Build tools

Learn how to use Black Dashboard using NPM scripts to build your admin theme, compile SCSS, change brand-colors and more.

Tooling setup

You can install the Black Dashboard using NPM:

npm i black-dashboard

To see more details please visit the following link.

Change brand colors

  • You will find all the branding colors inside assets/scss/variables/_brand.scss. You can change them with a HEX value or with other predefined variables from assets/scss/variables/_colors.scss.

Compile SCSS

  1. Download the project’s zip.
  2. Make sure you have node.js ( installed.
  3. Type npm install in terminal/console in the source folder where package.json is located.
  4. Run in terminal gulp open-app for opening the Dashboard Page (default) of the product. You can set in gulpfile.js from your downloaded archive any page you want to open in browser, at line 30: gulp.src('examples/dashboard.html').
  5. Run in terminal gulp compile:scss for a single compilation or gulp watch for continous compilation of the changes that you make in *.scss files. This command should be run in the same folder where gulpfile.js and package.json are located.