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How to Customize the Accordions Design Element

This article will walk you through customizing the Accordions Design Element and its basic features.




  • You have the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx installed on your SharePoint environment.
  • You are a ShortPoint Designer with an active license.

Interactive Tutorial

Click Get Started to learn how to customize the Accordions Design Element:

NOTECheck out Accordions Features to learn more about the OOTB options you can customize.

Step-by-step Tutorial

Follow the steps below for a detailed guide on how to customize the Accordions Design Element:

Step 1: Edit the ShortPoint Web Part

  • Go to the SharePoint page you want to use and click Edit.


  • Click the ShortPoint tag.
  • Select the pencil icon.

Step 2: Insert the Accordions Design Element

  • Click the plus icon.
  • Use the search box to look for Accordions and click it.

Step 3: Edit the items in the Accordions

  • Navigate to the Items tab.
  • Click the cogwheel icon of the first item.

cogwheel icon

  • Add a Title.
  • Delete default item content.

NOTEYou can opt to add your own content in the Content field if you only want to have text inside your Accordions. However, if you want to insert a separate Design Element, you need to delete the default content and follow the next steps.

content field

  • Click the back icon to edit the other items.

back icon

  • Repeat the steps above.
  • (Optional) If you want to add other items, click Add New. Then, repeat the same steps above to edit the new item's content.

Add New

NOTEYou can also create dynamic Accordions content. Check out ShortPoint Connect: Basic Tutorial.

Step 4: Customize the Tabs’ design

  • Navigate to the Design tab.
  • Customize the design of the Accordions according to your preference.
  • Click the green check mark once you are satisfied with your edits.

NOTECheck out Accordions Features to learn more about the OOTB options you can customize.

Step 5: Add content 

  • Click the Accordions tag.

Accordions tag

  • Select the item where you want to add content.

select item

  • Click the plus icon inside the item.

plus icon

  • Use the search bar to look for the Design Element you want to use and click it.
  • Customize the selected Design Element according to your preference.

Step 6: Save

  • Then, click the eye icon to see your page in real-time.

eye icon

  • Click Save to apply all your changes.


Accordions Features

Below are the tabs you can find in the Accordions Settings window:

A. Items tab

The Items tab allows you to duplicate, delete, configure content, and add new items. It has the following options:

Items tab


cogwheel iconCogwheelopens a new window that allows you to edit the content of each item. See the table below for the cogwheel icon settings.
Duplicate iconDuplicateduplicates the item selected.
Trash iconTrashdeletes the item selected.
Add NewAdd Newadds a new item.
Drag and dropDrag and Dropallows you to re-arrange the position of the item.


add item title.
allows you to add text content inside each item.

B. Design tab

The Design tab allows you to customize the design of the Tabs Design Element. It has the following options:

Design tab


Title colorTitle Colorallows you to customize the color of the Title. By default, it is set to the primary color.
Title hover colorTitle Hover Color
allows you to modify the hover color of the items.
Title text sizeTitle Text Sizeallows you to customize the text size of the Title.

Hide divider
Hide dividerwhen enabled, this will remove the divider between each item in the Accordions.


Close iconClose Icon
allows you to choose the close icon.
Open iconOpen Icon
allows you to choose the open icon.

Icon Location
Icon Locationallows you to modify the location of the icon. You can choose from Default, Right, or Left.

C. Custom CSS Tab

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

NOTECheck out our support article on How to Insert Custom CSS into a Page Builder Element? (Basic Tutorial) to know more about Custom CSS.

Custom CSS tab

NOTEThe Visibility and Connect tabs are currently unavailable in Live Mode.

That’s it! You now know how to customize the Accordions Design Element. Make the most of the Accordions Design Element with these amazing features.

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