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Pinterest Button CSS Help....Overlooking Something Simple?


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Old Mar 17, 2013, 07:07 AM
theadventurebite
 
136 posts · May 2010
Pinterest Button CSS Help....Overlooking Something Simple?

Hey Guys,

I'm sure I must be overlooking something super simple here.

Here's the deal, I'm using the Pinterest Button For Images plugin which floats a little pin me button over each image.

But I have set up my CSS to automatically center my images unless I specify it not to. I did this with a CSS insert like so:

Code:
padding: 5px;
border: none;
display: block; 
margin-left: auto;
margin-right: auto;
This plugin doesn't seem to be recognizing that at all though so it is floating the image over where it thinks the image should be (left aligned) because it doesn't have a center align command in each image link.

I'm thinking perhaps I need to add another section of CSS to this code in the plugin but I'm a little stumped on where to start.

This is the bit of CSS in the Pinterest plugin that I am working with:

Code:
.pibfi_pinterest {
	position: relative;
	display: block;
}

.pibfi_pinterest .xc_pin {
	width: 64px; height: 64px; /* Please note that the button is 80px x 50px. If you use a different size button, change this */
	background-image: url('ppibfi_button.png'); background-repeat: none; /* This is the buttons image. Image can be found in the plugin folder */
	position: absolute;
	display: block;
	top: 5px;
	margin-left: -1px;
	opacity: 0;
	cursor: pointer;
	display: none;
}
.pibfi_pinterest img.left + .xc_pin {
	margin-left: 0;
}
Many thanks for any tips!
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 11:31 AM
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23,667 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
what is the URL pointing to the issue?
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 12:22 PM
theadventurebite
 
136 posts · May 2010
Www.theadventurebite.om/food
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 03:20 PM
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juggledad
 
23,667 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
The element
HTML Code:
<span class="xc_pin" onclick="pin_this(event, 'http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=http://theadventurebite.com/best-quiche-recipe/&media=http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8377/8529567416_bbb832731f_z.jpg&description=Best Quiche Recipe')" style="display: block; left: 586px;"> </span>
has some in-line CSS which takes precidence. If you want to change the 'left', you'll need to add '!important' to it.
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Last edited by lmilesw; Mar 17, 2013 at 07:48 PM.
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 07:36 PM
theadventurebite
 
136 posts · May 2010
I see that, I'm not entirely sure what to do with it though.

This is the code within the PHP that is calling that:

Code:
<span class="pibfi_pinterest">
		<img%1$ssrc="%2$s.%3$s"%4$s>
			<span class="xc_pin" onclick="pin_this(event, \''.
			$pinterest_base_url.
			'?url='.esc_url($post_url).
			'&media=%2$s.%3$s'.'&description='.$post_title.'\')">
			</span>
		</span>';
I'm not entirely sure where it is picking up that style code as well as the width of what it thinks the images are....the 586px is not the width of the images they are 640x480.
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Old Mar 18, 2013, 03:37 AM
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23,667 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Are you trying to float the pintrest button so it is centered on the image?
when I look at teh site, the image is centered and the pintrest button is at the top right
have you asked the plugin author about the inline CSS?
and exactly which pintrest plugin are you using? (url)
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Last edited by juggledad; Mar 18, 2013 at 03:47 AM.

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