quoting (8 posts)

  1. todabeat
    Posted 10 years ago #

    i was just wondering... if you see here in

    nahright.com << on his post he has a quotes arounf actual quotes that the artist say. is that a plug-in or where is that feature?

  2. buybabygifts
    Posted 10 years ago #

    He probably does that with styling. Say he uses a blockquote tag and then he styles this blockquote to have a left border on them.

  3. drawyoursword
    Posted 10 years ago #

    But how do you achieve this effect?

  4. jwurster
    Posted 10 years ago #

    This is what the css looks like:
    blockquote {
    margin: 15px 30px 0 10px;
    padding-left: 20px;
    border-left: 5px solid blue;

  5. drawyoursword
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Do i have to insert the code into my CSS?

    Also when i log in and hit WRITE, how to i put that into my post? Is it a tag similar to Html?

    Thanks for your patience


  6. drawyoursword
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Can anyone tell me the tag to use quotes in blog posts?

    Sorry if its gone right over my head here


  7. alrescha
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Basically, you just need to modify your theme's style.css (WP2.0: Presentation > Theme Editor > style.css), find the blockquote style definition and modify accordingly—that is, adding in the border-left line between the curly brackets as shown above, or adding the whole blockquote stuff if there isn't already one.

    Note that there may be more than one blockquote style definition. You can just try each one until it shows correctly. Won't take much time. Although if you're interested in playing around with styles and making changes, sooner or later you're going to have to read up on CSS.

    Have a look at WordPress Codex, read the styling and theming sections. There should be pointers to CSS tutorials.

    You don't need to "use" it, as it is a style that gets tied onto all your blockquote tags. That's the beauty of style sheets.

    PS: If you use the WYSIWIG editor, then just use the "blockquote" icon as per normal. If you write your own html tags in your posts, then just write:

    Your quoted text.

  8. drawyoursword
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Alrescha thanks for your response, most helpful and cleared it up :)

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