How to use HubSpot's Color field in custom modules

    Difficulty Level: Advanced. This post assumes a strong understanding of HubSpot tools and technical knowledge. Insutructions are given as guidelines and may require additional customisation.

    HubSpot has a Color tag available to you using HubL or on custom modules:

    HubSpot custom module color field

    It lets a user pick a colour in the page editor that you can then apply to any element: a background, fonts, buttons... etc. When you copy the snippet, you're given both the colour (in RGB) and the opacity (as a percentage). So something like this: 

    {{ module.color_field.color }}
    {{ module.color_field.opacity }}

    prints out the following:

    #ffffff 100

    Print out an RGBA value

    If you would like to use an RGBA colour you can do so by using the convert_rgb HubL filter on the colour and dividing the opacity by 100. So something like this: 

    rgba({{ module.color_field.color|convert_rgb }}, {{ module.color_field.opacity/100 }})

    prints out the following: 

    rgba(255, 255, 255, 1.0)

    Last Updated: September 26, 2019

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