Sector: Customization

Customize the Logo

To Customize the Logo, login as an Administrator and click on your Name in the Top Menu bar and click “Customize” then click "Logo". Then click “Choose File” to select your Logo image. The image should be 106px in width and 36px in height. After uploading, if you do that see the new logo immediately, you can Press "Shift" key on your keyboard + Click "Refresh".

Customize the User Interface

To Customize the User Interface, login as an Administrator and click on your Name in the Top Menu Bar and click “Customize” then click “User Interface”. Here you can choose your own Title Bar Background Color, Title Bar Font Color and Menu Bar Font Color. Once done, click "Submit" to Save the changes.

Customize Email Templates

To Customize the Email Template, login as an Administrator and click on your Name in the Top Menu Bar and click “Customize” then click “Email Template”. Here list of email templates will be shown. Click on the email template you want to customize. You can change details like title,subject and email body.
Note: Do not remove bold strings from the email body.

Accessing LMS using a Custom Subdomain

This can be easily done at the time of signing-up for a Free Trial for AlphaLearn LMS by entering a Subdomain of your choice. An appropriate Subdomain would be your company name. e.g.: yourcompany.alphalearn.com

Accessing LMS using a Custom Domain

AlphaLearn LMS can be customised and assessed using a custom domain of your choice. e.g.: lms.yourcompany.com

This is only recommended for advanced users as it requires making changes to the DNS records of your domain.

First you need a registered domain name. If you don't have one, you can purchase from a registrar like GoDaddy, BigRock, etc.

Next, in AlphaLearn LMS, as an Administrator, click on Your Name > Customize > Domain. Then add your custom domain under Custom Domain Settings and click Update.

Next, you need to login to your domain registrar's website and follow your registrar’s instructions to create a CNAME Record for your custom domain to point to app.alphalearn.com


Customize Email Address

To Customize the Email Address, login as an Administrator and click on your Name in the Top Menu Bar and click “Customize” then click “Email Address”. Here you can see current sender name and sender email. You can change the sender email and name. Once done, click "Submit" to Save the changes. After making changes you can verify your email address or revert back to default email address.

Steps for using custom email address:

  • Add New Sender Name and Email Address, then click Update.
  • You will receive an email on the new email address with a Verification link. Click the verification link to verify the ownership of your email address.
  • Once you have clicked the Verification link received in your email, click the above button "I have Verified my Email Address".
  • After your email is verified, DKIM settings will be generated and displayed below. To enable DKIM signing for your domain, the records below must be entered in your DNS settings.

Note: Note that verification of these settings may take up to 72 hours and will be done automatically. This step is optional and it will help improve deliverability of email.

Customize Favicon

To Customize the favicon, login as an Administrator and click on your Name in the Top Menu bar and click “Customize” then click "Favicon". Then click “Choose File” to select your favicon image. The image should be 16px in width and 16px in height. After uploading, if you do that see the new faviconimmediately, you can Press "Shift" key on your keyboard + Click "Refresh".

Add New Designation, Department and Zone

To Add New Designation or Department or Zone;, login as an Administrator and click on your  Name in the Top Menu Bar and click “Settings” then click “Designation or Department or Zone”. Here list of Designation or Department or Zone will be shown. Click on the "Create New" button, add details and  and click “Submit”..  

Leaderboard Settings

To enable or disable Leaderboard,  login as an Administrator and click on your  Name in the Top Menu Bar and click “Settings” then click “Leaderboard”. Here you can allow or disable leaderboard as well as set points for each activity trainee will perform in LMS. The points gained by the trainee will be visible on trainee dashboard.

How to configure SSO with One Login

Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication process that allows a user to access multiple applications with one set of login credentials. SSO is a common procedure in enterprises, where a client accesses multiple resources connected to a local area network (LAN).

AlphaLearn supports SSO. To provide single sign-on services for your domain, AlphaLearn acts as a service provider (SP) through the SAML (Secure Assertion Markup Language) standard.

To get started, you need an OneLogin account to handle the sign-in process and provide your users credentials to AlphaLearn.

The information required by AlphaLearn is:

  • A unique identifier for each user.
  • The users first name and last name.
  • The users email.

Step 1: Setup SSO in AlphaLearn
  • 1. Login in to AlphaLearn.
  • 2. From top navigation bar go to Customize >> SSO
  • 3. Click on Create button and Select Identity Provider i.e One Login and Click Submit.





  • 4. To view Config Details details, click on the respective row. You will see a SSO Config form along with details below it.



Step 2: Configure the OneLogin
  • 1. Sign in to your OneLogin account and, from the top navigation bar, go to Applications > Add Apps. In the search field, type saml test and press Enter. On the search results, click SAML Test Connector (IdP w/ attr w/ sign response).


  • 2. In the Configuration tab, add your Display Name and click Save.



  • 3. After saving, Click on Configuration tab and fill in the respective details according to the SSO Config details provided by AlphaLearn.
  • i.e Refer to Step 1.4.

    Note: ACS (Consumer) URL Validator* value will be astrek ‘*’and RelayState will be blank.



  • 4. Click on Parameters tab, click on + icon below and add following fields:-
    • Firstname
    • Lastname
    • Email
    Note:- While adding a new field, select ‘Include in SAML assertion’under Flags.




    After filling in all necessary fields, click the save button above.

  • 5. Go to SSO tab. At top of the page Click More Actions >> SAML Metadata. A XML file will be downloaded. Note down entityID, X509Certificate, SingleLogoutService, SingleSignOnService from the file.
Step 3: Enable SAML SSO for your AlphaLearn
  • 1. Go to ALphaLearn and visit the SSO Config you created in Step 1.4.
  • 2. Fill in respective fields with the values you noted down in Step 2.5 and click Submit.