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Post Author Comment Color

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  1. I have been looking for this for awhile, but have not yet been able to find a satisfactory resolution. So maybe the brainy people here can help.

    I am looking for a way to change the author comment color to what it is in Thematic. (I use Acamas, which uses bland gray color, while Thematic has a nice and easy to distinguish yellowish color.)

    I thought it might be in the stylesheet and found this:

    #respond {
    background:#E9E9E9;
    border:1px solid #C7C7C7;
    margin:0 0 21px 0;
    padding:21px 20px;

    ...but when I changed the background, it affected the field where you enter your comment. I poked around a bit more, changing this or that, but never was able to find exactly what I needed to achieve the desired effect.

    Can I override something in Acamas, enabling the Thematic comment options to take over? Or is it a matter of just adding a bit of code here of there?

    Thanks in advance for all of your help!

    I just took a look at Thematic and noticed I am actually referring to the replies in the threaded comments. They are yellowish in Thematic, but gray in Acamas. Can I have a 'regular' author comment color, then have the replies as they are in Thematic (the yellowish color)?

    Hope that makes sense!

    Takuin - Tokyo - Japan

    Posted 4 years ago #
  2. Hi,

    remove

    #comments-list li.alt {
        background:#fff;
    }

    and add

    #comments-list li.bypostauthor {
    background:#FFFFCC;
    }

    Cheers,

    Chris

    Posted 4 years ago #
  3. Chris,

    I just changed the code you mentioned and it worked! Thanks for your help.

    I have a question, though. What would happen if I put BOTH of the above mentioned snippets into the stylesheet?

    Posted 4 years ago #
  4. If it is below the #comments-list li.alt all author comments will have the yellow background. If it is above the #comment-list li.alt it'll mix it up. One part will have the yellow background the other part a white background.

    Cheers,

    Chris

    Posted 4 years ago #
  5. I am having similar styling errors! Some of my comments are coming in with a yellow background (not sure how this happened as I didn't touch the code!). I would like to turn off the alternating coloring that is happening with the comments in Thematic, but I would still like the option to change the background color of the comments. Altering the CSS for "#comments li" or "#comments li.alt" works but not in the way I would like. The issue is that it colors the comments properly for comments on the test posts that come with the Wordpress install, but on any new posts I have written is where the color gets all messed up. I have set both "#comments li" and "#comments li.alt" to a pink color, so on the old posts all the comments have the pink, on the new posts the comments alternate between the pink and this mysterious yellow!

    Posted 4 years ago #
  6. Never mind... so sorry I just solved my own problem! I had no clue the post author's comments came through in yellow in Thematic! I am completely new to Wordpress, coding, and Thematic! The code snippets above worked perfectly! Thank you!

    Posted 4 years ago #
  7. Eva
    Member

    Is there any way to switch off the highlighting of comments by the post author and make them look just like normal comments?

    Posted 3 years ago #
  8. Eva
    Member

    Update: I got an answer here.

    Posted 3 years ago #

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