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  #1  
Old Jul 13, 2009, 03:44 PM
ggitchell
 
15 posts · Jul 2009
Style widget search box

Is it possible to style the widget search box? I want to match the box to the background and just have a border.

Last edited by ggitchell; Jul 16, 2009 at 10:09 PM. Reason: spelling
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Old Jul 14, 2009, 02:13 PM
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22,084 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.8.5 WP 3.8.x Atahualpa 3.7.x Safari 6.x Firefox 25 XP
in 3.4.x see ATO->Style & Edit HEADER AREA->Search box
in 3.x.3 see ATO->HEADER ->Search box
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Old Jul 16, 2009, 10:15 PM
ggitchell
 
15 posts · Jul 2009
I wanted the search box in the left sidebar so I used the widget. Edits to the original search box have no effect. Through posts I was able to see how to change the text within the box but not the background and border. Thanks for the help.
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Old Jul 17, 2009, 09:04 AM
ggitchell
 
15 posts · Jul 2009
I love to design and code drives me crazy...this theme seems to actually be teaching me code...Kudos! And I found the search box styling after much experimentation. I was nervous to touch the css.php file but by changing the percentages one by one I was able to style the box. Resolved.
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Old Nov 18, 2009, 08:31 PM
jakc
 
7 posts · Nov 2009
can you give some more details on how you solved this please?
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Old Nov 19, 2009, 10:35 AM
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22,084 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.8.5 WP 3.8.x Atahualpa 3.7.x Safari 6.x Firefox 25 XP
instead of changing the css.php, you should use a css insert. that way the change is stored in the database and will apply if you upgrade. By editing the code itself, you will have to make the change if you ever upgrade (you are keeping really detailed notes...right?)
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