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[resolved] Archive Problem and problem Editing the comments box width (3 posts)

  1. Keilya
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    1. On my blog(www.exonesis.com), when you scroll down and click on one of the monthly archives, it only displays the last 6 posts of the month when there are more than that.

    I know I've set that the number of posts to 6 per page BUT this didn't happen in 1.2, only after I upgraded to 1.5

    I've checked my archives tags in my index.php file. Nothing wrong..I've even tried setting the limit of number of posts to 50, but still only 6 posts showed up. =/

    2. Click this --->http://exonesis.com/?p=77

    Look at the comment box, it's sooo wide. X.x

    I could alter the width of the box in 1.2 because the I could see the codes for like width="200" etc.

    But with 1.5, upon opening up wp-comments2.php, I don't see that anywhere.

    So how do I even edit the width of the comment box? And I even trying to edit the correct file? >.>

    (Note: I don't have a wp-comments.php file, I don't know why...)

    I look forward to some responses from you pros lol, thanks in advance!

  2. Kafkaesqui

    Posted 8 years ago #

    1. WP 1.2 did do things a bit different for archives. Lots of folk didn't like that, so it was changed. No way to please us all, I guess.

    Anyway, the solution is to install the following plugin:

    http://mattread.com/projects/custom-query-string-plugin/

    2. Add this to your stylesheet (style.css):

    #comment {
    width: 90%;
    }

    Play with the width value to suit.

    1.5 themes don't use wp-comments.php, but rather comments.php. If a theme does not have this template, WordPress uses the one from the default theme (unless you include something like wp-comments2.php through the pre-1.5 method of adding the comments template).

  3. Keilya
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Whoa Thank You very much! My Archive problem is solved now!

    And so is the comment box width. Thank you thank you! Merci.

    Okay now that that 2 is solved I see another problem =/

    http://exonesis.com/?p=78

    You see how the posts appear to be further down rather right at the top? This doesn't happen for index.php only the ?p=78 pages etc. Also the ?p=78#comments page.

    I had formerly attributed the problem to the comment box wdith but apparently it is not so, seeing I've fixed it now..

    Is it something wrong with the template? =/

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