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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> </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 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) [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) [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 HERE] • Poll shortcode: [polldaddy poll=NUMBER HERE] • Audio player shortcode: [1] [audio URL … Continue reading


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