Resizing the captive portal site for guest splash


I am looking for a solution to resize the captive portal page for the guest splash authentication. I am using the captive portal editor and it looks like the window for the content has a fixed size (700x700dpi) that I can't change in this editor. I want a to have a greater window because the customer has a long disclaimer text and he don't want to use a scrollable text field.
I haven't found anything in the user guide about this. Is it possible to change the size? If yes, how can this be done? I also checked the ccs code from an export, but I haven't found a global window size, just the properties for the widgets.

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Normally the size is fixed. (800px * 550px). The initial design is what we see is what we get, so we make the overflow hidden.

However, I could help you to do it 🙂 We would have to manually ssh to the controller and edit the login.tpl file ( if 2 controllers would have to go to each one ). Once that is done, the rest can be done from the gui:

1. Uncheck the “cached” checkbox and save the captive portal And also the WLAN (in case the login template still in the /tmp folder

2. export the file

3. Unzip the exported file.

4. There’s a gui.data file, change “height” of the claim widget,

5. zip those file into *.zip file

6. Import it again (Don’t save the editor again. Otherwise, the claim box will be moved up to fix the design box automatically)

I am also going to make a change request asking that the change gets added to the mainline code, to add the overflow property for each widget ( eg: the claim box ). In this way we could easily change the size and the overflow.
Hi Raffi,

thanks for your feedback. What do I have to do with the login.tpl and where can I find?
I can't find the widget in my exported gui.data file.

regards
Benjamin
Userlevel 4
I just sent you an email with the file you need to change. You need to put that on manually, I explained in the email 🙂
Hi Raffi, This is also a change I'd also be interested in making on a customers controller. Can you send on the procedure? Cheers, Ed.
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Ed Mannion wrote:

Hi Raffi, This is also a change I'd also be interested in making on a customers controller. Can you send on the procedure? Cheers, Ed.

Hi Raffi,
I understand you. Is very difficult to write down a procedure...
I have reached to build my own portal based on javascript, css and html, and import it into de controller. I can give you a sample with adaptative design and WAI-WCAG 2 AA compilant, that you can modify in dreamveawer or html editor.
mail me if you are interested

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