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3421594 - How to change hyperlink color in People Profile Header?


The color of phone number and email address hyperlink in people proflie header is blue, when the header background uses a dark color, it is hard to recoganize the content. How to change its color?

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central

  • Employee Profile


We have 3 methods to change the color here.

Option 1:

  1. Go to Theme Manager, choose the theme that is in use
  2. Change the color in Fine Tune<Portlets<Body link text color

Attention: Since all the profile page hyperlinks color is controlled here, this change will affect all hyperlinks in people profile, but not only header.

Option 2: 

  1. Go to Configure People Profile<General Settings<Manage background image library
  2. Check "Deactivate the translucent layer"
  3. Click "Text Color" button to change the header text color

Attention: This change will affect all text color in people profile, but not only hyperlink color

Option 3:

Take advantage of three Custom Field in Profile header.

  1. Go to Manage Business Configuration<HRIS Sync Mappings
  2. Add a new Hris Sync mapping HRIS element value to a custom field in "Standard Field", and then Save. For example (Customizable Field 14)
  3. Go to Configure People Profile<General Settings<Configure Header Fields
  4. Choose "Customizable Field 14" in Custom Field dropdown, then save

Attention: This action will add a custom field in Profile header, please uncheck Phone Number 1/2 or Email address from Configure Header Fields to avoid duplicated values. Moreover, the Custom Field in header is identified as a string field, thus not hyperlink anymore.


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