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Forte troubleshooting

This guide explains some of the most common issues that arise when using the Forte template.

Tip: For more information about Forte, visit Structure and style.

I can't see my tag line

The tag line is hidden on smaller screens to make room for more imagery. The tag line disappears when the browser window is 800 pixels high or less. It reappears when it's 801 pixels high or more.

I can't change text or icon colors

In Forte, there aren't style tweaks to adjust the colors of these elements:

  • Site title
  • Tagline
  • Navigation links
  • Drop-down menus
  • Social icons

Instead, Forte has a color auto-detect feature that detects the brightness of the background and automatically sets these elements to black or white. This takes some of the guesswork out of creating the best design for your site, and helps keep your content visible over changing background images.

My background image isn't fixed on mobile

Many mobile browsers, including iOS, don't support fixed background images. To achieve a similar effect, experiment with the Size: Cover and Size: Contain background image style options. Note that background image style settings apply to both mobile and desktop.

For more help, visit our responsive design troubleshooting tips.

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Forte troubleshooting