Thanks to Josh Ledgard....

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2005/01/22 00:48 -05:00, original URI:

Josh has helped yet another blog with his post about fixing up the blog to look better!

Mine is still a work in progress, of course. I'll play with colors another day.

One strange problem I had was that I was unable to use the Custom CSS Selectors section.... none of the CSS I put in would work there, because for some reason the Secondary CSS header would not update.

So I stuck mine in a <style type="text/css"> section instead. No idea why that was needed, but since it appears to work I will not quibble.

# Scott on 22 Jan 2005 7:25 AM:

The current version of .Text allows a "color" style sheet or a custom style sheet...the admin UI does not make this obvious.

In the next version, you can use all three style sheets:



# Michael Kaplan on 22 Jan 2005 8:07 AM:

Well, at least not intuitive enough for me to figure out. :-)

Adding the section to the HTML works, I just couldn't figure out how to do it any other way....

# jledgard on 22 Jan 2005 10:50 AM:

The reason it does not work on your site is that the basic style you picked (marvin3-blue) defines its secondary style sheet for you (if you look at the HTML you will see <link id="SecondaryCss" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="/skins/marvin3/blue.css"></link>. The only Marvin that lets you set the secondary styles in the box is the basic Marvin3.

# Michael Kaplan on 22 Jan 2005 11:29 AM:

Aha, that explains it!

Thanks again, Josh!

# Michael Swanson on 22 Jan 2005 9:30 PM:

I've used the custom.aspx functionality quite a bit for my blog:

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