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Task Board Color Themes and Backgrounds

Apply a different Theme to customize your Task Boards. With choices such as Modern, Classic, Outline and Neon (plus more) you'll be able to identify Task Boards in an instant.


Are you dyslexic? Or do you find white backgrounds overwhelming? Our new dyslexia color theme allows you to add a colored background so that your task boards are easier for you to read. 

To apply a Theme to a Task Board:

1. To apply a theme to your task board, select the board that you would like to edit.

The canvas task board view,.

2. Then, select the Display Options icon situated in the top toolbar in the right-hand corner of the board.

The 3-dot display option icon.


3. A window will then appear. Simply click on drop-down menu situated next to Theme, to change your theme.

Showing options in the Display Options.


4. You will then be given a choice of 6 themes. Those themes are Default, Modern, Classic, Outline, Neon and Dyslexia view.

Selecting the theme from the drop-down menu.


5. Once your theme has been selected, it will automatically save to your Ayoa task board.

View of the board in outline theme.

Dyslexia View

To help make Ayoa more accessible to those with Dyslexia and other people who are Neurodiverse we have added an additional theme called Dyslexia view. In Dyslexia view there is an additional option to add background color to the canvas. A coloured background is implemented in Canvas and Workflow view.

1. To turn Dyslexia view on, open the task board in canvas view.

Canvas view of the chosen board.


2. Open the Display Options.

Selecting the display options.

3. Click on the drop-down menu next to theme and choose Dyslexia View.

Selecting different themes from the drop-down menu.

4. Switching to dyslexia view will give each bubble and category a light background to make it easier to read at a glance. 

The category view with changes colour.


5. If you switch to workflow view, the coloured backgrounds will be applied to the tasks and columns.

Changing view from canvas to workflow.


6. Choosing dyslexia view will also add an additional option to change the background color.

Clicking on the Background section.


7. Click on the color palette to choose from a selection of different, low saturated colours that will help mitigate glare from the screen and make it easier to read.

Changing background colour.


8. To choose a different color, click on More Color then choose a color. The color added to the background will be a low saturation version.

Choosing colour from the colour picker.


9. A background color will now be applied to the background color.

Canvas view with the yellow background.

To apply a Theme across all Task Boards

1. To select a default theme that is the same across all Task Boards, open the menu, select Settings. Once there, choose Account Settings.

Selecting Account Settings from the menu.


2. You will then be re-directed to the User Preferences page. To edit your Task Board theme, tap on THEMES from within Ayoa Settings.

Ayoa Settings.


3. You will have the choice to select a theme that will be applied to all of your Task Boards. You have the choice from Modern, Classic, Outline, Neon and Dyslexia View.

Themes view with all styles.

4. Once you have chosen your theme, tap Save Theme. Your theme will then be applied to all of your task boards within your account. This is your Account Theme and may also be selected from the individual task board settings.