Customizing the Receiver for web user interface

Citrix has released a good document on how to customize the Receiver for Web User Interface.

Receiver for Web provides a simple mechanism for customizing the user interface. Each Receiver for Web site includes a contrib folder containing files in which UI customizations can be placed. The contents of this folder are preserved when StoreFront is upgraded to a newer version. However, page elements may be added, removed, or renamed in future releases so there is no guarantee that specific customizations will continue to function correctly following an upgrade, especially when the UI changes significantly between releases.

You can customize strings, the cascading style sheet (CSS), and the JavaScript files. You can also add a custom pre-logon or post-logon screen, and add language packs. Receiver for Web style sheets and JavaScript files are concatenated and minified, so you must use Web development tools to discover CSS class and id names.

Download or read the entire PDF here.

How to install Citrix Receiver 3.3

Citrix has released Receiver 3.3 a while ago now. But every now and then I see that people are having difficulties with installing it.

Receiver 3.3 assumes that you are working with the new way of publishing apps and desktops. When you are still using the webplugin only (for use with Web Interface) and you are not publishing apps and desktops through StoreFront/ Cloudgateway then you can run into some “issues” with installing Receiver 3.3.

The provided solution is a workaround to bypass the “Enter your work or email or server address” message at the end of the installation.

Here’s what you see during the normal installation of the Receiver 3.3 downloaded straight from the Citrix downloads website. Continue reading “How to install Citrix Receiver 3.3”