When you publish content, you can add borders and color to content areas. With borders and colors, you can create definition between content areas.

 

Adding Borders

You can add horizontal borders to content columns and horizontal and vertical borders to content rows. Borders add style and definition to a channel page by framing the content areas and rows. Horizontal borders always display below the content area or content row.

  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. At the top of the content row column, click Display Options . The Custom Display page displays.
  5. Click the Styling tab.
  6. Under Horizontal Border, select the Width, Style, and Color of the border.
  7. Click Save.

To add horizontal borders, the content row column must contain multiple content items.

  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. On the content row heading bar, click Edit Row.
  5. Under Horizontal Border, select the Width, Style, and Color of the border.
  6. Click Save.
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. On the content row heading bar, click Edit Row.
  5. Under Vertical Border, select the Width, Style, and Color of the border.
  6. Click Save.

To add vertical borders, the content row must contain multiple columns.

Adding Background Colors

You can add background colors to content areas, content rows, local columns, and global columns. Background colors can attract attention to important content. When you add background colors to content areas, the colors do not affect the content item.

  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. At the top of the content area, click Display Options . The Custom Display page displays.
  5. Click the Styling tab.
  6. In the Background Color field, enter a hexidecimal color value. To select the color, click Color .
  7. Click Save.
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. To add background color to a local column, click Local Column . To add background color to a global column, click Global Column .
  5. In the Background Color field, enter a hexidecimal color value. To select the color, click Color .
  6. Click Save.
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. On the content row heading bar, click Edit Row.
  5. In the Background Color field, enter a hexidecimal color value. To select the color, click Color .
  6. Click Save.

Adding Banners

You can create colorful banners that display at the top of content areas on channel pages. Banners can attract attention to important content. They display only on channel pages.

  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel on which the content item is published.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. Point to , then click Customize Display . The Customize Display page displays.
  5. Click the Banner tab.
  6. In the Banner Text field, enter the text that you want to display on the banner.
  7. In the Text Color field, enter a hexidecimal color value. To select the color, click Color .
  8. In the Background Color field, enter a hexidecimal color value. To select the color, click Color .
  9. Click Save.