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Using XF Page css

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Morgain, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. Morgain

    Morgain Well-Known Member

    I was excited to re read Brogan's Page templates because his Alternative Headings template displays the category container bars which I like very much.

    However my category bars are customised
    with individual different colour gradients + title font colour + and an image graphic on the left using a background image.
    This is all done in EXTRA.css with code snippets from Jake Bunce.
    See my forums list http://www.housemorgain.co.uk/forumxf

    I have created a test page to try to get one test category bar to show up using Brogan's code for the bar and Jake's css.
    Well I have the image floating around - and a standard XF category header bar courtesy of Brogan (thank you). That's all so far.
    Here's how it will look when it's right.

    PART 1 fix I tried without success to make the title link show blue font
    color: 3333ff;
    size: 4pt;
    background-color: ccffff;
    Is size 4pt like font size 4?

    Anyway I tried to link to that by putting this code in the divs around the target area.
    <div class="cat_gossip">

    PART 2 fix -colour of title
    In the code (view source) in the <style> list I have placed the snippet I have in EXTRA.css which make the bar a blue gradient.

    /* Category strip color */
    .nodeList  .node_16  .categoryStrip
        background-color: #8AB5F2;
    PART 3 fix - the graphic
    This is the code snippet I have in EXTRA.css which adds the graphic.
    (I'll cope with imagepaths later please? This long URL works OK for the forums list.)

    /* Category image */
        background-image: url('http://www.housemorgain.co.uk/forumxf/styles/default/xenforo/widgets/cat-web2.png');
        float: left;
        width: 40px;
        height: 40px;
        margin-right: 5px;
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The curly is wrong. And you need a hash before those color codes. And I think you want "font-size":

    color: #3333ff;
    font-size: 4pt;
    background-color: #ccffff;
    Morgain and Shelley like this.

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