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Change font color

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  • #9386
    jmucalov
    Participant

    Hi there,
    How do I change the main font color? Right now, it’s a mid-grey. I’d like to make that darker, closer to black. I’m talking about the font color for most of the main text, eg., posts, home page,etc.
    I can’t give you my site yet as I’m still live with another theme. But I’ve bought Akita, with the intention of switching my existing site over to this theme.
    I’ve been playing around with the font I want, but I think they all look a little too light.
    Is it just a little code that I’d stick at the end of the Editor? (I’m working in a Child Theme, so guess I’d just stick it in that CSS.??)
    Thanks!
    Janice

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  • #9387
    Jason Bobich
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    For CSS changes, it’s a good idea to use a tool like firebug or Google Chrome’s built-in developer tools to locate them and then put the overriding edits either in your child theme or in the “Custom CSS” option on your theme options page.

    For example —

    #main { color: #000; }

    Also, here’s a helpful tutorial on how to use Firebug – http://vimeo.com/20917974. The only thing I’d suggest not doing is actually making edits to the theme’s CSS files, as it shows at the end of that video. However, the video serves as a good introduction to Firebug and how it can be used to find what CSS is effecting certain areas of your site without ever digging around in any files.

    #13063
    tina99
    Participant

    I added that little piece of code to the appearance > theme options > scroll down to the bottom > Custom CSS and that worked perfectly to change the main font color throughout the site. Thank you.
    #main { color: #000; }

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