Transparent background option for blocks

With the new feature of being able to choose background images, there are times when having a clear background would be VERY advantageous! I made a work around once, and the email looked fantastic, but when I just tried it again, the email looked great in Constant Contact, but when sent, the clear backgrounds were changed to a brilliant blue - which made all the text unreadable.

I would love to EASILY have an option to choose the color "clear" or "transparent" for the blocks.






Hello @JoshR44,


Thank you for bringing this to our attention!


This is a great idea and we appreciate the feedback! I am sure that others in the community would like to see this as a feature too. I have moved your post to our special feedback forum to allow others to see it and vote on this idea for future implementation. 


Please feel free to contact us again if you need anything else. We are here to help!

Status changed to: Voting Open

I would love this feature too.


Is this feature available yet?!?


please add a feature to transparency the boarder of an image. (this would make the defined outline of any image, gradient into white or any color behind it.) I have seen your team use it in marketing material. and it looks amazing. currently you can do this with another editor like photoshop and then just add to library for template use. just a thought thank you.

Status changed to: Open Questions

Hi @DarrenO68 are you looking to add transparent backgrounds or borders specifically on your images or to your blocks over all?

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Can we make this happen? What's odd is that it already does in some of my emails but not others, so I'm wondering what email template allows for it?? And I can just use that one bc it IS already there, but not on each template. Should be an easy fix. The other fix might be to do this: #ffffff00 


Hi @FireWine at this time our Third Generation Editor Email Newsletters do not offer the ability of transparent backgrounds. Users are able to change the block's background color to match the background of the full email. What are some cases where you would want blocks with transparent backgrounds for?

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