CAEN Knowledge Base
CAEN Knowledge Base

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What are the differences between the Freeform Widget and the CoE Multicolor HTML widget?

The Freeform Widget displays text or HTML on your site with transparent background, meaning there is no border or background color:

This widget may be used to display widgets that appear on the main College of Engineering site:

The CoE Multicolor HTML widget displays text or HTML, but includes the choice of a Green, Blue, or White background:

By default, both widgets will display anything entered as plain text, unless HTML code/tags are used to format the text or insert images, so some knowledge of basic HTML is recommended: