More tag keeps moving

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  • #1714592

    lucyd1978
    Member

    Hi, I use the more tag <!–more–> to show only an excerpt of my posts on the homepage. Since yesterday I’m having an issue when using the visual editor. If I add the tag then save the page, once it’s saved the tag has moved, either to the top of the paragraph or the bottom.

    If I am using the text editor and save in there then it doesn’t happen (though any subsequent saves using the visual editor will then move it).

    Thanks

    The blog I need help with is ontheluce.com.

    #1714676

    johnjronline
    Member

    Thank you for staring this Topic Lucyd1978, now I do not have to create a separate one, because I am also having problems with the More Tag since the Visual Editor got updated today, and here is my problem:

    I noticed today that the More Tag (http://en.support.wordpress.com/splitting-content/more-tag/) does not work like it used to since the Visual Editor got updated today.

    I almost always add the More Tag on a separate line double spaced after a sentence (usually the fourth sentence), but if I do that now my post will show an extra space where the invisible More Tag is; and so the spacing goes from Double Spaced to Triple Spaced or Quadruple Spaced.

    Was this change to the More Tag intentional or is this a bug?

    Thank you,
    -John Jr

    #1714775

    sylvandells
    Member

    John Jr.
    Catching up on our other contact before they block me from the forum …

    I did have some trouble with the More Tag after the Visual Editor Downgrade, but I think I can accommodate it easily, with no extra work. I want to experiment with it before committing.

    Meanwhile, the line of gray dashes is a silly downgrade, an unimprovement, from the solid line with a tag on it that we had before. It seems like they should be able to fix that.

    Back atchya soon. Got 300 ft. of snow to clear. (Long, not deep!)

    #1714776

    johnjronline
    Member

    @Balsamean

    Welcome Balsamean, yeah I read your latest comment there, but I doubt that you will get blocked/banned. ;)

    Anyway, today it seems that some of the problems with the More Tag may/might have been fixed, I recommend testing the More Tag again to see if you are still having problems or not. ;)

    I am not a fan of the gray dashes without a tag/name showing what it is, but hopefully they will adjust this soon.

    Also the Font Size in the Visual Editor for the Hemingway Rewritten theme is Super Small and hard to read and the Font does not match the Default Font or Font Size for the theme or the Default Font for WordPress (https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/hemingway-rewritten-theme-visual-editor-font-is-small-and-does-not-match?replies=4#post-1710339), is anyone else having this problem for/with the themes that you use?

    Good luck with the snow and have a nice day Balsamean :) ,
    -John Jr

    #1714778

    sylvandells
    Member

    I usually don’t like the default font in any theme. I put this html code in many posts:

    At the top of the post:
    [code]
    <div style="font-family:georgia; font-size:medium; color:black;">
    [/code]

    You can use size:large or small or x-large or x-small, even xx I think.

    Georgia is a nice, readable font.

    I cannot for the life of me get my head around this trend to use gray text (like right here). I only have human eyes. They don’t do stuff that is solely machine-readable.

    At the very bottom of the post:

    [code]
    </div>
    [/code]

    to end the div.

    NOTE: Either put this code in at the very start before you create the post, or wait until you’re finished, then add it. Depending on your theme it may behave better one way than the other, in that it may cause some trouble with paragraph and line breaks. So experiment before committing!

    If you create the post before adding the code, first copy the post to another temporary one before introducing the custom HTML code. I love backups! In the biz they used to call me the The Backup King.

    Don’t mean to insult anyone who already knows this. And I’ll greatly appreciate anyone offering a better way! (Now that we all have to become HTML coders.)

    Now back to outdoor earthen reality, where I am a much better person.

    #1714786

    sylvandells
    Member

    P.S.: just the stuff in the <angle brackets>, not the [square ones]. I put the [code] ones there because I didn't expect this editor to allow displaying html code without the [code] shortcodes around it. So ignore everything in the square brackets.

    It's always sumpthin.

    #1714787

    johnjronline
    Member

    @Balsamean

    I have question about that, I like the Font and Font Size of the theme, my problem is with the Font and the Font Sized used in the Visual Editor when typing my posts/pages when using this theme; will that HTML code change the Font and Font size while in the Visual Editor or only after it is published?

    -John Jr

    #1714788

    jackiedana
    Member

    I’ve addressed the More tag issue in this thread:
    https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/insert-read-more-tag-not-working?replies=11#post-1715988

    I am unable to reproduce any issues with it “moving”. If it is still an issue for any of you, could you please post in that thread for me, so I can keep all of the commentary in one place?

    I’ll let you continue to discuss other formatting issues here since it sounds like you’re making progress. :)

    And @balsamean, you’re welcome to post as much as you want in the forum, as long as it remains helpful and reasonable, even if you disagree with staff. So far I haven’t seen any reason why you wouldn’t be welcome to remain. :)

    #1714790

    johnjronline
    Member

    @jackiedana

    My More Tag problem seems to be fixed, but I would like the Font and Font Size problem in the Visual Editor when using the Hemingway Rewritten theme fixed.

    I already have a topic created about it (https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/hemingway-rewritten-theme-visual-editor-font-is-small-and-does-not-match?replies=4#post-1710339), but I am curious about if the developers think that this is a bug or if this is how they want the font and the font size to look in the Visual Editor when using the Hemingway Rewritten theme or not?

    Because this is probably the smallest and hardest to read font and font size that I have ever seen in the Visual Editor when using a theme, and even using the Zoom feature in Firefox only helps a bit; and I never need to use the Zoom feature on any other websites.

    Thank you,
    -John Jr

    #1714791

    jackiedana
    Member

    @johnjronline it would be best to follow the thread you linked, as Kathryn, who works with our themes, has already replied to you that they are looking into the issue. Posting about the issue in multiple threads just makes things more confusing for all of us. :)

    #1714792

    johnjronline
    Member

    @jackiedana

    Okay, I was just wondering, I will keep waiting and hope the developers let her/us know something; I know they are busy, but this is making harder to make posts and I have other topics where the developers never responded back days/weeks/months/a year later.

    Thank you,
    -John Jr

    #1714793

    jackiedana
    Member

    I understand. I can see the report was made but there has not been any action on it yet. I don’t have an estimate for when the developers will tackle this particular issue, but hopefully it will be resolved soon for you.

    #1714794

    johnjronline
    Member

    @jackiedana

    Thank you for the support Jackiedana, you actually made me feel better, keep up the good work. :)

    I think that many people forget that just a simple reply letting people know what is going on/et cetera can make a big difference, I wish more people would do this, because I think it would help make a lot more people at the forums feel happy/like they are being listened to/like their problems are being worked on/et cetera if someone would respond/update them sometimes so that they know that they are not forgotten. ;)

    -John Jr

    #1714795

    jackiedana
    Member

    Thanks. That’s our goal. :)

    #1714797

    johnjronline
    Member

    You are welcome. :)

    #1714800

    sylvandells
    Member

    Hi John Jr,

    I have question about that, I like the Font and Font Size of the theme, my problem is with the Font and the Font Sized used in the Visual Editor when typing my posts/pages when using this theme; will that HTML code change the Font and Font size while in the Visual Editor or only after it is published?

    I see you have the team working on this over in the new topic thread. So my toot is moot. But to answer your question, yes, HTML font tags inserted into the editor will (in my experience with themes I’ve used) translate into their intended display within Visual Editor. However, as you’d have guessed, they are going to define what font attributes will appear in the published post, too. Reading your other topic I see what your real concern is, and it looks like they’re trying to get it for you.

    What a concept. You want WYSIWYG! Wouldn’t that be nice!

    Best wishes!

    #1714801

    johnjronline
    Member

    @Balsamean

    Thank you for answering that Balsamean, I did not know that it would also show up in the Visual Editor as well, nice. :)

    Yeah, I would like either WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) or the default WordPress font (Opens Sans(?)) in a large enough font size like how the font appears on the Official WordPress.com News blog/website or simply for the font size to be large enough so that most people can read it comfortably .

    Anyway, I have taken up too much space on this topic, have a good evening everyone. ;)

    -John Jr

    #1714818

    sylvandells
    Member

    Info on more tag issues in WordPress.org bug tracing ticket:

    https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/27378

    This bug track ticket says the more tag bug was opened 3 weeks ago and last updated 6 days ago.

    #1714821

    johnjronline
    Member

    @Balsamean

    Thank you Balsamean for the link to that bug ticket.

    -John Jr

    #1714822

    sylvandells
    Member

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