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Thematic Asides

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  • Started 6 years ago by Elliot
  • Latest reply from SKH
  • This topic is resolved
  1. Hi everyone, I'm using Ian's Thematic theme for my blog and sometimes I like to post short little updates rather than long posts. On ThemeShaper he files these under 'asides' and their automatically formatted so on the blog they appear with a left border, no title, no date and no by _____. I would love to get this for my blog. Can anyone help me out with this please? Maybe provide me with some CSS code?

    Thanks, Elliot

    Posted 6 years ago #
  2. It was Andy Skelton (co-creator of The Sandbox) who came up with that one first.

    Although I currently use a somewhat modified technique …

    body.home div.category-asides * {
        display:inline;
    }
    body.home div.category-asides .entry-title,
    body.home div.category-asides .entry-meta,
    body.home div.category-asides .page-link {
    display:none;
    }
    body.home div.category-asides {
        margin:21px 0 42px 0;
        padding:0 0 0 59px;
        border-left:1px solid #e0e0e0;
    }
    body.home div.category-asides .entry-content {
        margin:0;
    }
    body.home div.category-asides blockquote {
        margin:0;
        font-size:13px;
        font-style:normal;
    }
    body.home div.category-asides .comments-link {
        margin:0 0 0 .125em;
    }
    Posted 6 years ago #
  3. SKH
    Member

    This was very helpful, along with Andy's post. Thank you for explaining how to do it.

    But is there any way at all, CSS or otherwise, to get <p> and <blockquote> elements to break properly? Apparently I'm too verbose to fit into one paragraph. Thank you for your time, and for the great theme.

    Posted 5 years ago #

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