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Can I customise font, colours etc etc with CSS??

  1. Sorry if this is a stupid question but im new to this. All I really wanna do is change the color of my current theme and font size and styles. Can I do this with CSS upgrade??

    How easy is it??

    http://ldntimes10.wordpress.com is the gate. Have a look and feel free to give me any advice you can think of.

    Thanks alot.

    Ldn x10

  2. font size and styles are changeable with css. in the faq, it is recommended that you have knowledge of css before purchasing it as there is not much support for css.

  3. you can change a lot. it's easy to learn... e.g.

    text {
    font-size: 12px
    color: #990000
    border: 1px solid black
    }

    thats what it looks like. not too hard to edit...

  4. But learn it FIRST. Don't buy the upgrade until you know what you're doing with it. Posting to the forum going "how do I change this" is ineffective in the extreme.

  5. Play with the free preview and use that to decide whether you can achieve the effect you're looking for. Some styles are easier to work with than others.

  6. Let me add my opinion as one of the forum CSS monkeys:

    I (for one) am not here to do the heavy lifting for the CSS-clueless. The CSS upgrade requires you to have some basic understanding of this. By nannying we would encourage sloppiness, not proficiency.

    If I can tell from the question (I can, believe me) that someone got the basics, I'm more then ready to get onto the challenge

  7. Hey, I only got Custom Css earlier today and look at my blog!
    http://www.bomber2.wordpress.com
    Dont think im not any good just coz its a Club Penguin blog...
    Comment on my site if you want somthing i have!

  8. Can I add javascript to my blog without purchasing the CSS upgrade? Anybody know? I just realized that without the CSS upgrade, I can't put any code on my site to draw more traffic. Nor can I use site meter, or post images and whatnots. Is this so? I just began using WordPress today, so I'm a bit confused.

    Thanks.

  9. With or without the upgrade: You can't.

    CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is not JavaScript.

  10. I know the basics of HTML, and have loved playing around with it for a year or two. Recently I discovered WordPress, and love it! I've got a site using Andreas09 (by Andreas Viklund and Ainslie Johnson) stylesheet. Andreas09 is the general "look" I'm after, with one exception. I don't like the font & font size used in my daily posts. Last month, before all the changes went into effect, I was able to right-click my mouse, bring up the "Font" option, choose what I wanted (example: Helvetica 14), and bingo. Done. And I liked the look. Since the change went into effect, no more bingo.

    I did my homework. I purchased the CSS upgrade, went to the the stylesheet editor to change the font and size, and the flipping thing won't let me do what I want to do. What am I missing here?

    I understand that no one (especially deltafoxtrot) wants to nanny the clueless, but I don't think I fit in that category ... although the deceived don't know they are deceived, right? Anyway ... is there a key to opening the CSS door that I'm missing? Just give me the key, and I'm in and happy.

  11. @lowellq - If you mean the "flipping thing" won't let you edit or save, I can't help you.

    If you mean you need a bit of guidance, then download Firefox if you haven't already and install a FF extension called Firebug. It will let you inspect your theme's CSS and try some changes.

  12. Make sure that you're putting the changed code into the edit window. If you click on 'View Stylesheet' you can just do that - view it. You can copy bits of the code from there, edit them and put them in the editor. If you just want to change font and size, the easiest thing to do is just put these bits in the editor and make sure you have 'Add to existing stylesheet' checked.

  13. You're not of the whiney-kid-wasting-pocket-money kind.
    You can try this:

    .entry p{
    	font:14px Helvetica, "Helvetica Neue", Geneva, sans-serif;
    }
  14. dissfunktional
    Member

    I just found this on the web, and index of free tutorials, and it even generates code for you. It includes CSS. Dandy little site.

    http://www.ibdprince.com/

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