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Quote Settings/ Change Login Text

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 3:51 pm
by philstar
Hi guys,

since i started my blog a few days ago i already learned the "basics" of the css and php thing. i modified an existing theme a little bit, but there are still some unanswered questions.

1.
I´d like to see a 1px frame around my quotes in new messages. i searched the style.css, without any trace of a useful entry. are the quote settings located at the css file ??

2. I am using the blog as a "usual" website. is is possible to change the text over the "login" link ?? right now, "administration of the Blog" is being displayed ( i am using the german version: "zur verwaltung des blogs")
i want to change it to a simple version, i.e. "Login".

in hope of help

philstar.

p.s.
maybe you take a look at my site *bg*

www.blog.phil-star.de

Re: Quote Settings/ Change Login Text

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 5:24 pm
by garvinhicking
Hi!

1.
I´d like to see a 1px frame around my quotes in new messages. i searched the style.css, without any trace of a useful entry. are the quote settings located at the css file ??


Which HTML tag to you use for showing quotes? You can then use CSS to make a "border: 1px solid red" around that element. I.e.:

Code: Select all

blockquote {
  border: 50px solid red;
}


2. I am using the blog as a "usual" website. is is possible to change the text over the "login" link ?? right now, "administration of the Blog" is being displayed ( i am using the german version: "zur verwaltung des blogs")
i want to change it to a simple version, i.e. "Login".


Some of the internal plugins do not allow configuration of the login title. You have several options:

1. Change the text within the "generate_content()" method of the serendipity_superuser_plugin class within the include/plugin_internal.inc.php file. Modify "$title = $this->title" to read "$title = 'Meine Loginbox'".

2. Edit your lang/serendipity_lang_de.inc.php language file and change the wording for the constant "SUPERUSER".

3. Create a custom HTML nugget plugin with the HTML contents you see in the superuser login box, and then change the title of the box.

Best regards,
Garvin

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 7:20 pm
by philstar
thx for quick help

no problems with the quote edit, but the login problem still exists.

with your help i could change the title of the login, but the link doesnt change. or does step 2 and 3 fix it ??! :?:

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 7:26 pm
by philstar
stupid question.....my mistake.

my question is "is there an other way to change the title, instead of including a nugget ?!"

Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2005 8:48 pm
by garvinhicking
Philstar, yes there are other ways to change the title instead of including a nugget:

1. Change the text within the "generate_content()" method of the serendipity_superuser_plugin class within the include/plugin_internal.inc.php file. Modify "$title = $this->title" to read "$title = 'Meine Loginbox'".

2. Edit your lang/serendipity_lang_de.inc.php language file and change the wording for the constant "SUPERUSER".

3. Copy the plugin to a new plugin file, modify it, and then you have your very own plugin.

:-)

Regards,
Garvin