DIV tags and overlaping (3 posts)

  1. PLJ
    Posted 8 years ago #


    I'm having some problems with a WordPress template. On a Mac it looks fine and OK. But very often I hear that Windows users see this differently when seen in MSIE. The sidebar has been "pushed" further down the page. I guess it is a problem with the templates DIV tags that this kind of overlaping is seen in MSIE?

    The theme is I Feel Dirty:

    ...and the problem can be seen in MSIE in Windows on this site:

    ...anyone who can help me with this problem?

  2. whooami
    Posted 8 years ago #

    its not about the browser, well not exactly.. its more about your posts and choice of theme.

    This post (sidebar is where it belongs): http://www.concrit.dk/?p=14

    This post looks fine (sidebar where it belongs): http://www.concrit.dk/?p=3

    This post (sidebar has fallen): http://www.concrit.dk/?p=9

    It's probably all of the italics in that post causing problems, IE uses more "space" (basically) when rendering italicized text. A dirty solution might be to reduce the font size slightly on your italicized text.

    Realize that youre using a fixed width theme, so anything that causes IE to need more space is going to cause that sidebar to drop/fall/whatever you want to call it.

    And realize also, that i did NOT go through all your posts to see if there were other ones causing similar problems. Thats your job :) They still have an ie for mac available, dont they?

    and btw, it has nothing to do with overlapping div tags

  3. PLJ
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok, I still can't get this to work. Is there any way that I can make some changes to e.g. the style.css file to get around this problem?

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