03005 – How to setup a Text Block

The Text Block allows you to add a text section to your page. Below is an overview of the various Text Block settings.

Text

In the field provided, simply add the new text you want to include in this section.

In the text box field, you can add any emojis by copying them somewhere like from another site or webpage and then paste them.

Width

From the drop-down, select the preferred width % for your text. The higher the % selected, the less margin will be added on either side of the text.

Font

This tool will help you fully customize the font style of your Text block.

  • Font Family
    Use this feature to change your text’s Font type.
    Click on the drop-down and select the Font type you want.
  • Font Size
    This changes the size of your text.
    Simply click on the slider and move it left or right to increase or decrease the text size.
  • Line Height
    This feature increases or decreases the space between the lines of text.
    Click on the drop-down and select the line height you prefer.
  • Letter Spacing
    This feature increases or decreases the space between letters.
    Click on the drop-down and select the letter spacing you prefer.
  • Text & Links Color
    This feature changes the color of your text and text links.
    To use custom colors, simply paste the Hex code of the exact color you want in field provided e.g. #000000 = black or click on the Color Picker button to the right of the field.
    This will open the Color Wheel, where you can select whichever color you prefer.

 

Icons

This feature allows you to add an icon at the start of your text block.

  • Simply select whichever icon you prefer from the Icon drop-down menu.
  • To alter the color of the icon, simply select the shade you prefer from the Color Wheel below the icon menu.

 

Background

The feature allows you to change the background color of the text block.

  • If you type the word transparent in to the field provided, the background will be transparent and show what ever color is visible on the page.
  • To change the background color, you can either add a Hex code in the field provided or choose a color from the Color Wheel.
  • If the Color Wheel is closed, simply click on the Color Picker button to the right of the background field.
  • The Background Color Opacity feature allows you to change the transparency of the background color of your text. Simply move the slider left or right to get the desired effect.

 

Border

This feature allows you to add a border around your text block.

  • Borders
    Select whether you want a full border where text is wrapped in a border or simply one side of the text has a border e.g. None, All Border (full border), Top Border, Bottom Border, Right Border, Left Border, Left and Right Borders
  • Border Type
    You can select the style for your border.

TIP 01 In order to see the border around your text, you need to select one of the actual style options available e.g. Solid, dashed or dotted. If the setting is left on No Border Style, your selection in the Borders setting will not work.

TIP 02 To add space between your text and the border, remember to add Padding.
For more info on how to do this, scroll down to the Spacing section below.

  • Border Size
    You can change thickness of the border by selecting the pixel width you prefer.
  • Border Radius
    You can add rounded edges to the border by selecting the relevant pixel or percentage width. You may now control each side by entering the number on the Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Right and Bottom Left box.
  • Border Color
    You can change the color used for the border. To use custom colors, simply paste the Hex code of the exact color you want in field provided e.g. #000000 = black or click on the Color Picker button to the right of the field. This will open the Color Wheel, where you can select whichever color you prefer.

 

Alignment

This feature allows you to reposition the text on the page. You can choose either Left, Center or Right alignment from the drop-down.

Spacing

This feature allows you to add more space around your Text Block.

  • Padding
    You can add padding around your text, so that there is additional space. Simply add the numeric (pixel) value to the Top, Bottom, Right or Left Padding field provided.
    This is particularly helpful if you want to add spaces inside your Text block border.
  • Margin
    You can add margin around your text, so that there is additional space.
    Simply add the numeric (pixel) value to the Top, Bottom, Right or Left Margin field provided.
    This is particularly helpful if you want to add spaces outside your Text block border.

 

Options

This feature allows you to use the available options for extra coding (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)

  • Element Id:
    This shows the element id of a specific block, which can then be used by CSS and JavaScript to perform certain tasks for the element with the specific id value. To learn more, please checkĀ here
  • Classes:
    This feature allows is used to define equal styles for elements with the same class name. To learn more, please checkĀ here
Drip

This feature allows you to use the Drip Feed feature for this block.
NB! This option is only available if the Text block is added in a course page.

  • Automated: Based on registration date
    This option will allow you set the drip for this block based on the registration date of the user on this online course.
    You may set the number of days after the registration date.
  • Scheduled: Deliver on a specific date
    This option will allow you set the drip for this block and display the block on a specific date.
    You may set the exact date, time, and timezone when you want to display the block
Audiences

If you want to take advantage of Audience segmentation, this is a great tool to use.
It allows you to setup custom text that will display for each Audience group that you have created.

To use this feature
From the drop-down menu, select the Audience you created in the Boosters section.
Once open, you will see an individual text field for each Audience group.
Simply add in the custom text you want to use for each group.

  • NB! Use this link to access page
    To ensure the Audience feature will work, use this Audience page URL in your marketing emails, instead of the standard page URL.
    Simply replace the XXX, with the Email merge field used by your Emailing system. That way, when a user registered to a specific Audience group accesses this page, your site will pick up their email and then show the relevant Text linked to that Audience group.Customers not registered to an Audience will simply see the default text you added to the top Text field.
Animation

This tool allows you to add animation effects to your Text Block.

  • Type
    From this drop-down you can choose a trigger to activate the animation i.e.
    + None – no animation will be applied
    + On Page Load – the animation is triggered as the page loads
    + On Page Scroll – the animation is triggered only when the user scrolls to that section.
  • Style
    This feature adds an animation style to your Text Block. Simply choose the preferred option from the drop-down menu.
    + Fade In – the Text Block will fade in from the background
    + Scale In – the Text Block scales in from the background
    + Top – the Text Block will slide in from the top
    + Right – the Text Block will slide in from the right
    + Bottom – the Text Block will slide in from the bottom
    + Left – the Text Block will slide in from the left
  • Delay (ms)
    If you want to add a time delay for when the Text Block appears, simply add the delay in milliseconds e.g. 3000ms will be 3 second delay.
Mobile

This feature allows you to adjust the size of the font when in mobile view.

  • Font Size
    You can enter the size of the text for mobile view
  • Padding
    You can add padding around your text, so that there is additional space. Simply add the numeric (pixel) value to the Top, Bottom, Right or Left Padding field provided.
    This is particularly helpful if you want to add spaces inside your Text block border.
  • Margin
    This feature allows you to add more spaces outside the block when site is viewed in mobile.
    Simply add the numeric (pixel) value to the Top, Right, Bottom or Left Margin field provided.
Display

This feature allows you to choose the type of device you want the Text block to display.

  • Display
    From this drop-down, you can choose which device you want to display the Text block.
    + All Devices – the Text block will be displayed in both desktop and mobile devices
    + Desktop Only – the Text block will be displayed in desktop devices only
    + Mobile Only – the Text block will be displayed in mobile devices only

That’s it, click on SAVE CHANGES and you are done!