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  • # September 7, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    Been adjusting margins and padding all night – and I give….How do I scoot the widgets apart just a bit and have the background color show through just like in this site:

    My site:

    # September 8, 2013 at 12:31 am

    Ok…let’s start.

    The widgets are all inside a div with id of sidebar which has a background color of white so that is the color that IS showing through.

    Assuming you mean that you want the light blue to show through, I would just change that white to transparent.

    I can’t find a specific line for this in a linked stylesheet so I am guessing its built into the theme somehow.

    If you add a new line into your stylesheet it might override this setting.

    Then on line 1179 of the stylesheet do this:

    #sidebar .widget,
    #sidebar-alt .widget {
        clear: both;
        overflow: hidden;
        padding-bottom: 50px;
        background-color: transparent;  <---remove this
        margin-top: 20px;
        background-color: white; <--- add this

    You may have to tweak a bit but that should get you started.

    # September 8, 2013 at 11:12 am

    You are uh-may-zing! Thanks man!

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