This Is So Annoying - How Can I Do This
Okay i've been updating my site and making it easier to update which has worked however i have one huge major massive problem that i cannot solve.
On my sites front page it pulls in the data from my blog for the updates section, however the text is formatted fine in the blog page but on the sites front page it just all goes together it is missing the necessary p or br tags, so i have to put to br tags into the blog page.
This is annoying because if i forget to do it, it makes the front of my site look a real mess.
Here is an example of the text & how it appears
update one, etc etc
update two etc etc
Because the tags arent their they just go togther.
Can someone please tell me how i can format this in css so it adds the line breaks at the end of a sentence, and doesnt look a mess
The blog must be taking the raw text and marking it up on the fly. I suspect you'll need to do that for your front page. Maybe you can call the blog function that does it.
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Try adding a <div> </div> container within the html of you're blog
and apply a width to it (with css), so that that text is bound to that container.
If you still have trouble, give as a link to you're blog, we might be available
take a look and advice better.
Hi thanks for replying i really appreciate it.
This is the blog page with the site updates on
I use a php script which pulls this information to the sites front page which works great no problems there.
Its just the way its formatted i just cant figure out how to get it to display properly.
If i dont add to brs in the blog at the end of each sentence it all just goes together on the front page. Very annoying indeed.
Its probably a lazy way of updating things but if im not at my laptop i need to a quick way to make a post about new updates, etc.
Your container doesn't have a width set, so it's inheriting the width of the parent, set at 710px. Set a width for either "content" or "entry."
Did you resolve your problem?
This is how the data is output through the script from the blog
Without the line breaks it just goes into a mess on the sites front page. I tried the div class thing with the width but it didnt make a difference as the output is still the same without br tags
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Without the br tags it just looks like this on the output page
Link straight to the test page http://www.atlantisarchive.com/?p=test
Link to the test blog entry http://www.atlantisarchive.com/journal/?page_id=287
(i've set up a secondary page within the blog, so i can test things in an unlive environment for the time being)
Obviously the links arent their in that text above
Last edited by aduk85; 05-08-2008 at 08:02 AM.
Those pages in my previous post dont work i've deleted them.
I think i am going to give up and try an alternative method. It doesnt appear there is anything that can be done with CSS its a php problem one that i cant figure out.
Thank you for your help though i really appreciate it
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