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Offline stray_tachyon

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How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« on: March 07, 2021, 12:23:37 PM »
Hi, can someone please tell me how to modify the Core theme files to remove the side margins?
We are using 2.0.18

Also, the forum software seems to have problem with non-ascii (Chinese) characters in post titles

Thanks a lot

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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2021, 04:49:01 PM »
it can't be done?

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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2021, 06:41:16 PM »
As for the characters, have you converted your forum to UTF-8?
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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2021, 08:18:35 PM »
sorry but I don't use the core theme it's the first thing that I do is delete it  :laugh: :P

but by side margins do you mean the width of the entire forum or what exactly?

for the width of the forum go to your admin then under configuration go to current theme
Forum width:
Set the forum width. Examples: 950px, 80%, 1240px.

if you mean something else it is probably a css setting, depending on your browser you should be able to right click the area that you want to edit and then click on inspect, this will bring uo your browsers inspect tool that will help you find which css element you need to change and in what file it is in.

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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2021, 12:11:22 PM »
I think that the core theme might be fixed-width....   so, I'm not sure if you can.

Basically, the Core theme is a hold-over from the 1.0.x days....     I'd suggest getting a better theme that is better suited to modern screen design (and mobile devices).
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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2021, 03:56:45 PM »
Admin -> Current Theme -> Forum width

Set it to 100%.
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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2021, 04:02:23 PM »
Well, that was easy. * smacks forehead *
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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2021, 09:47:50 PM »

 duh  ;)
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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2021, 11:52:43 PM »
Thanks for the reply. I’ll tell our forum admin

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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2021, 01:38:12 AM »
depend on what you all want but mostly css and images
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Re: How to reduce the side margins in the Core theme?
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2021, 08:34:58 AM »
Marking solved.
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