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Unfortunately, recent changes to LJ's backend have thrown up a quirk in relation to entries on my friends page (http://alyse.livejournal.com/friends)
Example - community:
I have a permanent account, and the theme I'm using is based on mixit. My custom layer, with all of the css code I've added, can be found here:
The original CSS (before I changed colour schemes, added my own header image and some other tweaks) can be found here: http://thefulcrum.livejournal.com/7
I haven't - to my knowledge - added anything to how users display other than replacing the user icon image. However, even taking that code out of the CSS override at the end doesn't fix the issue.
I've asked Support, but they're declaiming all knowledge and state that since I'm using custom CSS they can't help, and they won't even tell me what they might have changed in their code that I could even start looking for in the CSS. They may have a point about the CSS, though, as defaulting back to the mixit theme base doesn't cause the issue. But I'm at a loss, and I'm really hoping that some kind person - who knows more about how LJ code things - can help.
The full CSS code in a text box behind the cut, as I suspect it would be easier to grab and read from that than trying to read it on the user theme layer I linked.
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Can anyone help me edit my code? I'm trying to move the nav links and title/subtitle to different positions on my header. Is there a code I could use where I could adjust the number settings till I have each thing in the position I want. I'm still pretty new to CSS so I'm kind of lost here.
I'm using google chrome, the expressive layout, have a plus account, and am posting from the same journal I need help fixing.
though it's such a basic question ~
is it possible at all to add OWN classes/IDs?? ! IN THE CSS PANEL + ENTRY !
without to touch the layer - only HTML in the entry (i have 1 recurrent div or table i'd like to customize) and a corresponding css block in my sheet. because if i have to write the style inline for every div/table in the entry (a faq), it will fill my entry allowed space in no time, and give me a headache looking at its code.
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- Current Mood:frustrated
I had no problem whatsoever a while ago but latest LJ idiotic unwanted changes managed to create this problem for me.
It used to be only one layer of background picture, icon and text (username and community name or just the username) with my customized rose userheads underneath, now it looks like this pile of garbage.
WARNING: NSFW content on my LJ!
i noticed this yesterday, but it might have happened a while ago - i just didn't see it.
obviously, LJ (recently?) does resize images when they don't have BOTH width & height specified..?
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as far as i know, you can't override LJ css with user css so your entry html is respected again - but maybe i'm wrong?
- Current Mood:aggravated
Here's the CSS code we're using...
IN ACTION: http://doeeyedbecky.livejournal.com/?s2
We'd like the header image centered and the text below the header, not on it.
What are we doing wrong?!?
Making it "semi-transparent" just makes my eyes and head hurt.
I'm looking to change the background color of my posts/the inner box area. The main page background is fine, I just want the inner portion to be black or dark grey, with white text. I love reading off my phone at night and I'm sure a lot of other people do as well, so I'm hoping changing my journal to a more "night mode" look would make reading a little easier.
I have a paid account, and I'm using Minimal Blue.
This is all the CSS I'm using right now, for the header and such:
My LJ layout is perfect, but I'd like a sort of custom text above my entries, just below the header. Ideally it'd be an "about me | art tag | commissions" type linkbar. Is there any way I can just put some code in that'll add that?
If not, I'll happily just do it as a backdated stickypost, but I REALLY don't want to have a post with a date/subject/footer at the top(or bottom) of the page because I don't want it to be confusing. I don't want it to be mistaken as a journal entry, I'd like to use it simply as an extra custom text box. Is there any way to remove the date/subject from a sticky post?
Basically, I'd like exactly what THIS community has - a top post with no date and no footer and just sitting there looking pretty.
Thanks so much for any advice anyone can offer. I googled about removing dates from sticky posts but only came up with bloggish layout help :/
I'm trying to set up a new community: team_alpha. The community account is paid, and I'm working with the Red Label theme. I managed to add a header image, but my journal's title and subtitle are positioned right in the middle of it, obscuring the picture. Can someone please help me move them?
Also, is there a way to make the header image align with the entries column? I've figured out how to align the header image to the right edge of the entries column, and how to center it across the entire page, but if it's possible, I'd love for it to match up perfectly, no matter what size the browser window is.
If it helps, this is the custom CSS I'm using right now:
width: 671px; /* 950 */
Thanks for any insight you guys can give!
Is there a way to get my sidebar back?
I am using the minimalist green layout.
Here's the link to my journal: scratchingpost1
Here's my custom CSS:
Here's my custom theme layer:
I'm using Google Chrome, and layout #02, but this same problem occured when I was using the Nebula layout.
- Current Location:UK
- Current Mood:aggravated
The problem is that the location/music/mood metadata items have no type-specific classes, so there's no easy way to style them by type if you want to give them icons.
The general idea of the fix is:
1. Put your icon for music on
.lj currents li. Set it as bg image and add some padding to make room for it.
2. Put your icon for location on
.lj-currents .entryMetadata-content a(location is the only metadata that has an anchor afaik). You also need to add the following properties:
/* pseudocode */
background-color: [same colour as whatever bg is visible behind the element];
margin-left: [some negative number to pull your icon left if it's on the left of the text];
margin-right: [same as above, if your icon's on the right];
padding-left: [at least the width of your icon, if it's on the left];
padding-right: [same as above, if icon is on the right];
height: [at least the height of your icon];
So you're covering up the music icon with the location icon.
3. Do the same with the mood icon, except this time your selector is
.lj-currents .meta-mood-img. You/your users must be using a mood theme, or the element you need won't exist. Which moodtheme does not matter as you're hiding it anyway.
In that ruleset, replace the moodtheme icon with your own the same way you replace userheads: set width/height to 0, and add padding to accommodate your background-image.
You have to mess around finding correct padding/margin numbers for each item to get them to line up, but it seems to work. Let me know if you got any issues/improvements.
I'm a total rookie in expressive layouts and CSS codes, and my lj-english isn't perfect, so sorry for any stupid mistakes from my side.
My layout is Minimal Black in s2.
Problem is, after adjusting all names and quotes I tried to put some banner between line with links (friends, userinfo, archive) and header title. I use simplest code i found:
Unfortunately it put image behind other elements of header rather than beetween them. And because image is black and white, and so is header - whole thing become rather unreadable. I'm interested is there possibility to put banner image over header rather than behind it.
Thank you very much in advance for all help.
- Current Location:Poland, Łochów
- Current Mood:annoyed
1) If Expressive and Mixit are the same layout, why does it go by two names?
2) Does content ever appear in #footer? If so, what content, and how can I see it?
3) Where do I choose between the different column layouts described in this post?