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adding special characters before category lists (8 posts)

  1. omann0
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I am using the list_cats tag and i was wondering if there was a way to add a before or after parameter like there is in the get_links or get_archives. I need to add a special character before the link in each list element. Any ideas?

    http://www.un-advertised.com/?ts_theme=un-advertised

  2. RobotDan
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Have a look at the CSS for the deafult theme (Kubrick) - the » character is placed before list elements by the css.

  3. Kerim
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Do you know where this is added in Kubrick? I looked all over for » but I couldn't find it anywhere. Nowhere in any of the li definitions does it seem to specify this element. This is driving me crazy!!!

  4. Rundy
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Have you looked in the CSS file?

    That is where the special bullet should be defined.

  5. Kerim
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I looked, but I can't find it. When I wrote: "Nowhere in any of the li definitions does it seem to specify this element." I was referring to the CSS file. Unless I'm going blind...

  6. Kerim
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Here is my CSS file:

    /*
    Theme Name: ChinaRed
    Theme URI: http://www.bighead.cn/?p=100
    Description: The theme is based on the famous <a href="http://binarybonsai.com/kubrick/">Kubrick</a>,enjoy it pls.
    Version: 1.0 Alpha
    Author: BigheaD (大頭綠豆)
    Author URI: http://www.bighead.cn/

    This theme was designed and built by BigheaD,
    whose blog you will find at http://www.bighead.cn/

    The CSS, XHTML and design is released under GPL:
    http://www.opensource.org/licenses/gpl-license.php

    Feel free to contact me if you have questions,my email: bighead.cn@gmail.com
    */

    /* Begin Typography & Colors */
    body {
    font-size: 66%; /* Resets 1em to 10px */
    font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
    background-color: #d5d6d7;
    color: #ffffff;
    text-align: center;
    }

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

    #header {
    background-color: #73a0c5;
    }

    #content {
    font-size: 1.2em
    }

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

    .bk { color: #686868; border: 1px solid; border-color: #c8ccc8;font-family: "Verdana,宋体";font-size:12px}

    .runhtmlbuttom{border:#000000 1px solid;font-size:12px;font-family:verdana}

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

    .widecolumn {
    line-height: 1.6em;
    }

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

    .alt {
    background-color: #732511;
    border-top: 1px solid #AE9B71;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #AE9B71;
    }

    #footer {
    background-color: #eee;
    }

    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: 1.2em;
    text-align: center;
    }

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

    h2 {
    font-size: 1.6em;
    }

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

    #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 {
    text-decoration: none;
    color: #D1B063;
    font-weight: bold;
    }

    .description {
    text-decoration: none;
    color: #423620;
    }

    h2, h2 a, h2 a:visited, h3, h3 a, h3 a:visited {
    color: #DCDF4F;
    }

    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 {
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #BA9830;
    text-decoration: none;
    }

    .entry p a:link {
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #BA9830;
    }

    .entrytext a:link {
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #BA9830;
    BORDER-BOTTOM: #DCDF4F 1px dotted;
    }

    .entrytext a:visited {
    color: #BA9830;
    BORDER-BOTTOM: #DCDF4F 1px dotted;
    }

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

    .commentlist li {
    font-weight: bold;
    }

    .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, .nocomments, blockquote, strike {
    color: #ffffff;
    }

    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: #BA9830;
    text-decoration: none;
    }

    a:hover {
    color: #BA9830;
    text-decoration: none;
    BORDER-BOTTOM: #D7B963 1px dotted;
    }

    .postmetadata a {
    color: #BA9830;
    }

    #sidebar ul ol li, #sidebar ul ul li {
    color: #BA9830;
    }

    #wp-calendar #prev 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;
    padding: 0;
    }

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

    #header {
    padding: 0;
    margin: 0 auto;
    height: 200px;
    width: 100%;
    background-color: #73a0c5;
    }

    #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;
    }

    .widecolumn .post {
    margin: 0;
    }

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

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

    #footer {
    padding: 0px 0 0 1px;
    margin: 0 auto 0 auto;
    width: 760px;
    clear: both;
    }

    #footertext p {
    text-align: center;
    width: 500px;
    margin-left: 125px;
    padding-top: 30px;
    margin-top: 0px;
    padding-bottom: 30px;
    }
    /* End Structure */

    /* Begin Headers */
    h1 {
    padding-top: 54px;
    margin: 0;
    }

    .description {
    padding-top: 90px;
    text-align: center;
    }

    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;
    }

    #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: 0px auto;
    padding: 0px 0px;
    text-align: left;
    }

    #sidebar #searchform #s {
    width: 115px;
    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 textarea {
    width: 100%;
    padding: 2px;
    }

    #commentform #submit {
    margin: 0;
    float: right;
    }
    /* End Form Elements */

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

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

    .commentlist li {
    margin: 15px 0 3px;
    padding: 5px 10px 3px;
    list-style: none;
    }

    .commentlist p {
    margin: 10px 5px 10px 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 0 10px 0;
    margin-left: 545px;
    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 {
    border: 1px solid #996633;
    margin: 15px 10px 10px 10px;
    padding-left: 20px;
    border-left: 5px solid #996633;
    background: #893A2A;
    padding-right: 20px;
    }

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

    .center {
    text-align: center;
    }

    hr {
    display: none;
    }

    a img {
    border: none;
    }

    .navigation {
    display: block;
    text-align: center;
    margin-top: 10px;
    margin-bottom: 60px;
    }

    #footerbar {
    background: #BA9830;
    height: 0.15em;
    margin-bottom: 1em;
    margin-right: 20px;
    margin-left: 20px;
    }
    /* End Various Tags & Classes*/

    /* "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do. I'm half crazy all for the love of you.
    It won't be a stylish marriage, I can't afford a carriage.
    But you'll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two." */

  7. moshu
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    No need to post it here. We know it's there :)
    Check out this site: http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/00bb/index.htm
    and go again through your CSS.

  8. Kerim
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks Moshu!!!

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

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