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ishmot

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I typically setup my geeklog sites to be about 850-900px wide. On one site I would like to leave this 900pixels containing the main site to be white and then make the sides outside of that 900px black. It seems more and more of the color settings are being included in the style.css which is good but I'm yet to discover an easy way to do this. here is the site: http://www.crazyscrapper.com I'm using GL1.5 Anyone have any thoughts how this would best be accomplished. I'm using a modified professional theme. thanks, Jared

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beewee

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An easy way is to put the whole site in a div. Make the background color of the div white, and the body background color black. Ready and running in 5 minutes.

Dutch Geeklog sites about camping/hiking: www.kampeerzaken.nl | www.campersite.nl | www.caravans.nl | www.caravans.net

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ishmot

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Quote by: beewee

put the whole site in a div.



Which file would I do this in? header.thtml?

thanks,

Jared


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beewee

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In style.css:

body{
background-color:#000;
margin:0px auto;
width:900px;
}

#wrapper{
background-color:#fff
width:900px;
}

In header.thtml, right after
PHP Formatted Code
<body dir="ltr">
put:
PHP Formatted Code
<div id="#wrapper">

In footer.thtml, right before
PHP Formatted Code
</body>
put
PHP Formatted Code
</div>


That should do it, I guess



Dutch Geeklog sites about camping/hiking: www.kampeerzaken.nl | www.campersite.nl | www.caravans.nl | www.caravans.net

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ishmot

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hmmmm. for some reason that didn't work. But thanks for your help anyways.

jared



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