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Hiding Title in Manifest Theme

  1. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    Hello,

    I hid the site title using this CSS:

    #searchform,#site-title {
    display:none;
    }

    Two questions:

    1. The title is no longer clickable to get back to the home page. Is there a way to change that?

    2. When you visit a page, the sub-page menu remains visible, which enters into the header area (now blog title) and looks funky. It's not usual for a sub menu to stay visible when you visit a page. Is this the way the theme is designed or a glitch. You can look at my about page to see what happens.

    I'm at http://alwayswellwithin.com

    Thanks so much! Sandra

    The blog I need help with is alwayswellwithin.com.

  2. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    Here's a third question.

    Alternatively, if I want to skip the header and just change the font of the site title, could you tell me the CSS for that? I didn't find a mention of the site-title in the theme CSS.

    Thanks, S

  3. There is a convoluted way of doing it where you put a transparent PNG image the same size as your header image into a text widget and link it to your main page. Then you size the widget (by ID# to the exact size of the image and use position absolute to move it up and over the top of your header image.

    Otherwise, no.

  4. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    Yes, that's sounds very complicated! I'll forget that. :) I have a home link in the nav bar so people don't get stuck on a sub page. Thank you very much, Richard.

  5. You are welcome Sandra.

  6. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    Hi ~ In case that wasn't clear above, when I use this nothing happens to the color:

    #site-title {
    color:#B0171F;
    }

    Any ideas about that? Am I doing something wrong?

    And I don't see anything in the original CSS that refers to the site-title, what the font and font-size are. I can get the font to change using this, for example, but I don't want to make changes without knowing what the original was...

    #site-title {
    font-family: xyz;
    }

    Thanks for any help you can offer.

    Be well!

  7. The menu thing is the way it is designed, but staff need to move the tagline down so that the menus do not cover it up.

    The site title color is set here:

    h1 a:link, h1 a:visited {
    color: #000000;
    }

    The hover styling is set here:

    h1 a:hover, h1 a:active {
    color: #000000;
    text-decoration: underline;
    }

    The font style is inherited from "body." If you want to change just the site title, use this

    #site-tltle {
    font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
    }

    And of course substitute whatever you want for the font family.

  8. Also if you want to move the tagline down a little, this should do it.

    #site-description {
    padding-top: 10px;
    }
  9. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    That all works perfectly, including moving the site description down the perfect amount. Thank you. Does H1 always refer to the site title?

  10. Generally yes, the site title (if the designer follows best SEO practices) will be an h1. Search engines rank them by importance with h1 being the most important. Some older themes can have things like "site-title" where they just specify all font parameters (size, family, etc.) and then use that. But that is not good for SEO. All the themes here have been updated to the new way though.

    And... you are welcome. The site is looking very good. I like that theme.

  11. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    Thanks for the info. That helps a lot to know since I've been looking for "site-title" - totally behind the times!

    Thanks for your positive words on the way the site looks. I have it the way I want now with the color of the blog title changed (no longer hiding the title) and a header I like. So I will appreciate this CSS; just what I needed. I'm a very satisfied customer and am done with fussing for the moment. Thank you!

  12. It can still be "site-title" but it will generally be specified as an h1 for SEO purposes.

    You are welcome, glad you are happy and it does look nice.

  13. alwayswellwithin
    Member

    Hello Theme Team!

    There are two small glitches with the Manifest Theme that I'm not able to report to staff because your are off for the weekend! And, I'm away next week so I can't wait until July 25th.

    They are:

    1. As indicated above, the sub-menu remains visible when you visit a page and covers half the tag-line when you don't have a header.

    2. On the post page for an aside, there's a line that runs across sitting right on top of the author byline. That doesn't look right.

    You can see this here: http://alwayswellwithin.com/2011/07/22/people-are-working-for-you-in-every-moment/

    P. S. I didn't move the tagline down since I'm using a header now so that's not the problem.

    I'm at http://alwayswellwithin.com

    Thanks for tweaking these to make the theme perfectly perfect.

    All the best to you.

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