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    Container element

    Use the Container element to add containing elements to your layout. Containers can have other Site Studio elements placed inside of itself.

    Locating the container element

    To find the Container element:

    1. Navigate to a component or a template with the Layout canvas
    2. Click the + button on the Layout canvas
    3. Within the Elements tab, look for the Container element.

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    The Container element includes the following fields:

    Container width

    • Width - Set the width of the container.
      • Fluid (100% width of parent) - The container will expand to fit the width of its parent container. If this is the browser, it will expand to fit the browser viewport width.
      • Boxed width - The container will be the width of the website grid. 


    • HTML markup - Change the HTML element the Container applies to make the structure of your layout semantically correct.
      • Div - Default. The container is a simple <div> element
      • Span - Sets the container to a <span> element
      • Header, Nav, Section, Article, Aside, Footer, Main, Fieldset - Html 5 element types
      • Custom - Enter an element type.

    Link and interaction

    Use the Link fields to make your container into a link. This is used for creating "cards" or "link panels".

    • Title attribute - Add a title attribute for your link
    • Type - Select the type of link
      • Internal page - Link to an internal page
        • Link to page - Type the name of the internal page you are linking to.
      • URL - Link to a URL
        • URL - Enter the full URL of an external web page.
      • Anchor - Link to a page Anchor
        • Anchor - Enter an Anchor ID. You do not need to include the #.
      • Back to top - Add a smooth scroll back to the top of the page
      • Scroll to - Add a smooth scroll to a jQuery selector
        • Scroll target - Enter a jQuery selector to target an element to scroll to.
        •  Scroll duration - Enter the time it will take for the scroll to complete in milliseconds.
        • Offset type
          • Offset against element - Offset the top of completed scroll position by the height of an element. Target the element using a jQuery selector.
          • Offset in PX - Offset the top of completed scroll position in pixels.
      • Modifier - Toggle, add or remove a modifier class on an element using on-click. For more information, see Add on-click interactivity to elements
      • Open modal - Link to open a modal
        • Trigger ID - Enter the ID of the modal trigger, this is the ID of this element
          Adding a trigger ID will allow for the focus will return to the body when the modal closes. 
        • Modal ID - Enter the ID of the modal to open
    • Target window - Select the target window for the link. 

    If you make a container into a Link you cannot add Links (<a> tags) within it as this is not valid HTML.

    Custom style

    Layout style - Apply a Layout custom style to the Container. For more information see Applying styles to elements.

    Match heights

    • Match heights - Match the height of the element using:
      • None - Removes the match heights at the specific breakpoint
      • Class - Match the height of the element with another element with the same class name
      • Children with class - Match the heights of any child elements with the same class name
      • Child element - Match the heights of all child elements of the same type.

    For more information on Match heights, see Match the heights of elements.


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