Posts Tagged ‘css’

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Blog CSS annoyance

05/31/2009

I wanted to match my blog to my website, but to show custom css here, i have to pay $14.97 a year. That is totally frickin’ annoying and aggravating. 

I guess I can follow lgesin’s blog format and put a header at the top that I like that is reminiscent of my site, but I was hoping for better integration between blog and site.

So I picked a theme that has a dark blue gradient background and a very strange picture at the top. It looks like a steel whiffleball that has light shining through it. Bet it would hurt to be tagged out with that ball!

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Filled up the gap with kludge

05/29/2009

Very odd. When I define a border for the wrapper, it closes the gap.

I think that right now the footer is inside the wrapper but the header is not. I had followedsome crazy css to keep the footer at the bottom, but I think if I just stack all 3, then it will be at the bottom anyway.

Plus, there still isn’t enough included on each page that is similar. I need to put more in the includes.

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That separation is killing me.

05/28/2009

That separation on the homepage  is driving me insane. All the includes make it difficult to troubleshoot too. Thinking about completely redoing that. Have to get it working first!

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RSS Success

05/10/2009

Hooray! I did get the rss feed to pull from this blog and display on my site. A couple of minor changes and then that is done.

I converted the homepage to PHP and am using SimplePieto process. I still have to refine the CSS for the whole site, but at least it’s on the page, just with plain bullets. The other method that I tried were way too clunky, design-wise.

Next up, portfolio and featured project.