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ronsteenvoorden

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Does anyone know how to modify storytext.thtml from the professional theme to show the title of a story when I move the cursor over the storytitle? I had it working in 1.4.0 but noticed that the storytext.thtml template differs quite a lot from the one I use = 1.4.1.

thanks for your response Big Grin
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I suspect if you dig out your old code and stick it between the H1 tags, it'll still work.

But I'm curious: What is this supposed to accomplish? Since the story's title is already full visible at all times, I fail to see the need for an alt attribute.

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But I'm curious: What is this supposed to accomplish? Since the story's title is already full visible at all times, I fail to see the need for an alt attribute.

bye, Dirk



Hi Dirk, I read a while ago in this same forum that using an alt-tag on your title was supposed to improve search engine indexing and visiblity, that's the reason I implemented it in the earlier version. If it really makes a difference I don't know but every little bit helps I guess Smile

And by the way, the code from the older version works fine, thanks for that.
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Putting the story title between H1 tags and making it a link (as the Professional theme does by default) should be more than enough to help with search engines.

The alt attribute is, as the name implies, meant to provide an alternative representation / content, e.g. for images. So it doesn't seem to make a lot of sense to apply one here ...

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