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What does the component do?

It is used to display cross-page messages.

When should the component be used?

For information and errors that concern an entire application.


  • The ghettobox can be hidden with the X-icon until the next page reload.
  • The ghettobox is always directly below the header.
  • The ghettobox is not sticky but instead scrolls away with the content.
  • The text can be multi-line.
  • There is always an icon in a red area (HIM/CUS icons) in front of the text.
  • If several ghettoboxes are used at the same time, they are arranged beneath one another.
States and variants



Image of the ghettobox, default


This variant has the following states:

  • Default

  • Hover

    Image of the ghettobox with link
  • If the text contains another link, the ghettobox distinguishes between the statuses of normal and hover.

  • There is always an arrow icon at the end of the text.

  • The entire area of the ghettobox can be clicked on and opens the link inserted (except above the X-icon).



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