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#1 jeffharbert

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:45 PM

The 'Recent Posts' widget uses an unordered list to show X number of recent posts. I'd like the list to be bulleted but can't seem to get it right.

I've added this to style.css (adding it to the Custom Code section didn't do anything at all):

.widget_recent_entries.widget ul{
text-indent: 5px;
list-style-type: square;
}

The text-indent works perfectly, but I can't get the bullets to show up. Any ideas?

Thanks,

Jeff

#2 catrina

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:49 PM

Try adding the !important declaration like so:

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#3 jeffharbert

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:00 PM

Thanks for the suggestion. Same result though. No bullets.

#4 catrina

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:08 PM

Can you please post a link to your site?

#5 jeffharbert

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:10 PM

Sure thing, sorry. It's a site for a client of mine.

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#6 jeffharbert

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:39 PM

Digging (with Google's help) I found this previous post here on Pagelines:

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From that post I used this code:

#recent-posts-2 ul { list-style: square; display: list-item; margin: 0 20px; }
#recent-posts-2 ul li { list-style: square; display: list-item; }


and that did the trick. (Note to self - spend more time with Google next time.)

#7 Rob

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 11:33 PM

Glad that worked. This seemed to as well:

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 11:34 PM

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