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[Resolved] forever-child .custom-header {

  • technobuddha

    @technobuddha

    Hi all,
    It seems there’s a little snag after I setup a forever-child.
    I used to use the jetpack CSS editor, and all my custom css worked fine.
    BUT, since I now have a working (so I thought), forever-child theme, I put all the custom css into the style.css. Everything works fine, but one weird aspect.

    I have in my forever-child style.css:
    .custom-header {
    text-align: center;
    }

    Well, for some reason, in jetpack it works, but when I disabled jetpack, the setting isn’t “kept”. Does this mean that the custom-header.php overrides the style.css? that it gets called afterwords?

    but i tried to change the custom-header.php in the forever-child theme, and it didn’t work. I had to go to the main forever theme, and change the setting there and it worked!

    soooo, is there something i’m missing?

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  • technobuddha

    @technobuddha

    a little update. It seems, that the inc/custom-header.php file gets called AFTER the forever-child style.css.

    I read somewhere, where you go and remove_action in the child functions.php file and then add_action to the same function, but named differently it would work. here’s the link

    well, it doesn’t and I get an error.
    so I suspect i’m doing something wrong.

    I have provided a pastebin so hopefully someone can easily spot what i’m doing wrong!

    http://pastebin.com/1f2MxC9p

    Thank you!

    Moderator Kathryn

    @zoonini

    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    Hi there, could you try adding an !important declaration on your style to force it to “take”?

    .custom-header {
    text-align: center !important;
    }

    Let me know how it goes. If you need further help, could you please provide a link to your site so I can take a look directly? Thanks.

    technobuddha

    @technobuddha

    Thank you!
    it worked!

    Moderator Kathryn

    @zoonini

    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    Excellent!

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