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  • Resolved Juliecf



    I’ve created a child theme voor twenty eleven and managed to make a lot of changes.
    However, I’m stuck on the following: there is a lot of space between my navigation bar and my text.

    I’ve added the following code to my child style file:

    ‘ .hentry {
    padding: 0em 0 0;

    and it has moved up the text a little bit, but as you can see in this picture it hasn’t moved up all that far and now the ‘edit’ button collides with the title.

    The website is


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  • esmi


    Forum Moderator

    Try using Firefox with the Firebug add-on for this kind of CSS work.

    Moderator Andrew Nevins


    Excellent progress so far, Juliecf.

    Try displaying none the hgroup (as you don’t have anything in the heading group);

    header hgroup {
     display: none;

    Then remove the absolute positioning on the navigation;`

    #access {
     position: static;

    For future occurrences of these CSS-specific issues, consider posting in a CSS-specific forum or using the Firebug tool Esmi pointed out.

    Thanks Andrew,

    that workes just fine! I’ll start working with firebug:)

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