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Unleashing the Power of Color: Introducing "Coolors to Power BI Theme" Browser Extension

Updated: Aug 18, 2023

Color plays a vital role in data visualization, influencing how we perceive and interpret information. Power BI, a powerful business intelligence tool, allows users to create visually compelling reports and dashboards. However, selecting the right color scheme and creating a harmonious theme can be a time-consuming and challenging task. That's where the "Coolors to Power BI Theme" browser extension comes to the rescue. In this blog post, I'll explore how this extension simplifies the process of extracting color codes from palettes and generating custom Power BI themes with only one click, empowering you to create stunning visualizations effortlessly.

"Using this extension, you can create more than 100 Power BI themes with different color palettes in just a minute and check them on your report to see which one works best"

How to Use "Coolors to Power BI Theme":

1. Installation:
  • Start by installing the "Coolors to Power BI Theme" browser extension from the respective extension store (available for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge).

    1. Chrome click here

    2. FireFox click here

    3. Edge click here

  • Once installed, the extension will seamlessly integrate into your browser's toolbar and you can pin it to your toolbar.

How to find and add this extension to your browser
How to add this extension to Google Chrome


2. Palette Extraction:
  • Open, an extensive collection of captivating color palettes.

  • Click on the "Explore Trending Palettes"

  • Explore the palettes until you find one that resonates with your data visualization goals.

  • Open the palette page, showcasing the individual colors and their combinations.

find a palette and open that to be able to extract a Power BI theme with palette's colors
How to open a color palette on website
  • This extension will notify you if you run it on a webpage other than palette

3. Theme Generation:
  • When the palette page is open, click on the "Coolors to Power BI Theme" extension icon in your browser's toolbar,

  • The extension will instantly analyze the selected palette and extract the color hex codes.

  • With a single click, the extension will download a Power BI theme JSON file, tailored to your chosen Coolors palette.

click on the extension to download a Power BI theme JSON file

4. Importing the Theme:
  • Open Power BI and navigate to the "Themes" pane within the "View" tab.

  • Click on "Import Theme" and select the downloaded JSON file.

  • Power BI will automatically apply the new theme to your current report, instantly transforming its appearance.

use the theme that you extracted from coolors palette in your Power BI report
Import the downloaded theme into the Power BI desktop

Benefits of "Coolors to Power BI Theme":

1. Simplified Workflow:
  • The extension streamlines the process of extracting color codes from and generating Power BI themes, saving you valuable time and effort.

  • Say goodbye to manual color selection and tedious theme creation; the extension automates the process, allowing you to focus on data analysis and visualization.

2. Versatile Customization:
  • The generated theme JSON file is fully customizable, empowering you to fine-tune the color scheme and match your design preferences precisely.

  • Tailor your Power BI themes with ease and precision, ensuring a cohesive and visually appealing experience for your audience.

3. Endless Creative Possibilities:
  • offers an extensive array of stunning color palettes, catering to various moods, themes, and design aesthetics.

  • Explore the vibrant world of color and unleash your creativity, transforming your Power BI visualizations into captivating works of art.

  • The themes you save using this extension will always be available, and you can organize them according to colors, hex codes, etc. for future use.

4. Enhanced Visual Impact:
  • A well-crafted color palette and theme significantly enhance the visual impact of your reports and dashboards.

  • By leveraging the power of "Coolors to Power BI Theme," you can effortlessly create visually appealing and engaging data visualizations that capture your audience's attention.

Version 1.1.0

In this new version, I have added exciting new functionality to enhance your experience. Now, our extension not only supports Coolors palette pages but also supports the 'Palette Generator' page. This means you can effortlessly extract color codes and create Power BI theme files from both Coolors palette pages and the dedicated creation page. Whether you're browsing existing palettes or designing your own, our extension has got you covered. Upgrade now and enjoy a seamless workflow with our improved compatibility and enhanced features!"


With the "Coolors to Power BI Theme" browser extension, the process of extracting color codes from palettes and generating custom Power BI themes becomes a breeze. The extension simplifies your workflow, offers versatile customization options, and unleashes your creative potential. Empower yourself to design and present data in Power BI like never before, transforming your visualizations into captivating narratives that resonate with your audience. Download "Coolors to Power BI Theme" today and unlock the true power of color in your data-driven storytelling.



Jun 01, 2023

wow, it's amazing. I've downloaded 100 themes in less than 5 min


May 23, 2023

"When the palette page is open, click on the "Coolors to Power BI Theme" extension icon in your browser's toolbar,"

Please add a reminder that browse extension needs to be enabled before this step.

Works well after that, thanks! Could you add support for pages as well?

Jun 01, 2023
Replying to

Hi Sure, I'm working on the codes to be able to run this extension with Pro license on then you will be able to use it for pages

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