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  • I am using ‘orange squash’ wp theme and the categories on my first page post are showing up garbled, almost like the category did not get a spacing where it needed one. I am trying to figure out how to fix this but have not been able to thus far.

    http://www.intheleadseat.com is the website and you will find it at the bottom of my test post. Just building the site but need a little help with this one piece.
    Thanks

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  • esmi

    (@esmi)

    Forum Moderator

    Try editing style.css and changing:

    .catblock {
    bottom:12px;
    float:right;
    left:5px;
    position:relative;
    width:400px;
    }

    to

    .catblock {
    float:right;
    margin-left:5px;
    margin-top:5px;
    width:400px;
    }

    You might also want to try sorting out some of the site’s validation errors before they start biting back.

    Your problem is with the postion:relative you have set on your div class="catblock". You’ve positioned your categories to show up right where they do. Just position the div further left.

    Thank you both for the information – It looks much better now.

    Also, Esmi, I am very green to html and only really understand the most basic of colour changes and changing photos. I will assume some of those validation errors are related to the main theme I am using.
    I am not quite sure exactly what to do with them, perhaps time to seek more experienced help with this site, but not adverse to pawing through to try and figure out what I am supposed to change!

    …and some, obviously, are mine. the validation page does not state which .php form needs editing, just that the invalid ones appear. Having a hard time finding some of the errors. Does anyone have an application that is “clearing up valideation for dummies” where I can learn and clean it up?

    Thanks again!!

    esmi

    (@esmi)

    Forum Moderator

    Some of the errors are within the theme itself. Others relate to the way in which the theme has implemented widgets. Quite a few are associated with some forms and other code that you’ve added – like FeedBlitz.

    You’ll need to look in index.php and sidebar.php to sort out most of the errors. The theme’s widget handling is carried out in functions.php.

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