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Katmoody Aug 8, 2011 10:24 AM

Trying to center align smaller header image`
 
Hello -
I might change the header image around if I have to, but assumed this was a relatively easy fix. I've been wracking my brain without much success though. *sniffs*
My problem - I was able to get my clickable header image up in the header area *YAY* because a search of the forum showed me a great and easy way to do this. BUT I can't seem to get the image to center on my page! It is a smaller width (around 900 px) than the minimum (set to 1000 px) or the maximum fluid width (set to 1250 px). I can't get it to Center using the header styling area at all.
I figure this is such an easy fix - can you help me?
By the way I ADORE this theme and have been able to talk several other folks into using it when they saw how much I've been able to retool my site using it. Thanks so much for all the hard work you all do to help us have greater control over how our sites look!
Katrina "Kat" Moody

to see the site and see what I mean: http://www.katscafe.org

Thanks again!
:confused:

juggledad Aug 8, 2011 12:07 PM

Looks like it is centered now and the page size is fixed. Did you make some changes?

Katmoody Aug 8, 2011 01:09 PM

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Originally Posted by juggledad (Post 70415)
Looks like it is centered now and the page size is fixed. Did you make some changes?

Yeah - I just figured it out before you post - but still having trouble doing a basic image map in the sidebar - is there a reason it won't work off the bat that you know of?

I wanted to make sure the site was working on some other browsers before I posted it back here. But I finally just put the <center> and </center> in the code ... I just thought that the <center> was depreciated for some reason?

Thanks again. Do you have any ideas on the sidebar?

Kat

juggledad Aug 8, 2011 02:15 PM

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. Do you have any ideas on the sidebar?
umm...what is the question?

Katmoody Aug 8, 2011 03:49 PM

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Originally Posted by juggledad (Post 70418)
umm...what is the question?

Sorry - thought I had said something *blushes* I wanted to include an image map on my chalkboard image I have in the sidebar:
http://www.katscafe.org but when I tried to do it, it didn't work. I can't get a clickable link. I was wondering if you had any ideas what the problem might be - I'm pretty sure the code is fine, as I triple-checked it. But I'll be checking it again here shortly. :-) Thanks
Katrina

juggledad Aug 8, 2011 05:18 PM

might want to play with it'sz-index

Katmoody Aug 8, 2011 07:41 PM

z-index?

I temporarily attached it to the end of my main header and used the fix to use the image map for the whole thing. It works, for now, but I would like to be able to do an image map in the sidebar eventually. If you could explain what the z-index is after you've dealt with more pressing cases perhaps I can go from there. There is no rush as I have fixed it temporarily.

Thanks again for all your hard work!
Kat

juggledad Aug 8, 2011 07:54 PM

The z-index causes a layer to stack above another layer - take a read at http://www.w3schools.com/cssref/pr_pos_z-index.asp

Katmoody Aug 9, 2011 02:37 PM

Thanks so much! I have to say you guys have been so friendly I have slowly been learning tons after I switched over to this theme! I love it! Thanks for all your hard work and I'll be studying on the link!

Kat

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Originally Posted by juggledad (Post 70431)
The z-index causes a layer to stack above another layer - take a read at http://www.w3schools.com/cssref/pr_pos_z-index.asp



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