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Customizing my drop down menu

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  • Started 3 years ago by rwheeler
  • Latest reply from helgatheviking
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  1. rwheeler

    I am trying to figure out how to make a change on my drop down menu. THe menu is located at I want the drop down menu to have a white background with a grey stroke with rounded corners. Here is a link to a image of what I am trying to achieve: How can I accomplish this? How can I remove the vertical border on the left of About? I only want the divider line between each menu item, not at the very beginning to very end.

    Also, I am totally new to php and and finding it hard to figure anything out in creating a business website for my wife using WordPress. Is Thematic a good theme for this or should I just be starting with the basic twenty eleven theme for this sort of use?

    Any help is greatly appreciated.


    Posted 3 years ago #
  2. here is my mega thread on everything related to menus:

    there is a section devoted to CSS for the menu, called styling the beast

    thematic is a great theme to work with and you can build anything with it. but honestly if you are totally new to PHP, there is going to be a steep learning curve. it is exactly like learning a new language, you won't be good at it overnight.

    Posted 3 years ago #
  3. rwheeler

    Thanks Helga. Any advice on the best way to learn PHP?


    Posted 3 years ago #
  4. in the trenches? i wish i knew the shortcut, but i can only think that a lot of painstaking trial and error is what you'll learn from it. that coupled with an obsessive streak to iterate until you get a solution. oh and lots of googling.

    Posted 3 years ago #

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