Long texts are possible with the Digital Publishing Plugin!

by Meike Müller

When creating a landing page with Shopware for one of our customers, we encountered a problem with the digital publishing plugin, which simply cuts off text that is too long in the "Color" background mode. As we and our client were not very happy about this, we looked for a way to work around the problem. Here you can see the final CSS hack that solves the problem. For more information and support for individual Shopware 5 and Shopware 6 plugins - feel free to contact us and enjoy our article!


We want to use the Shopware "Digital Publishing" plugin to create an element ourselves that has a colored background and contains a longer text. If we create this element in a standardized way, we will quickly notice that the text is cut off like in this picture below.

Ausgangssituation Text


After hacking around a bit with CSS, we came up with a solution that we don't want to withhold from you. First, we gave our digital publishing element the class "long-text-bg-color" so that we don't accidentally edit other elements.

DIgital Publishing

If we now add the following lines to our Less file, our text is no longer cut off, but displayed in full as desired.

Less Datei

Text unterlegt

That was the whole trick - now we can create text elements of any length with the Digital Publishing Plugin! If you found this post helpful or informative, don't forget to check our blog regularly for more posts like this. If you have any further questions about Shopware stores and web development, we will be happy to assist you as a strong partner!

This blog article was written by our trainee Lennart.

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from 23.09.2020

Hello, my name is Meike. I take care of the EXWE back office and am responsible for our social media channels. All of our articles are meant to make your life easier and help you make decisions. Nevertheless, it can happen that something remains unclear, so: If you have questions about this article you can easily reach me at +49 231 93149827.

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