with are displayed.

  11. In the Translation section, you can choose in which languages users can see title and subtitle of the launchpad. Note: Only translated components will be changed.

  12. In the External Users section, allows external users to log in to your launchpad, and you can specify under what conditions this action can be performed, such as: assigning a role, or a department.

  13. Click Save.


  • You have configured the general settings of your launchpad.