Highlight Element

Last Update: May 20, 2024

The Highlight Element is a simple element, that allows you to highlight a section of content on your page. The Highlight Element is an Inline Element, which means it’s meant to be used in conjunction with existing text, and can only be accessed through the Avada Builder Element Generator, or through the Inline Editing function in Avada Live. See below to read more about this useful element.

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How To Use The Highlight Element

Note. As stated above, the Highlight Element is an Inline Element, which means that you can access it through the Avada Builder Element Generator in the back-end builder, or via Inline Editing in Avada Live. This Element can be used in all Elements that allow text editing in the Visual Editor and that therefore have access to the Avada Builder Element Generator, or Inline Editing.

Background Highlight Method in Avada Builder

Step 1. Add a text based element via the Avada Builder, for example, the Text Block Element.

Step 2. Add your content as normal.

Step 3. Select the part of your text content that you want highlighted, and then select the Avada Builder Element Generator icon on the Visual Editor toolbar, as seen in the screenshot below.

Step 4. Select the Highlight Element. Choose your Background Style – Full, or Marker Style.

Step 5. Select your background color, whether you want rounded corners, and your highlight font color if you wish (leave empty to use an auto-calculated value).

Step 6. You will see the selected text to be highlighted in the Content box. When you are finished, click Insert.

Step 7. You are now back in the Text Block Element. When you are finished, click Save, and you are returned to your page. Preview to see your highlighted text.

Highlight Element > Background Option
Highlight Element > Background Highlight Result

Gradient Font Color Highlight Method In Avada Builder

Step 1. Add a text based element via the Avada Builder, for example, the Text Block Element.

Step 2. Add your content as normal.

Step 3. Select the part of your text content that you want highlighted, and then select the Avada Builder Element Generator icon on the Visual Editor toolbar, as seen in the screenshot below.

Step 4. Select the Highlight Element.

Step 5. Turn the Background option to No, and the Gradient Font Color option to Yes.

Step 6. Set the Gradient Start and End Colors, as well as the Gradient Start and End Position, and the Gradient Type and Angle.

Step 7. You will see the selected text to be highlighted in the Content box. When you are finished, click Insert.

Step 7. You are now back in the Text Block Element. When you are finished, click Save, and you are returned to your page. Preview to see your highlighted text.

Highlight Element > Gradient Highlight Option
Highlight Element > Gradient Highlight Result

How To Use The Highlight Element In Avada Live

The Highlight Element Works in virtually the same way in Avada Live, only you can see the result as it happens. For color work, and adjusting gradients, this is a vastly better experience. Please see the Inline Elements document for more details on how Inline Elements work in Avada Live.

Inline Editor > Inline Elements

Element Options

HeadingDescription
BackgroundSelect if you would like a highlight background or not.
Background StyleSelect the background highlight style.
Background ColorPick a highlight background color.
Rounded CornersChoose to have rounded corners.
Font ColorPick a text-color for your highlight. Leave empty to use an auto-calculated value.
Gradient Font ColorSet to "Yes" to enable gradient font color.
Gradient Start ColorSelect start color for gradient.
Gradient End ColorSelect end color for gradient.
Gradient Start PositionSelect start position for gradient.
Gradient End PositionSelect end position for gradient.
Gradient TypeControls gradient type.
Radial DirectionSelect direction for radial gradient.
Gradient AngleControls the gradient angle. In degrees.
Text StrokeSet to "Yes" to enable text stroke.
Text Stroke SizeSet text stroke size. In pixels.
Text Stroke ColorControls the color of the text stroke.
ContentEnter some text to highlight.
CSS ClassAdd a class to the wrapping HTML element.
CSS IDAdd an ID to the wrapping HTML element.