October 1, 2013 / 312 views / CSS | Themes

Working With Z-Index In CSS

In CSS, z-index is the order of appearance of one layer over the other, the higher the z-index the higher priority of the layer above the lower z-index displays. For example, on my theme, I made header to be fixed with z-index:9999 and my shadowbox overlay z-index:999 . So, on a small display like 1024×768, […]

October 11, 2012 / 1,344 views / Themes | Windows

IE8-9 Do Not Wrap Long Text CSS Fix

Our modified theme has problem with ie 8-9 as always, this time it’s the long text NOT wrapping inside the content body. add =” word-wrap: break-word;” or “word-break:break-all;”  in css at the content. .post_wrap { clear:right; } .post { float:right;width:88%; z-index:3; position:relative; } .post_content { background:#dfffdc; margin:0 38% 0 0; padding:20px 2%;color:#14000;font-size:.9em;word-wrap: break-word;} It’s fixed […]

September 18, 2012 / 1,135 views / Themes | Tips And Tricks | WordPress

Add Shortcodes To Sidebar

Since WordPress is php based, in order to use shortcodes on the sidebar or anywhere on the theme, we have to use echo. <h2><?php echo do_shortcode(‘ catlist categorypage=yes excerpt=yes excerpt_size =255)]’); ?></h2> This is the shortcodes for catlist to list related posts in the same category on the sidebar for my single.php that I’m designing […]

September 11, 2012 / 938 views / Themes | WordPress

Re-sized Images Fail To Display On WordPress

I change and modify themes once in a while when I found some nice lay-out themes. Some themes cause my re-sized images NOT to display as the sizes defined in the editor WYSIWYG. It’s the CSS problem.      Open the css file and look for “.post img”, there are 2 settings can cause this problem. […]

August 25, 2012 / 1,121 views / Themes | WordPress

Add Excerpts To WordPress Main Page

I like mono-lab themes, but none of them has excerpts built-in to list posts with excerpts on the main blog page. I found some codes that actually will work with any themes that don’t have excerpts functions at all. WordPress has built-in excerpts function, but the theme has to call it out to use. Depends […]

August 19, 2012 / 2,326 views / Themes | WordPress

Create A Home Button In WordPress

I think it’s a good practice to have a home link button at the end of every page for readers to get back to the main page. Create a graphic button or download the free icon on the net: 1 for main and 1 for hover. If there is only 1 image, just use Paint.net […]

November 4, 2011 / 832 views / Themes

Theme Edit

Techozoic Theme When we browse through all the themes for our blogs, we always have something in mind, we like the 3 columns, fluid (auto) width to fit all types of screen resolutions and all functions included in the theme (skin). We like Techozoic theme the best (you can see it on the footer) and […]