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This document explains what a Text Block is and how to add a Text Block to your pages.

Text Blocks allow you to have an editable blocks of text for you to add to your site. You can add and format text and media to display in your Text Blocks. They are available in one, two, and three column layouts. They function similar to editing text in a Microsoft Word doc.

Text Block page element

Layout Availability

The Text Block is available in the One, Two, and Three Column Content Layout option.

Adding a Text Block

  1. Navigate to the page on which you want to add a Text Block.
  2. Scroll to the Primary Content Area and the Layout on which you want to add a Text Block.
  3. At the bottom of that Layout, click on Add Page Element.
  4. On the Page Element list, click on Text Block.

Best Practices

  • Copying and pasting text from Word or other word processing programs can have varying results. After pasting, look at the Text tab to see if any extraneous code has been added to your site.

Visual Options

The visual tab offers a WYSIWYG ("What You See IWhat You Get") editor that allows you to add your content without knowing how to code. The icons offer standard options that can be found in other word processing software like Word and Google Docs. You can also use the Visual tab to add an image for your Media Library to your Text Block.

Visual tab of Text Block

Text Options

The text tab offers those with HTML knowledge to add HTML to the page and stylize their text as they'd like using source code.  You can also use this section to add embed codes from third party applications.

Text or "source" tab of Text Block




Keywords:bold italic area embed text WYSIWYG editor block   Doc ID:68709
Owner:Matthew G.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2016-11-15 11:26 CDTUpdated:2020-02-18 12:42 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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