How can we help you today?

How to Customize the Panel Design Element in Live Mode

In this article, we will walk you through how to insert and customize the Panel Design Element in Live Mode.


Sample Panel design


TABLE OF CONTENTS


Prerequisites


Step-by-step Tutorial


Follow the steps below to learn how to customize the Panel Design Element:


Step 1: Insert the Panel Design Element


Get Started to learn how to insert the Design Element:



NOTE: Check out ShortPoint Basics: How to Insert a ShortPoint Design Element in Live Mode for more details.

Step 2: Customize your Panel


Choose the Style (1) and Color (2) of your panel.


Style and color


Add a Panel Title.


Panel Title


(Optional) You can also add  Panel Subtitle (1) and Icon (2). 


Panel subtitle and icon


Adjust the size of your panel using the blue slider.


panel size slider


Once done, click the green check mark.


Green check mark


Step 3: Add an Element Inside the Panel


NOTE: There is already a default Text element inside the panel. You need to remove this to insert a different element inside the panel.


Click the Text tag and select the delete icon.


Delete icon


Click the black plus icon to insert an element inside the panel. 

black plus icon


Choose the element you prefer. 


For the purpose of this guide, we will add a List.


List Design Element


Edit the element you added according to your preference.


Editing the list design element


Step 4: Save 


Once you are satisfied, click Save.


save button


Then, click Republish.


Republish button


Panel Features


There are many ways to customize the features of the Panel Design Element. In the settings window, you will find the following tabs:


A. Design Tab


You can modify the default design of the element in the Design Tab. Below are the settings you can configure:


Design tab


  • SETTINGS
StyleStyle
choose from a set of pre-defined styles including Panel, Solid, Boxed, Transparent, Mini Solid Header, Solid Header, or Gradient.
Color
Color
customize the color of your panel. By default, the Design Element follows the color settings of your page as the primary color. All ShortPoint Colors are supported.
 Panel TitlePanel Title
modifies the main title of the panel.
Panel SubtitlePanel Subtitle
modifies the subtitle of the panel.

Icon

Icon
choose from a list of icons to display inside the panel header. All icons are available on the ShortPoint Icons page.


  • SIZE
HeightHeight
specifies the height of the panel. Values can be in pixels (px) or percentages (%).


  • LINK
Link TextLink Text
the height of the panel. Values can be in pixels (px) or percentages (%).
Link URLLink
add the URL of the page where you will redirect.
Link TypeLink Type
choose the style of the link. It can either be shown as a simple link or a button.

Linking Options
Linking Options
choose how your link will open including:
  • Default (opens in the same window),
  • LightBox (opens in a lightbox), 
  • New Window (opens in a new tab), or 
  • Dialog (opens in a dialog window).



B. Advanced Tab


This tab allows you to further customize the Panel Design Element. Below are the options available:


Advanced tab


  • MISCELLANEOUS
Header Background ColorHeader Background Color
allows you to choose from a list of pre-defined colors for the panel header.
Background ColorBackground Color
allows you to choose from a list of pre-defined colors for the panel background.
Content colorContent Color
allows you to set the color of your text.

Custom Width
Custom Width

specifies the width of the panel. Values can be in pixels (px) or percentages (%).


  • TITLE
Title BoldTitle Bold
makes your title bold.
Title SizeTitle Size
adjusts the size of the panel title. Values can be in pixels (px) or percentages (%).
Title Text ColorTitle Text Color 
allows you to specify the color of your title.


  • SUBTITLE
Subtitle sizeSubtitle Size 
adjust the size of the panel subtitle. Values can be in pixels (px) or percentages (%).
Subtitle text color
Subtitle Text Color 
allows you to specify the color of your subtitle.

Subtitle Location

Subtitle Location
allows you to choose whether to show the subtitle next to the title or below it.


  • ICON

Icon Size
Icon Size
modifies the size of the icon.
Icon ColorIcon Colorspecifies the color of the icon.


  • SEPARATOR
Separator StyleSeparator Style
choose from a list of separator styles including normal, dashed, dotted, or none.
Separator ColorSeparator Colorspecifies the color of the separator.

Separator Size
Separator Size
specifies the size of the separator.


  • LINK
Link ColorLink Color
specifies the color of the link.

Link Position
Link Position
choose whether to show the link in the panel header or at the bottom of the panel.


  • BORDER
Border StyleBorder Style
choose from a list of border styles including normal, dashed, dotted, or none.
Border Size
Border Size
modifies the size of the panel border.
Border ColorBorder Color 
modifies the color of the panel border.

C. Custom CSS Tab


This tab allows you to use your own CSS, HTML, and Javascript code to customize the Panel Design Element. 


NOTE: Check out our support articles on How to Insert Custom CSS into a Page Builder Element? (Basic Tutorial) to know more about Custom CSS.


Custom CSS tab


NOTE: The Connect and Visibility tabs are currently not available in Live Mode.

Congratulations! You are now able to add and customize a Panel to your SharePoint page. Enjoy exploring the different ways you can use this Design Element on your pages.


Related articles:









Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

World's best intranet sites are designed using ShortPoint

Get started today! Learn more
See all 32 topics

Start a trial

Ignite your vision. Install ShortPoint directly on your site, or play in sandbox mode. No credit card required.

Get started today

World’s best intranet sites are designed using ShortPoint

Thousands of companies using ShortPoint everyday to design, brand and build award winning intranet sites.

Get started Learn more