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Boxes allow you to break up your site into boxed sections and help you to design the layout of your site.

 

To add a box: From the left side of the Editor, click the Add icon > click Shapes & Lines > click Box.

Change your box's style by changing it's background or skin. You can also drag and attach elements to the box.

 

For more information click here.

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  • Jo Wix Team

    Replied by Jo December 2, 2012

    Thanks for the suggestion, Wayne!

     

  • Wayne

    Replied by Wayne December 1, 2012

    There is a work around on this to get more variety. It's a little involved but works well.

    Search for a colour online using your browsers image search.

    It's better to search for individual 'solid' colours each time to get a good range. Say 'solid blue colour'. There is a difference in search results between 'colour' and 'color' also. 

    When you have found a colour that suits you take a selective screen shot.    I use a Mac and it is very easy. Hold down keys  - command -shift - 4 - to get the selector.

     You can modify it in your image editor if you want, crop, lighten, saturate, tint etc.

    Then open an image box and upload the screen shot to it and you have a basic coloured box to use as you wish.

    Obviously you can make and use as many different colored boxes as you wish using this method.

    Cheers

    Wayne

    Tip. Try different searches say 'blue background, or 'blue wall paper' That way you will get textured backgrounds also. Just remember the texture will lose it's quality if you make the box to big. Play around. :) Hope this helps.

  • Jo Wix Team

    Replied by Jo November 20, 2012

    Hi Gustavo,

    Gary's response is correct.

    Please let us know if you have any other questions.

    (Thanks, Gary)

     

  • garitoyoga

    Replied by garitoyoga November 20, 2012

    hi Gustavo

    If you read the instructions above then it will all be clear to you.

    You have 4 options of changing the colours of the boxes, so use one box type in each page.

    I kept most of the boxes the same just for uniformity. (Until the WIX team release independent boxes :-) )

    Gary 

  • gustavogarzon

    Replied by gustavogarzon November 20, 2012

    Hi, I'm having the same problem:  How can you change a box colour/design without changing the whole website's boxes?

    I changed one box on a page and noticed all my other boxes on the other pages had changed to the same color.  Is there no option to add independent boxes? 

    Thanks!

    Gustavo

  • Shauna

    Replied by Shauna October 3, 2012

    @garitoyoga, I can see Leah has replied to your other thread. Please let us know if you have any other questions about boxes.

  • garitoyoga

    Replied by garitoyoga October 2, 2012

    Hi Adam

    I already had a reply from another member of your WIX team.

    I understand there are 4 different types, but I wanted to use more than 4, for a variety of uses.

    I am sure your other team member will reply with an answer to independent boxes soon.

    Maybe in a new release.

    thank you again for all of your help and support

    Namaste

    gary

  • Adam F Wix Team

    Replied by Adam F October 1, 2012

    @garitoyoga

     

    If you click on your box and select 'Change Style', you will see that you have 4 'Box Style' options to choose from. 

    For example, lets say you are currently using 'Box Style 2'. If you change the style on this box, all other boxes that are set to 'Box Style 2' will also change. If you want to change only one specific box, simply select a different Box Style (such as 'Box Style 1' or 'Box Style 3')and edit it to your needs.


    You can see the Box styles by clicking on your Box > Change Style > You will see the 4 different style options to choose from.

  • garitoyoga

    Replied by garitoyoga September 30, 2012

    How can you change a box colour/design without changing the whole website's boxes?

    I changed one box on a page and noticed all my other boxes on the other pages had changed to the same colour?  Is there no option to add independent boxes? 

  • Adam F Wix Team

    Replied by Adam F September 14, 2012

    @nathanielwest

     

    I am sorry you feel that way.

    We released a product we believe in and that we know works. We are always working hard at adapting to new technology and to our users requests and we release new features almost everyday accordingly. 

    We are aware that this new platform sometimes causes problems for some of users and we are doing our best to try and resolve them as soon as possible. If you have a specific problem, please post its details here and we will be glad to assist you.

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