When using the slider with the “background image and excerpt” option used, is it possible that I change it so the excerpt area doesn’t touch the edges of the photo? I’ll just give an example because it’s hard to explain.
Also, can I display the author name like they do?
Yes, it is.
How handy with CSS are you (or, how much are you willing to learn)? Poke around with Firebug to figure out how any website styles something and then you can
copyimitate it on your blog.
In the meantime, try adding this to your child theme style sheet or custom CSS:
background: none repeat scroll 0 0 #E3E3E3;
I’m on Chrome, so maybe I’ll install Firefox
Actually, you can do the same thing in Chrome: just right-click on an element and select “Inspect Element”. It’s pretty cool and you can learn tons
Also, adding that code put a white box over the excerpt.
That was a guess, since I didn’t know how you had your slider configured. Try
For the author issue, try
Not tested. YMMV.Mod
display:nonemeans that it won’t show up.
I am not good w/ CSS.
A little spring break homework, then?Mod
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