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How to change css to make the sidebar font larger

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You’ll need to use Custom CSS (in Site Options > Custom Code > Custom CSS/LESS). To find the Custom CSS you need, you'll need to use Firebug (or Chrome Development tools). To learn how to use Firebug for CSS customizations, please review this entire documentation and follow the instructions: http://support.pagelines.me/docs/customization/custom-css. For help with the font-size attribute, please see these instructions: http://www.w3schools.com/cssref/pr_font_font-size.asp.


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Designer | Catrina Dulay

Founder | Catrina and Mouse

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lroberts00

Caterina, I know how to do all that, I am just having trouble locating the sidebar element that changes its font size. I'm using firebug, just can't seem to find it.

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James B

Hi Larah 

 

When you're looking in the css, there won't be one setting which will adjust all the text inside the sidebar section unfortunately. It will be more specific, so they'll be various elements inside the sidebar, each using their own css and you'll need to edit the font size for each of them.

 

For example in your site, you have two widgets, inside that widget there's a widget title and then some links. You'll need to edit the font-size for the title and for the links separately. See the example below.

 

http://screencast.com/t/DyZWXASqH


Kindly search the forum and read the documentation before posting. It will help you resolve many issues.

For CSS help be sure to check out W3Schools first and be sure to download FireBug for FireFox for troubleshooting.

James B

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