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Narrower blockquotes

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>

Or this way:

<div style="padding-left:30px;padding-right:24px;">
<blockquote>BLOCKQUOTE TEXT HERE</blockquote>

In both cases the numbers are just examples – you can change them.

(You can also style your blockquotes any way you like – see this post plus the posts it links to.)

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4 thoughts on “Narrower blockquotes

  1. Can We change the height size?? so the content inside blockquote can be scrolled down? sorry for my bad english.
    Thank you very much

    Posted by noobbgodlike | August 5, 2010, 14:34
  2. Sure we can. Try changing this:


    to this:

    <blockquote style="height:120px;white-space:pre-wrap;overflow:auto;border:1px solid #ccc;padding:10px;">

    Then link to the page in question so I can see if it’s ok or if it needs any changes. Of course you can change the height number or the border color.

    Posted by Panos | August 5, 2010, 15:03
  3. Thank you very much. It works like wonder. :D

    Posted by noobbgodlike | August 6, 2010, 01:57
  4. @noobbgodlike: You’re welcome!

    Posted by Panos | August 6, 2010, 13:08


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