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couturemotion

Hey guys, I'm trying to make the background for the branding area at the top of the page transparent and I was hoping to just adjust the css for that area rather than make the whole page background transparent and adjusting all the css below branding.

 

I'm using a child theme for my css and this is what I've got:

 

 

#page #branding {
background-color: transparent;
}

 

 

In firebug I'm seeing that rule applied, but its not actual affecting the background of branding.

 

Any thoughts?

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greenfly

Could we have a link to the site please?


The answer to many issues can be found by searching in the forum before posting as someone else  may very well have had the same problem before you have.  Also, reading the documentation can help you gain a good understanding of how everything works. 

 

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couturemotion

I'm running it locally

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catrina

Have you tried adding !important after transparent? Example:

transparent !important

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Designer | Catrina Dulay

Founder | Catrina and Mouse

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couturemotion

Just tried, no luck...

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catrina

Okay, to clarify, you are trying to make the branding transparent so that the grey background texture shows through?


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catrina

The reason why the branding isn't showing up as transparent (even though it already is) is because it's on the header on the page area, which is white, so it's showing the white that's behind it. The problem is, the entire page canvas is white, so if you needed the header to be transparent, the page canvas would need to be transparent, too. Do you still want to work around that or try an alternative to branding with a transparent background?


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Founder | Catrina and Mouse

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