PLEASE HELP – Formating all messed up

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  • #838701

    willybmum
    Member

    Hi All –

    Can somebody please help me with this? My formatting on my blog is suddenly, of a few hours ago, all messed up. If you look at my site you will see that one of the topic headers is in my right side bar, this is where I had widgets (blogroll, archives etc). I cannot see anything in the right hand side anymore. As you scroll down the size of my posts have also increased. I have tried many things to fix but nothing is working. Any help is appreciated.

    Libby

    The blog I need help with is willybmum.wordpress.com.

    #838808

    willybmum
    Member
    #838810

    timethief
    Member

    The reason your sidebar has fallen and is displaying below your posts and some fonts are large is either due to (1) copying and pasting or (2) it can also be a result of importing text containing invalid HTML. If you have been copying and pasting text from elsewhere without using either icon 5 or icon 6 in Row 2 of the visual editor this is the result. Typically this is caused by an open HTML tag or corrupt HTML (eg. microsoft WORD is not web compliant).

    Go to Settings > Writing and select “ ___ WordPress should correct invalidly nested XHTML automatically” and then scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

    Now, starting with your latest post, open it in the editor, make one minor change such as adding a space and then deleting it, and then click “Update Post.” Check your blog and see if it is back to normal.

    #838839

    willybmum
    Member

    First of all, thank-you so much for taking the time to answer me. It is much appreciated.

    I did all that you said to do and it is still not back to normal. I went into my settings and clicked the option for “WordPress should correct invalidly nested XHTML automatically” and then saved it. I also went back into my latest posting and added onto the second paragraph and then saved it.

    But, my blog is still not back to normal. Is there anything else that I can do?

    Libby

    #838841

    willybmum
    Member

    If this helps the only thing that I really copy and paste are links.

    #838843

    I am having the same problem at http://findingravity.com
    Somehow my theme is messed up, and my entire sidebar is at the bottom, no matter what theme I use or how often I try to restore it to original settings.

    #838844

    willybmum
    Member

    Okay, so thinking forward I made a small change in my last 5 Blog postings and Re-Saved them until it went back to normal.

    Once again, thank-you so much for your insight. I learnt a lot just now.

    Libby

    #838888

    jenia
    Member

    @willybmum: glad to hear you’ve sorted it out! I checked a couple of your posts and did not see anything off, if the issue reappears, please let us know and we can take another look.

    @findinggravity: I visited your website and it displays correctly for me. Were you able to find a fix? If not, what browser are you using and o what resolution is your screen set?

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