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  • Resolved passegua

    (@passegua)


    I’m using Custom CSS from Jetpack plugin.
    I add these lines to CSS Stylesheet Editor:

    body {
    font-family: verdana;
    font-size: 18px;
    }

    but my last lines, the one about Technorati tags, has a different CSS style, with bigger font, why?
    How could I change also that?
    pls see: http://lnx.sinapsi.org/wordpress/
    Thanks

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  • p, li, .feedback (line 92 in style.css) sets the font size to 90% and font-family to Arial. That’s the reason.

    Your Technorati tags are 18px Verdana.

    I see, but Custom CSS from Jetpack plugin is supposed to overcome the default css style, isn’t it?
    I was used Custom CSS from Jetpack plugin in order to customize my css.
    And moreover, why verdana is applied only to technorati and not to all the post’s body?
    What I am doing wrong?
    Should I edit my css style?
    Thanks.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    (@anevins)

    Forum moderator

    I see, but Custom CSS from Jetpack plugin is supposed to overcome the default css style, isn’t it?

    Yes, but you weren’t using specific enough selectors.
    http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2007/07/27/css-specificity-things-you-should-know/

    Should I edit my css style?

    No.

    p is not the same as body. If it’s not specified it will inherit the value from the parent element. But since p is set in style.css this value will be used unless it’s overridden with something that has a higher specificity.

    Just replace the CSS you added with your plugin with something like this:

    body, p, li, .feedback{
      font-family: verdana, sans-serif;
      font-size: 16px;
    }

    Many thanks to both your helping posts.
    I replaced the CSS with the one you suggested:

    body, p, li, .feedback{
    font-family: verdana, sans-serif;
    font-size: 16px;
    }

    and that’s it! now display works as I expect.

    p.s. I don’t understand what .feedback is there for.

    I’d like to take advantage of your kindness once more.
    Using che customized:

    body, p, li, .feedback{
    font-family: verdana, sans-serif;
    font-size: 16px;
    }

    I get the sidebar widgets characters very tiny and it’s difficult to read them.
    I see they are:
    #menu ul ul li {
    font: 70%/1.7em Arial,Verdana,sans-serif;
    letter-spacing: 0px;
    }
    different from the custom CSS
    Is there any way to set those fonts bigger at least as the rest of the posts body?
    http://lnx.sinapsi.org/wordpress/
    Thanks.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    (@anevins)

    Forum moderator

    Have you tried creating a Custom CSS style like this;

    #menu ul ul li {
     font-size: 16px;
    }

    ?

    I applied
    #menu ul ul li {
    font-size: 16px;
    }
    and now the font of the sidebar widget is bigger, but the line spacing is too big, I don’t understand why, please check yourself:

    http://lnx.sinapsi.org/wordpress/

    thanks.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    (@anevins)

    Forum moderator

    It sounds like you need the support of a CSS forum like http://csscreator.com/forum because that query can be resolved by adding your own line height.

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