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Teircen (New Admin) 6/11/2009 11:23 AM EST : Welcome Message - unwanted white background

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After poking through the FAQ and searching several forums on "Welcome Message" I was unable to find an answer to my problem.  If one exists please point me in the right direction.

I wanted to use the Welcome Message on our home page with Guild Portal however it always has a white background.  There's an option to change the background color when editing the page but it only changes background where there is text.  Since our background isn't white on the page it's very peculiar to have all the rest of the rest of our text boxes using #1c1c1c as the background but our welcome message being a big white square with white text on a dark colored background.

I think it's easier just to see what I mean so I saved a small portion of a screen shot of it here:

The top half is what everything else looks like
The bottom half is the top portion of our welcome message.

After a lot of poking around and experimenting I am entirely unable to get rid of the white background.
What am I missing?  IS there a way to change it?

Solithius (New Admin) 10/29/2009 11:11 PM EST : RE: Welcome Message - unwanted white background

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I am having this same problem, any help? Also I can't the Default welcome message to post on all of the different account levels. I have to manually copy and paste into each account level. Not sure what i did.

Josewales (New Admin) 10/30/2009 7:05 AM EST : RE: Welcome Message - unwanted white background
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There used to be a strip format option in box edit.  I remember long time ago I had the same problem, and this fixed it.

Anyways did you try creating a new welcome box?

Aaron Lewis (Blue Collar) 10/30/2009 9:39 AM EST : RE: Welcome Message - unwanted white background
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You could switch to HTML view (at the bottom, the <> HTML button) and strip out anything that changes the background color.  That'd be a temporary work-around, but for sure the editor shouldn't be doing that, so I'll take a look.

Oh, and was that welcome message text originally pasted in from something else?  Word or something?
Aaron Lewis,

squian (Guild Admin) 5/31/2010 10:16 AM EST : RE: Welcome Message - unwanted white background
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I had this problem and discovered the extra span and div tags causing the white background. In my case, I created the text in the Wysiwyg editor then copy/pasted from one access level to another. This seems to cause the editor to add the extra tags. I now know to copy/paste the HTML itself.
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Prøtøtýpe (New Admin) 1/19/2011 2:10 AM EST : RE: Welcome Message - unwanted white background
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I'm not sure if it's the same problem as I had, but all my links had a white background.
I went to Style Tools/Content Boxes/ then you choose your back color.

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