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Modifying column widths

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  • #3246
    bwolfsohn
    Member

    Jason,

    Is it possible to modify the column widths in a double-sidebar layout ?
    I’ve tried custom css
    both:
    .double-sidebar #content (width:50%;}
    #main #content (width:50%;}

    tried with spaces and no spaces between the identifiers, but no luck so far..

    http://wordpress.gotfolk.com/

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  • #3257
    Jason Bobich
    Keymaster

    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.

    .double_sidebar #content { width:60.7%; }
    .double_sidebar .fixed-sidebar { width:16.65%; }
    1% + 16.65% + 1% + 1% + 60.7% + 1% + 1% + 16.65% + 1% = 100%

    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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