Support » Theme: Pilcrow » Longer drop down list from button on home page?

  • Resolved lkabor

    (@lkabor)


    Hi, does anyone know if there is a way I can show a longer drop down list on the home page with Pilcrow?

    On my site http://lisakaborycha.wordpress.com/ I need 16 chapters to appear on a drop down list from the second button (the one just to the right of Home)and I can only get 12 to appear, without scrolling down by hand. It would be great if it scrolled automatically.

    Any ideas?

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  • Moderator Kathryn

    (@zoonini)

    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    Hi lkabor – for help with WordPress.com, would you mind please posting over in the WordPress.com forums? These forums are for self-hosted WordPress installs only. Thanks!

    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/forum/themes

    lkabor

    (@lkabor)

    Hi Kathryn, I just managed to transfer my site to http://www.lisakaborycha.com so I am self-hosted now. Is there a way to solve this problem using the Pilcrow theme?

    Thanks

    Moderator Kathryn

    (@zoonini)

    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    Hi there, whether or not a user has to scroll in order to see your 16 submenu items depends on the size of their browser window and the resolution of their monitor. On my monitor, I don’t have to scroll, for example:

    http://cl.ly/image/150H3n0z3P3s

    You could certainly condense the height of each submenu item – it won’t guarantee a lack of scrolling, but it might help at some browser-window sizes.

    .sub-menu a {
         line-height: 30px !important;
    }

    An easy way to add custom CSS like this is to activate the Custom CSS module of your already-installed Jetpack plugin. This way, your CSS won’t be overwritten when you update the theme.

    Let me know how it goes!

    Hi Kathryn,

    My screen is large (15 1/2) and the drop down cuts off roughly at submenu item 13, so I expect that anyone with a screen this size would have the same problem.

    I will try what you suggest, however, should I be worried about losing my data in the process? Do I need to do anything special to back-up?

    Thanks!

    Lisa

    Moderator Kathryn

    (@zoonini)

    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    Hi Lisa, adding CSS to the Custom CSS module in Jetpack should not cause you to lose any data and there’s no need to back up. Let me know how it goes.

    Thank you so much Kathryn – it worked! You’re the greatest!

    Moderator Kathryn

    (@zoonini)

    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    My pleasure – glad that did the trick!

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