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#1 Phil P

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:53 PM

Hi,

So my first post and I've checked the forum but can see the answer. How do I get my content, boxes etc to stand out from the background? I've seen it before and it almost looks like a 3d affect instead of having a flat website.

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#2 Rob

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:32 PM

You can set a page background color or a background for each element... I'm not clear how you'd like to achieve this. There are many ways to do it.

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 12:41 AM

If you click 'add frame' in the box meta settings that will add shadow to the boxes. In Pagelines>Site options>Color control you have the option to add shadow to the page canvas to make it up out from the background, but that only works in fixed width mode. For other sections/elements you'll be looking at using custom css :-)

#4 Phil P

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:16 AM

Thanks for that, tired it but it looks too square! What would be the easiest way for my to find out how to this via css?

#5 Phil P

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 08:26 AM

Just to begin with style it like this page with a background color and a main page color?!

#6 Rob

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 07:18 PM

I'd strongly suggest using WP Boxer plugin which allows much more control than our boxes.

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#7 Phil P

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:12 PM

Thank you for that it looks cool. I'll also have a mess around with the site background options to see if I can make it a little less bright! It's taking me almost 3 days just to cant my 'Contact Me' form up and running.

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I'm getting the hand of the custom css now!

#8 Rob

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

I'm sure that's the way to do it. The Boxer plugin has a template that is really quite cool and each content block already has its own unique element for CSS.

#9 Phil P

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 07:33 AM

Thanks for all your help on this, not sure why I didn't come get Pagelines sooner!

You can set this to solved now.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:11 AM

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