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  • # March 17, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Sorry….I don’t understand why you can’t comment out that line…but then I’m not an expert in WP.

    # March 17, 2013 at 8:35 pm

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    If you download WordPress and look at the style.css in the Twentyeleven theme, at the bottom is the media queries.

    Otherwise a child theme imports this style sheet and allows an override. If I comment out that line in the original style sheet it will only return upon theme update. Let’s say a turnkey (styled) theme ships with a border on a div that you don’t want. In your child style sheet you would set it to border:none.

    So we need to set the overflow to another value or do something else.

    # March 17, 2013 at 8:37 pm

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    Maybe this is why one of hte guys from the WordPress support said he doesn’t know how to set the nav to 100% without setting the body background.

    # March 18, 2013 at 5:00 am

    Well there are a couple of ways but my guess is that it’s not possible without re-structuring the HTML/PHP.

    # March 18, 2013 at 1:07 pm

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    Appreciate you not giving up on my topic.
    Is there a way to get you the header file so you can see the entire code?

    # March 18, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    No need….I can see it clearly in Web Inspector/Developer Tools

    As I said, I know very little about WP and the themes/sub-themes.

    Without taking the menu OUT of the wrapper that is keeping everything centred there is little we can do.

    What you do in effect is something like this. http://codepen.io/Paulie-D/pen/oGKtA

    Your main blocks are all 100% wide. If you want to limit the width you add an inner wrapping element (in the example I gave it a class of…oddly enough…”inner” and set the width you want on that.

    Not sure WP &/or your theme will let you do that….

    # March 18, 2013 at 1:34 pm

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    Why can’t we take the menu out of the wrapper?

    # March 18, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    Dunno….can you?

    Will the theme let you?

    # March 20, 2013 at 2:17 am

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    At this point my career is being affected so I just used a 1 piece background.
    Do you have any idea how to move the logo up on the iPhone without adding a break tag in .phone ?
    There’s a lot of floats and clears going on.
    Any idea how to style the main menu in the media query?

    # March 20, 2013 at 6:42 am

    I don’t have an iPhone so I can’t really help you any further.

    As I said, I know very little about WP so perhaps I’m not your guy but I’m thinking that this basic theme / child-theme (which I think it is) is not the best option.

    >At this point my career is being affected

    I have no idea what this means.

    # March 20, 2013 at 1:35 pm

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    I was just kidding because this has been frustrating, but I’m about to mark as solved because I’m just using one repeating background and media queries. I’ve learned a lot from you too.

    # March 23, 2013 at 12:41 am

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    Still in dev but when in doubt use one background image.
    Your text to link here…

    The header looks good on mobile.
    Now I can use the same approach to use a different layout for the content on mobile.

    Thanks Paulie and Aaron!

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