Web Editor Background Color Picker

Set any background color for web editor snippets

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Web Editor Background Color Picker

This module extends the functionality of the web editor to support setting a custom background color to any snippet allowing you to customize it.

Screenshot of color picker in mass mailing editor


To use this module, you need to:

  1. Install any module that makes use of the web editor, such as mass_mailing or website.
  2. Use that module's facilities to edit some web content.
  3. Drag & drop any snippet into the web editor body.
  4. Click on Customize > Color.
  5. Choose:
    • A color from the theme preset.
    • A custom color by clicking on the text input and then either:
      • Writing the HTML color code.
      • Selecting a color from the color picker.
      • Writing "transparent" to remove it.
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Known issues / Roadmap

  • When migrating to v10, adapt this option again to its brand new built-in colorpicker.
  • While you write to the text input, you may notice it disappears for a moment, but don't worry, you are still writing.

Bug Tracker

Bugs are tracked on GitHub Issues. In case of trouble, please check there if your issue has already been reported. If you spotted it first, help us smash it by providing detailed and welcomed feedback.


External libraries



Odoo Community Association

This module is maintained by the OCA.

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

To contribute to this module, please visit https://odoo-community.org.

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