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skinning comments using wordpress 1.0 (8 posts)

  1. Melissa
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I have my site skinned. But I can't figure out how to skin the comments to make them match each skin. Does anyone know of a way to do this ?

  2. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Do you have pop-up or inline comments? Also, what style of skinning do you use?

  3. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    It's easier to use inline comments and edit the wp-comments.php file.

  4. Melissa
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I have popup comments but I can change them to inline comments. I'm using the skinning tutorial from gnshosting.com/tutorials.php.

  5. notthatugly
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    My pop-up comments are skinned, but I only know how to do it using the php stylesheet switcher from A List Apart.

  6. NuclearMoose
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Add the selectors from wp-comments.php into your CSS file.
    Here is a partial list that you could add to your CSS:
    #comments - styles the title
    #commentlist - styles the ordered list of comments < ol >
    #comment- - the dash is part of the selector...this styles each comment by number
    #commentform - self-explanatory
    I'm not sure why inline comments are easier than popup comment.
    Craig.

  7. southerngal
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Inline comments are easier as they take from the main .CSS for the comments. I have comments as a declaration and I just pull it from the .CSS for the pop-ups and the inlines.
    Melissa, you can use a switcher to change the comment skins, but I always had a basic generic skin to match all my skins. I don't have skins on my blog right now. You can look around the net to get the code for that.

  8. southerngal
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Actually you have inline comments if you have a permalink on your blog entry. I have that set up for inline comments if I have a long entry and have "more" as well. :) I have pop-up comments too!

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