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CssClass on Generic Content module not working

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  1. James@Nw
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    05 May 2009
    23 Feb 2010
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    Hi Guys,

    I am trying to add a CssClass to a generic content block which I drop onto my page but when I publish the page, the CssClass name is not picked up. Is there something preventing this on Generic Content areas?

    Thanks,
    James
  2. Radoslav Georgiev
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    01 Feb 2016
    23 Feb 2010
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    Hello James,

    Thank you for using our services. 

    Unfortunately the Generic Control renders the contents straight to the page's markup. It is not wrapped into a container div for example which can take the css class name. You have two options if you wish to do this:

    1) when creating generic content go to html mode and wrap the whole content into a div with class name (not applicable to non technical users)

    2) Create a control which inherits from generic content. This control will render the content of the control within a containing div. Then you can simply set this div to have a class name define rules for it. Sample on this can be found here: How to wrap a Generic Content Control

    I would recommend the second option as you only need to apply this once.

    Best wishes,
    Radoslav Georgiev
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