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Narrower blockquotes

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In some themes, regular blockquotes show up with little or no indenting. If you wish to make the blockquote column narrower, you can do it this way (in the html editor): <div class="aligncenter" style="width:85%;"> <blockquote>BLOCKQUOTE TEXT HERE</blockquote> </div> o Or this way: <div style="padding-left:30px;padding-right:24px;"> <blockquote>BLOCKQUOTE TEXT HERE</blockquote> </div> o In both cases the numbers … Continue reading

Formatting text pt. 2: indents and blockquotes

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Multiple spaces Pressing the space bar repeatedly won’t do; you need the html code for a space (in the html post or page editor, of course): &nbsp; This can be used several times in a row, with or without a regular space after each repetition. But watch out: in the post or page editor … Continue reading

Changing the default positioning of shortcode objects (pt. 2)

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [Updated April 2013.] [Pt.1 here; pt.3 here.] Poll or gallery with wrap-around text <div style="float:left;margin-right:22px;"> SHORTCODE HERE </div> Example: Obviously the code above is for poll or gallery to the left, text to the right: you can use “float:right” and “margin-left” if you want it the other way. And you can adjust the vertical … Continue reading

Shortcode objects and changing their default positioning (pt. 1)

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [Updated April 2013.] [Pt.2 here; pt.3 here.] Several types of objects are embedded in a post or a page via what WP calls shortcodes. Among others – • Youtube shortcode: [youtube=URL HERE] • Vimeo shortcode: [vimeo NUMBER HERE] or [vimeo http://vimeo.com/NUMBER HERE] • Poll shortcode: [polldaddy poll=NUMBER HERE] • Audio player shortcode: [1] [audio URL … Continue reading

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