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« on: August 10, 2015, 04:49:22 PM »

I saw there was a header spacer of 94px heigh. I reduced that but still have a big white space. I"m not using custom 1. My first area is top row 1. How do I reduce the white space
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2015, 06:43:33 AM »

Please remember to always post a link to your site when having issues with something on the front-end; I can't even begin to diagnose the cause of a problem if I can't see what's happening and inspect the code with Firebug.
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2015, 07:53:47 AM »

http://citybackflowtesting.com

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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2015, 09:17:04 AM »

It appears that you have a "padding-top: 120px;" applied to #s5_top_row1_wrap.  Firebug can help you find which file it's in.
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2015, 02:02:46 PM »

i installed the site shaper and haven't done anything but delete some of the content pages and post. i did go into head spacer in style sheet and reduce from 94 to 24. so whatever it is was from the original install
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2015, 02:41:49 PM »

You have the CSS being minified, so I have no way of being able to tell you which file has the code you need to change, unless you just change the minified CSS file, which Firebug will help you find.

The following code, placed in the style.css of the theme, may do what you want:
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#s5_top_row1_wrap
    padding-top: 0px !important;
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Keep in mind that this is technically considered custom coding and is not officially covered by support.




I recommend checking out the Codecademy HTML and CSS course to learn the basics of how HTML and CSS work; it's free, and if you combine that with Firebug, you should be able to figure a lot of things out on your own, which is generally faster than waiting on support.
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2015, 02:49:31 PM »

but i didn't minify or do anything. this was from the install with site shaper
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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2015, 03:01:26 PM »

Did you enable the CSS and JS compression option in the Theme Options?  If not, then your host must be doing some form of minification, because the Shapers do not have any active.
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« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2015, 03:38:09 PM »

no i just put in and didn't do anything. i have my own dedicated server for hosting websites. i'll go into options and look.
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« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2015, 04:14:01 PM »

i checked. enable js compression and enable css compression are set to no in theme options
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« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2015, 04:24:11 PM »

added code and didn't do anything. is it something to do with the fact that i'm not using the custom one or open slide you have in demo? my first thing is top row one. if i can't get this one to work i'll have to find another template but seems odd that it does this right off the bat.
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« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2015, 07:09:48 AM »

I just looked at your site, and it looks like you got it to do what you wanted.
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« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2015, 08:27:35 AM »

Yes I kept looking as the change didn't fix it. There was also a center wrap with big top padding. I think there is something maybe in the style sheet that needs to be changed if you aren't using the custom one so that you don't have the big gap.

I like site shaper so that I don't have to worry about the extra work in creating a site. I can load and do color customizing and load content.
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