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  1. Arterus
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi everyone,

    I am a newb, plain and simple... I am learning to use wordpress from the ground up. I have intermediate html, beginner CSS and beginner php knowledge and as such I need help.

    I am using the developer tools (in chrome) to decipher a theme that I bought.

    I am changing the main nav bar to have different color buttons, which I have done by using my own custom style.css in the child theme I have created. They now work fine.. However...

    Since adding my own style, they no longer fill 100% width of the screen (which is strange in itself, as all I have really done is change thier color and hover color.. go figure)

    I have 9 buttons, so a width of 11% seemed sensible. But this only extended them 3/4 of the way across the nav bar.

    On examination I have found the nav bar to be in a:

    div class="menu-main-nav-menu-container"

    Ok, so far...

    Then underneath this is this code..

    ul id="menu-main-nav-menu" class="sf-menu sf-js-enabled sf-shadow"><li id="menu-item-1831" class="icon-home no-text menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-object-page menu-item-1831">Home

    obviously this continues with each menu item (code taken straight from googles developer/edit as html)

    This is what I need help with. I am not sure what I am looking at. What I DO KNOW, is that this piece of code makes a kind of 'wrapper' around the entire Nav bar and restricts it to 750px (my site is 960) and the width 11% that I tried only fills this 750px rather than 100%

    So what I would like to know (apologies for the long winded post) is how to CHANGE the width of that 'wrapper' so my buttons can indeed be 11% of the width each.

    Thank you folks for your help.

    Art.

  2. Andrew
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    You ought to post your query on a forum specific to CSS
    http://csscreator.com/forum

  3. Arterus
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Point taken, thankyou Andrew, I will.

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