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[resolved] Adding border around elements in sidebar KUBRICK (5 posts)

  1. philtyler
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hi everyone!
    I've been trying to piece together the solution using help from other threads, but because all themes are different, I can't get mine to work.
    I'm using the default wordpress kubrick theme at philtyler.info

    I would like borders around each of the widgets like in the site http://generationwhy.tv/

    As you can see, I managed to get a box around the whole thing which is nice. I then found how to add lines between each of the elements/widgets. But to actually box each element is something different.

    Here is the stylesheet.
    '/* Begin Typography & Colors */
    body {
    font-size: 62.5%; /* Resets 1em to 10px */
    font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    background: #d5d6d7 url('images/kubrickbgcolor.jpg');
    color: #333;
    text-align: center;
    }

    #page {
    background-color: white;
    border: 1px solid #959596;
    text-align: left;
    }

    #header {
    background: #73a0c5 url('images/kubrickheader.jpg') no-repeat bottom center;
    }

    #headerimg {
    margin: 7px 9px 0;
    height: 192px;
    width: 740px;
    }

    #content {
    font-size: 1.2em;
    }

    .widecolumn .entry p {
    font-size: 1.05em;
    }

    .narrowcolumn .entry, .widecolumn .entry {
    line-height: 1.4em;
    }

    .widecolumn {
    line-height: 1.6em;
    }

    .narrowcolumn .postmetadata {
    text-align: center;
    }

    .thread-alt {
    background-color: #f8f8f8;
    }
    .thread-even {
    background-color: white;
    }
    .depth-1 {
    border: 1px solid #ddd;
    }

    .even, .alt {

    border-left: 1px solid #ddd;
    }

    #footer {
    background: #e7e7e7 url('images/kubrickfooter.jpg') no-repeat top;
    border: none;
    }

    small {
    font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Sans-Serif;
    font-size: 0.9em;
    line-height: 1.5em;
    }

    h1, h2, h3 {
    font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    font-weight: bold;
    }

    h1 {
    font-size: 4em;
    text-align: center;
    }

    #headerimg .description {
    font-size: 1.2em;
    text-align: center;
    }

    h2 {
    font-size: 1.6em;
    }

    h2.pagetitle {
    font-size: 1.6em;
    color: #FF0000
    }

    #sidebar h2 {
    font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Sans-Serif;
    font-size: 1.2em;
    }

    h3 {
    font-size: 1.3em;
    }

    h1, h1 a, h1 a:hover, h1 a:visited, #headerimg .description {
    text-decoration: none;
    color: white;
    }

    h2, h2 a, h2 a:visited, h3, h3 a, h3 a:visited {
    color: #333;
    }

    h2, h2 a, h2 a:hover, h2 a:visited, h3, h3 a, h3 a:hover, h3 a:visited, #sidebar h2, #wp-calendar caption, cite {
    text-decoration: none;
    }

    .entry p a:visited {
    color: #b85b5a;
    }

    .sticky {
    background: #f7f7f7;
    padding: 0 10px 10px;
    }
    .sticky h2 {
    padding-top: 10px;
    }

    .commentlist li, #commentform input, #commentform textarea {
    font: 0.9em 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    }
    .commentlist li ul li {
    font-size: 1em;
    }

    .commentlist li {
    font-weight: bold;
    }

    .commentlist li .avatar {
    float: right;
    border: 1px solid #eee;
    padding: 2px;
    background: #fff;
    }

    .commentlist cite, .commentlist cite a {
    font-weight: bold;
    font-style: normal;
    font-size: 1.1em;
    }

    .commentlist p {
    font-weight: normal;
    line-height: 1.5em;
    text-transform: none;
    }

    #commentform p {
    font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    }

    .commentmetadata {
    font-weight: normal;
    }

    #sidebar {
    font: 1em 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    }

    small, #sidebar ul ul li, #sidebar ul ol li, .nocomments, .postmetadata, blockquote, strike {
    color: #777;
    }

    code {
    font: 1.1em 'Courier New', Courier, Fixed;
    }

    acronym, abbr, span.caps
    {
    font-size: 0.9em;
    letter-spacing: .07em;
    }

    a, h2 a:hover, h3 a:hover {
    color: #06c;
    text-decoration: none;
    }

    a:hover {
    color: #147;
    text-decoration: underline;
    }

    #wp-calendar #prev a, #wp-calendar #next a {
    font-size: 9pt;
    }

    #wp-calendar a {
    text-decoration: none;
    }

    #wp-calendar caption {
    font: bold 1.3em 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    text-align: center;
    }

    #wp-calendar th {
    font-style: normal;
    text-transform: capitalize;
    }
    /* End Typography & Colors */

    /* Begin Structure */
    body {
    margin: 0 0 20px 0;
    padding: 0;
    }

    #page {
    background-color: white;
    margin: 20px auto;
    padding: 0;
    width: 760px;
    border: 1px solid #959596;
    }

    #header {
    background-color: #73a0c5;
    margin: 0 0 0 1px;
    padding: 0;
    height: 200px;
    width: 758px;
    }

    #headerimg {
    margin: 0;
    height: 200px;
    width: 100%;
    }

    .narrowcolumn {
    float: left;
    padding: 0 0 20px 45px;
    margin: 0px 0 0;
    width: 450px;
    }

    .widecolumn {
    padding: 10px 0 20px 0;
    margin: 5px 0 0 150px;
    width: 450px;
    }

    .post {
    margin: 0 0 40px;
    text-align: justify;
    }

    .post hr {
    display: block;
    }

    .widecolumn .post {
    margin: 0;
    }

    .narrowcolumn .postmetadata {
    padding-top: 5px;
    }

    .widecolumn .postmetadata {
    margin: 30px 0;
    }

    .widecolumn .smallattachment {
    text-align: center;
    float: left;
    width: 128px;
    margin: 5px 5px 5px 0px;
    }

    .widecolumn .attachment {
    text-align: center;
    margin: 5px 0px;
    }

    .postmetadata {
    clear: both;
    }

    .clear {
    clear: both;
    }

    #footer {
    padding: 0;
    margin: 0 auto;
    width: 760px;
    clear: both;
    }

    #footer p {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 20px 0;
    text-align: center;
    }
    /* End Structure */

    /* Begin Headers */
    h1 {
    padding-top: 70px;
    margin: 0;
    }

    h2 {
    margin: 30px 0 0;
    }

    h2.pagetitle {
    margin-top: 30px;
    text-align: center;
    }

    #sidebar h2 {
    margin: 5px 0 0;
    padding: 0;
    }

    h3 {
    padding: 0;
    margin: 30px 0 0;
    }

    h3.comments {
    padding: 0;
    margin: 40px auto 20px ;
    }
    /* End Headers */

    /* Begin Images */
    p img {
    padding: 0;
    max-width: 100%;
    }

    /* Using 'class="alignright"' on an image will (who would've
    thought?!) align the image to the right. And using 'class="centered',
    will of course center the image. This is much better than using
    align="center", being much more futureproof (and valid) */

    img.centered {
    display: block;
    margin-left: auto;
    margin-right: auto;
    }

    img.alignright {
    padding: 4px;
    margin: 0 0 2px 7px;
    display: inline;
    }

    img.alignleft {
    padding: 4px;
    margin: 0 7px 2px 0;
    display: inline;
    }

    .alignright {
    float: right;
    }

    .alignleft {
    float: left;
    }
    /* End Images */

    /* Begin Lists

    Special stylized non-IE bullets
    Do not work in Internet Explorer, which merely default to normal bullets. */

    html>body .entry ul {
    margin-left: 0px;
    padding: 0 0 0 30px;
    list-style: none;
    padding-left: 10px;
    text-indent: -10px;
    }

    html>body .entry li {
    margin: 7px 0 8px 10px;
    }

    .entry ul li:before, #sidebar ul ul li:before {
    content: "0BB 020";
    }

    .entry ol {
    padding: 0 0 0 35px;
    margin: 0;
    }

    .entry ol li {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    }

    .postmetadata ul, .postmetadata li {
    display: inline;
    list-style-type: none;
    list-style-image: none;
    }

    #sidebar ul, #sidebar ul ol {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    border-bottom: 1px dotted #959596;
    }

    #sidebar ul li {
    list-style-type: none;
    list-style-image: none;
    margin-bottom: 15px;
    }

    #sidebar ul p, #sidebar ul select {
    margin: 5px 0 8px;
    }

    #sidebar ul ul, #sidebar ul ol {
    margin: 5px 0 0 10px;
    }

    #sidebar ul ul ul, #sidebar ul ol {
    margin: 0 0 0 10px;
    }

    ol li, #sidebar ul ol li {
    list-style: decimal outside;
    }

    #sidebar ul ul li, #sidebar ul ol li {
    margin: 3px 0 0;
    padding: 0;
    }
    /* End Entry Lists */

    /* Begin Form Elements */
    #searchform {
    margin: 10px auto;
    padding: 5px 3px;
    text-align: center;
    }

    #sidebar #searchform #s {
    width: 108px;
    padding: 2px;
    }

    #sidebar #searchsubmit {
    padding: 1px;
    }

    .entry form { /* This is mainly for password protected posts, makes them look better. */
    text-align:center;
    }

    select {
    width: 130px;
    }

    #commentform input {
    width: 170px;
    padding: 2px;
    margin: 5px 5px 1px 0;
    }

    #commentform {
    margin: 5px 10px 0 0;
    }
    #commentform textarea {
    width: 100%;
    padding: 2px;
    }
    #respond:after {
    content: ".";
    display: block;
    height: 0;
    clear: both;
    visibility: hidden;
    }
    #commentform #submit {
    margin: 0 0 5px auto;
    float: right;
    }
    /* End Form Elements */

    /* Begin Comments*/
    .alt {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 10px;
    }

    .commentlist {
    padding: 0;
    text-align: justify;
    }

    .commentlist li {
    margin: 15px 0 10px;
    padding: 5px 5px 10px 10px;
    list-style: none;

    }
    .commentlist li ul li {
    margin-right: -5px;
    margin-left: 10px;
    }

    .commentlist p {
    margin: 10px 5px 10px 0;
    }
    .children { padding: 0; }

    #commentform p {
    margin: 5px 0;
    }

    .nocomments {
    text-align: center;
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    }

    .commentmetadata {
    margin: 0;
    display: block;
    }
    /* End Comments */

    /* Begin Sidebar */
    #sidebar
    {
    padding: 20px 5px 10px 4px;
    margin-left: 540px;
    border: 1px dotted #959596;
    width: 190px;
    }

    #sidebar form {
    margin: 0;
    }
    /* End Sidebar */

    /* Begin Calendar */
    #wp-calendar {
    empty-cells: show;
    margin: 10px auto 0;
    width: 155px;
    }

    #wp-calendar #next a {
    padding-right: 10px;
    text-align: right;
    }

    #wp-calendar #prev a {
    padding-left: 10px;
    text-align: left;
    }

    #wp-calendar a {
    display: block;
    }

    #wp-calendar caption {
    text-align: center;
    width: 100%;
    }

    #wp-calendar td {
    padding: 3px 0;
    text-align: center;
    }

    #wp-calendar td.pad:hover { /* Doesn't work in IE */
    background-color: #fff; }
    /* End Calendar */

    /* Begin Various Tags & Classes */
    acronym, abbr, span.caps {
    cursor: help;
    }

    acronym, abbr {
    border-bottom: 1px dashed #999;
    }

    blockquote {
    margin: 15px 30px 0 10px;
    padding-left: 20px;
    border-left: 5px solid #ddd;
    }

    blockquote cite {
    margin: 5px 0 0;
    display: block;
    }

    .center {
    text-align: center;
    }

    .hidden {
    display: none;
    }

    .screen-reader-text {
    position: absolute;
    left: -1000em;
    }

    hr {
    display: none;
    }

    a img {
    border: none;
    }

    .navigation {
    display: block;
    text-align: center;
    margin-top: 10px;
    margin-bottom: 60px;
    }
    /* End Various Tags & Classes*/

    /* Captions */
    .aligncenter,
    div.aligncenter {
    display: block;
    margin-left: auto;
    margin-right: auto;
    }

    .wp-caption {
    border: 1px solid #ddd;
    text-align: center;
    background-color: #f3f3f3;
    padding-top: 4px;
    margin: 10px;
    -moz-border-radius: 3px;
    -khtml-border-radius: 3px;
    -webkit-border-radius: 3px;
    border-radius: 3px;
    }

    .wp-caption img {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    border: 0 none;
    }

    .wp-caption p.wp-caption-text {
    font-size: 11px;
    line-height: 17px;
    padding: 0 4px 5px;
    margin: 0;
    }
    /* End captions */
    '
    Thanks!

  2. Mike Little
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Try adding

    .widget {
    background-color:#cccccc;
    border:2px solid #333333;
    color:#000000;
    margin:15px 0 20px;
    padding-bottom:10px;
    }

    to the end of your style sheet. You can adjust the colours to suit.

    Mike

  3. philtyler
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    It worked!!
    I will tweek it and post the final result for others.
    Thanks Mike!

  4. philtyler
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I ended up doing this
    '
    .widget {
    background-color:#EFEFFB;
    border:2px solid #A4A4A4;
    color:#000000;
    margin:15px 0 20px;
    padding-bottom:10px;
    }
    '
    Thanks again Mike!

    Phil Tyler @ philtyler.info

  5. Tara
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    hi philtyler,

    I like this.

    So I tried applying the <class="widget"> in the sidebar.php.
    Nothing!
    Could you please explain where and how to apply this class
    Thanks.

    --tara

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