Blog appearance/design - 2 (4 posts)

  1. paulhager2004
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Thanks for the suggestions on how to fix the banner on my blog Voice of the Candidate. However, I found that the suggestion to edit the wp-layout.css file as follows didn't work.

    In that file (the css) locate the body {}.You will see it has borders: 2px etc. Carefully delete it. That will fix your banner border. If you leave a dot, comma, or colon out of place it will bork. Just delete. That is it.

    Instead, after checking both the online help and the Lissa website, I changed the #header section as follows:

    #header {background: #C0FFFF;

    This seemed to work fine.
    The second problem was the default post font. The suggested fix was to edit the "font-family" section in body {}. This also didn't work. What DID work was to change the font type in the "p li .feedback {} section to the desired font.
    Is it possible that some of the suggested fixes don't work because I'm using WP 1.0 instead of 1.2?

  2. Root
    Posted 11 years ago #

    The important issue here is that you are happy with it. Lets not quibble about how you got there or we might be here awhile.

  3. davidhouse
    Posted 11 years ago #

    To answer your question: not likely, it's probably you just had some CSS in places the fix authors didn't realise. For the record, you could have used !important when changing the body font-family to get the right effect, but the solution you have is simpler, and therefore better :).

  4. Root
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Yes but the header border is still the same color it was when the guy started out.
    He changed the header bg. Not the border, which was his original request.

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