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[SOLVED] How to delete space between h3 post header and post excerpt in List Category

Old Aug 16, 2010, 01:20 AM
New WordPress Fan
141 posts · Jul 2010
I would like to delete the space between the h3 post header and the post excerpt text in posts listed by the List Category Posts Plugin.

At CSS Inserts, I have tried all sorts of selectors (e.g. 'ul.lcp_catlist li') to try to remove padding underneath these headers, but no luck.

Does anyone have a suggestion?

Using Atahualpa 3.5.1, WordPress 3.0
Site: www.HelpingYouCare.com/blog (problem on front page)

Many thanks-
Old Aug 16, 2010, 07:19 AM
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23,765 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
That space is there because the plug-in is putting a <p>...</p> around each item in the UL which is the post title/link and excerpt. What you should do is edit the plugin and add a <br /> after the title's link
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Old Aug 17, 2010, 11:34 PM
New WordPress Fan
141 posts · Jul 2010
Thank you very much, Juggledad! I am new at this, so would appreciate it if you could be a little more specific.. When I find the <p>...</p> code in the Plugin (template file?), what should I replace the <p>...</p> with? With <span>...</span><br />?

Many thanks!
Old Aug 18, 2010, 08:08 AM
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10,176 posts · Jul 2009
Central New York State USA
I am not real clear on what you are trying to do but how about adding this to ATO>Add HTML/CSS Inserts>CSS Inserts?
HTML Code:
.column-sect {margin-top:-20px !important;}
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Old Aug 20, 2010, 12:12 AM
New WordPress Fan
141 posts · Jul 2010
Thank you lmilesw and Juggledad!

Similar to what Juggledad suggested, I have solved the issue (which was deleting spaces between the h3 header and text paragraphs in List Category Posts), by adding the following CSS Code at CSS Inserts:

ul.lcp_catlist li p {margin-top: 0;}

lmilesw, I think your suggestion would have worked to fix the other problem I had, which was deleting extra space above .column-sect. (Unfortunately, had to quit using the Columnize Plugin, though, because it was incompatible with others I am using.)

Many thanks to both of you for your help!


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