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Post by longstormicus on September 22nd 2015, 4:09 am

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Forum link : http://outcastwarriors.forum-motion.com/forum

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Hello!

I am modifying the appearance of my forum and I was wondering if it is at all possible to have images as borders for my categories AND have them all have their own individual images.
For example, the category border for "The Night Sky" would be purpley with stars, "The Clans" would probably be some nature thing, and so on.

Help would be greatly appreciated! We really want to get the website up and going again, and completing the appearance is one step in a list.

Thank you very much!


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Solved Re: images as borders for categories?

Post by Ange Tuteur on September 22nd 2015, 1:01 pm

Hi @longstormicus,

You want to add a background to the blue part of your categories, correct ? You already have the classes setup for your categories, so all you need to do is add a background image like this :
Code:
.forabg.the-clans {
  background:url('BG_IMAGE') repeat 0 0 #0076B1;
}

Just replace BG_IMAGE with your background image.

If any problems let me know. Smile
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Post by KpuCk0 on September 22nd 2015, 2:04 pm

S/He wants every category with different picture.I tried to do something for this request, but without success. Sad


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Solved Re: images as borders for categories?

Post by longstormicus on September 22nd 2015, 10:57 pm

@Ange Tuteur wrote:Hi @longstormicus,

You want to add a background to the blue part of your categories, correct ? You already have the classes setup for your categories, so all you need to do is add a background image like this :
Code:
.forabg.the-clans {
  background:url('BG_IMAGE') repeat 0 0 #0076B1;
}

Just replace BG_IMAGE with your background image.

If any problems let me know. Smile

It's BEAUTIFUL! It's just as I wanted. Very Happy
I have one question: I see you have the hex color for my base category background in the code. If that changes, will I need to alter the code?

EDIT: It doesn't appear to be working for Outer Territories, the category at the bottom. It's one of two that isn't arranged side-by-side like the other categories. Is that why it isn't taking affect?
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Solved Re: images as borders for categories?

Post by Ange Tuteur on September 23rd 2015, 10:49 am

If you want you can remove the hex color code from the value. It's just a fallback you can place in case the image doesn't load.

Oh, that's because that one doesn't have a class name for it. Remember this script ? Just edit that to include the "outer territories" category. Wink
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Solved Re: images as borders for categories?

Post by longstormicus on September 23rd 2015, 8:21 pm

Oooooooh right, I should have remembered. Now that I've done that, NOW it works right.
Thank you SO much! I'll mark the topic "Solved." Very Happy
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Post by SLGray on September 23rd 2015, 8:31 pm

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