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"Click to enlarge" Button

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  • #7824
    mhp
    Participant

    Hi Jason,

    Right now, using lightbox to display image enlargements and slideshows, I have the greying hover effect to indicate that the picture can be enlarged. Apparently, this is not obvious enough and I’ve been asked to add a button in the upper right corner of the clickable images (in addition to keeping the greying hover effect). What’s the easiest way to do this, preferably in CSS?

    Thanks, Mike

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  • #7834
    Jason Bobich
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    Yup, I’d say stick to CSS.

    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 edits either in your child theme or in the “Custom CSS” option on your theme options page.

    .element-slider .slide .image-link { ... }
    .element-slider .slide .image-link:hover { ... }

    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.

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