archives

Background color

This category contains 7 posts

The customizer and other settings/options

What the tool does, what to do if it doesn’t work, and why you should do it anyway.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Overriding default table colors

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In most wordpress.com themes, when you create an html table the background of each cell is transparent unless you specify otherwise. But in a few of the newer themes (Autofocus, Beach, Bold Life, Clean Home, Dark Wood, Esquire, Motion, Mystique, Nuntius, Parament, Retro-fitted, Strange Little Town, Titan, Triton Lite), tables have a colored background … Continue reading

Sticky posts and their appearance

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ On your main posts page, recent posts are normally displayed in reverse chronological order (latest at the top). A sticky is a post that overrides this order: no matter what its date, it will show up above the most recent post. The option is found if you click the “Visibility” tab in the Publish … Continue reading

Background and tables in Dark Wood

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Dark Wood is the latest addition to wp.com themes. Most notable feature: it allows you to upload a background image (without resorting to html workarounds that, as we’ve been threatened, will soon be blocked). Not as good as it sounds, though: your choices will be extremely limited, because of the theme’s color palette. (Examination … Continue reading

Vigilance: further color changes

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [Update June 3, 2010: WP just made various changes to Vigilance; codes below updated accordingly.] Background to sticky post A sticky post in Vigilance is visually differentiated by adopting the color you’ve set for borders (under Appearance > Vigilance Options) as its background; if you’ve set no hex number for borders, you get a … Continue reading

Background color to text

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ For a block of text enclosed in a colored background (like the example below), you can use this code (in the html post or page editor, or in text widgets): <div style="padding:12px;background-color:#HEX HERE;line-height:1.4;"> TEXT HERE </div>   For palettes and hex color codes see the Hex Hub. Padding = space around text; “line-height” may … Continue reading

Color customisable themes

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ 1. General option (in Appearance > Background) You can change the background color or upload a background image in all themes except the following ones: Beach, Brand New Day, Duotone, Elegant Grunge, Esquire, Freshy, Fusion, Garland, Greenery, Greyzed, Iceburgg, Kubrick, Manifest, Monotone, Ocadia, Ocean Mist, Prologue, Redoable Lite, Solipsus, Spring Loaded, Sunburn, Sweet Blossoms, … Continue reading

Author

author's avatar panos (justpi)

 Subject Index

Announcement 22/03/2012: After WP's latest move, this blog will no longer offer active support and assistance. The blog will remain online but commenting on older posts has been disabled.
✶ All theme-related posts are updated up to and including theme 189 in this list, but will not continue to be updated.

Stats

  • 3,766,089 views
  • Views per month:
Safari Icon Firefox - Never Internet Explorer
Note: if you see ads on this site, they are placed by WordPress, not me.
wpbtips.wordpress.com
Mostly on themes, formatting, coding, tweaks and workarounds.
Based on or springing from my contributing in the wp.com forum.
Theme-related posts constantly updated
Premium themes and Annotum not included
Advertisements