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Changing the color & opacity of the comment entry box

  1. Hi!

    I have a number of senior readers with declining vision and the biggest complaint they tell me is that of the comment entry box, which defaults to a transparent dark gray with lighter gray text.

    Is there anyway I can change the comment entry box from the default colors to a totally opaque white box with either black or dark gray text?

    Thank you for any assistance you can provide.

    The blog I need help with is exploratorius.us.

  2. Hi @zeissler,

    Can you give this a try and see how it looks?

    .highlander-dark #respond #comment-form-comment textarea {
        color: black;
        text-shadow: none;
    }
    
    .highlander-dark #respond .comment-form-field.comment-textarea {
        background: white;
    }
    
    .highlander-dark #respond #comment-form-comment {
        background: none !important;
    }

    As you'll notice, the first CSS rule also removes the text shadow from the text in the comments box. I thought this might help making things more readable, but if you want to keep the shadow, you just have to remove "text-shadow: none;" from the code.

  3. That's awesome -- thank you very much! Avid is my preferred theme and I've been able to get around almost everything but that on my own.

    You can close the ticket. Thanks again!

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