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  • I need help changing my post titles to lowercase instead of uppercase. I tried looking at the css and putting in text-transform lowercase in different spots but it hasn’t changed anything. I have been googling for days and I can’t figure it out!! Thanks!

    Here’s the link to my site :

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  • Hi,
    Interesting problem. Just as you thought, it’s usually easy to fix this. But there’s a complicating factor here.

    You’re using the fancy sIFR text replacement processing, most likely with a plugin. So if somewhere in your admin you have settings for sIFR, that would be the place to look.

    I see you also have some Flash stuff that happens when the titles are hovered over.

    All that is very frou frou stuff, lovely, but high-maintenance. So in a way, you (or maybe the theme developer) have created the problem voluntarily.

    Sorry not to have an easy answer – that’s all I can see from the outside.

    Good luck.

    Oh no!! I had no idea! I don’t like flash and I didn’t know there was any in this theme. It’s blissful blog. Hmmm- I’ll take a look. Now where is the flash? Like on the title or the nav bar? Thanks!

    No need to be that concerned… it’s not the usual wretched Flash, the kind of stuff you see on every fancy restaurant site.

    I dug deeper, and it’s all processing for that theme, Blissful. They’re generating Flash code that makes the link text pretty. Definitely taking the long way home, though. The Blissful person presumably grabbed code from here and adapted it. In its time, it was cool because there were few fonts that worked across browsers, so websites tended to look the same.

    If the settings for Blissful don’t allow any text control from WP, I chastise them. 🙂

    In any case, like you probably feel, all caps is SHOUTING.

    Now with embedded fonts being popular (I use them all the time when I code CSS), that much infrastructure is, IMO, not needed and overkill, albeit very pretty overkill. If you can live with that little Flash, and like other text effects, probably no need to throw the baby out with the bathwater.

    PS: yeah, as far as I can tell, the only Flash is only on your Post title. Not too bad.

    Ok – I read some of the link you posted and now I kinda get what sIFR is. I think I found it in my css file – it looks like this

    .sIFR-flash {
        visibility: visible !important;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
    .sIFR-replaced, .sIFR-ignore {
        visibility: visible !important;
    .sIFR-alternate {
        position: absolute;
        left: 0;
        top: 0;
        width: 0;
        height: 0;
        display: block;
        overflow: hidden;
    .sIFR-replaced div.sIFR-fixfocus {
        margin: 0pt;
        padding: 0pt;
        overflow: auto;
        letter-spacing: 0px;
        float: none;
    	outline: 0;

    Do you have any idea how to change this to lowercase?

    Precisely what I was looking at via Firebug. You’ve been on the right track all along, btw.

    I found that I couldn’t override any of it, so as far as I can tell from the outside, CSS changes are a non-starter. The theme’s $%$%$ code generating the Flash crap is apparently doing its own overrides. So geek required to dig into the theme code unless there are admin settings for that theme.

    Sorry. Your theme coder screwed you there. The only thing I can suggest (apart from hiring someone to go spelunking in that code) is to see if that theme has a support forum, or maybe you can reach the developer directly. Of course, you could also try another theme.

    Good luck.

    Thanks for the help!
    I did end up getting it to work – I searched around the code and just ended up deleting stuff and then putting in a new font – it worked – so that’s all that matters! lol!

    Good show! Glad I helped a little bit, and your willingness to investigate and poke around is admirable! I wish others were like you. 🙂

    maybe you put
    new tags before the php code that calls the title of your website …
    example is ..

    <div id=”upper”> <php? blablabalabla?> </ div>

    so you have to change the css code for upper div tag ..

    sorry if my english bad

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