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[Resolved] How to get rid of title area?

  • Normally there would be a title in this area, but if I don’t want a title, how do I move my text up to take up that area? This is on a static front page. Attached is what I’m talking about:

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    Thanks for all your help 🙂

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  • In style.css editor, search for “.site-content”, then remove the margin:

    margin: 24px 0 0;
    margin: 1.714285714rem 0 0;
    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Make sure you do NOT edit theme files directly — use custom CSS plug-in — for example jetpack has it. Modifying theme files will cause you major problems down the road.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins

    @anevins

    Forum moderator

    I too would advise using a plugin, such as Jetpack that has Custom CSS functionality.

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Once you have the custom CSS set up, add this code to it:

    .site-header {
        padding: 0;
    }
    
    .site-content {
        margin: 0;
    }

    @phe.le

    I was about to do that, but then I read WPyogi’s post so I may hold off on that until I get the child theme set up or custom css plugin set up.

    @wpyogi

    Oh woops. I’m totally new to this. This is what I did:

    1) I have a parent theme (2012)

    2) I created a child theme of twentytwelve, and activated it, and then everything on the website became linear (I don’t know how to explain it). But basically it looked terrible in comparison. I figured what the heck, this website isn’t going to change much so I

    3) Reactivated parent theme

    4) Deleted child theme

    5) Everything went back to normal

    So how do I do custom css plugin?

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Install the jetpack plug-in and then you’ll have a Custom CSS section under appearances.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/jetpack/

    Ok, sorry for taking so long to respond. To install jetpack I had to make a blog on wordpress.com so I just made some blog that I’m never going to use and then connected it so I could install jetpack.

    Now that I have jetpack, how do I basically go to a clean slate twenty twelve and start over only editing the custom CSS?

    I’ve tried deleting twenty twelve theme from internal bluehost ftp client and then reinstalling another fresh copy of twenty twelve, but I’m still getting the same page. How can I start anew?

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Had you made any changes to files? Which ones? If only style.css, you should be able to replace that file only via FTP. Also, be sure that you have cleared and/or deactivated any caches on your site, server and browser.

    All of my edits have been directly to the twenty twelve theme (header, footer, etc) so I think it might just be best to redo the whole thing. I haven’t put much time into the content of the website yet, so I don’t mind.

    Could you tell me how to clear and/or deactivate caches on my site and server (bluehost)? I am going to do the browser cache right now.

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Unless you are using any cache plug-ins, you shouldn’t have any caches. I don’t know that bluehost uses them, but you might check if you are having problems getting everything cleared out.

    I’ve tried everything I can think of and can’t get it to reset to a “clean slate.” I don’t have any cache plug ins.

    What would be my next step to get everything deleted and restart?

    Btw, thank you for the continuing help 🙂 I really appreciate it!

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Are you sure that you are getting the same changed versions? Your content would still be visible on a new install – but the theme files would be back to the original versions. Can you look via FTP to see the dates on the files?

    Oh, well then how is the content there if I had originally put it in the parent theme?

    I know for certain that I deleted it and installed it less than an hour ago via filezilla

    WPyogi

    @wpyogi

    Forum Moderator

    Content is in the database, not theme files 🙂 ! (I know — it’s enough to drive you off the deep end sometimes to have all these confusing pieces.) So if you have a clean copy of the theme, activate jetpack and thne go to the custom CSS and try adding what I posted above.

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