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vibekestorm    0
vibekestorm

I have tried to find the answer here in the forums but I can't find it anywhere. Anyone who can tell me how to insert vertical lines between menu items like this mock up that I've attached. I haven't set up the page just yet, but if it's needed I will do it ASAP.

 

Best regards,

Vibeke

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Rob    547
Rob

Hi,

 

You have to set a custom class for the menu items, except for the last.  You do this via Dashboard > Appearance > Menus. Click Screen Options and check the box for Custom Class (not sure of the exact phrase).  When finished, click Screen Options to close the panel.

 

Then, in each menu item, add a custom class, using the same class for each. Something like mylinkright. Again, do not add the class to the last menu item.

 

Then, you'll need some custom CSS. Something like:

.mylinkright { border-right: 1px solid black;}


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vibekestorm

Thank you so much - they turned a big tall those lines. Is there some way I can shorten them a bit?

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Rob    547
Rob

Try adding to the previous CSS

line-height: 21px;


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vibekestorm    0
vibekestorm

That didn't work unfortunately

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James B    436
James B

Hi there,

 

It depends which class you're applying the border code to and what other css it currently has applied to it. When you have the page set up if you look in the firebug or chrome inspector, target the css for the line and you should see an instruction in the code for what's creating the height or depth of the lines. By selecting the various elements in the css for that class/id and cancelling them out or editing them to a specific figure, you should be able to tailor the height of the line.

 

Without seeing the live version and where the code is placed, it's hard to tell to be honest. It will be trial and error to determine the correct code.


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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