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Joomla v3 with Bootstrap v2 - How to Remove Right Margin

Posted on 2013-11-07
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Hi Experts,

I can't seem to remove the right margin nor padding within the header tag which holds three sub-tags namely, header-1, header-2, header-3 even though i specified their values to be 0px as can been seen from the attached image.

Please help.

Thanks in advance,
Rick


Html Codes:

<?php
defined('_JEXEC') or die;

// Add JavaScript Frameworks
JHtml::_('bootstrap.framework');

// Load optional RTL Bootstrap CSS
JHtml::_('bootstrap.loadCss', true);

?>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
    <head>
        <meta charset="UTF-8">
        <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width", initial-scal="1.0">
        <jdoc:include type="head" />
	
        <!--[if lt IE 9]>
		<script src="<?php echo $this->baseurl ?>/media/jui/js/html5.js"></script>
	<![endif]-->
        
        <!-- <title>Sample Tempalte</title>
        <link href="css/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
        <link href="css/bootstrap-responsive.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
        <link href="css/bootstrap-extended.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"> -->
        
        <!-- Custom Fonts -->
        <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Ubuntu' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
        
        <!-- Custom Styles -->
        <link href="templates/alpha1_0/css/custom.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
    </head>
    
    <body>
        <!-- Header Start -->
        <header class="row-fluid">
                
            <!-- Insert Logo Here -->
            <div id="header-1" class="span4">
                <jdoc:include type="modules" name="header-1" style="html5" />
            </div>

            <!-- Insert Slogan Here -->
            <div id="header-2" class="span4">
                <jdoc:include type="modules" name="header-2" style="html5" />
            </div>

            <!-- Insert Slogan Here -->
            <div id="header-3" class="span4">
                <jdoc:include type="modules" name="header-3" style="html5" />
            </div>
            
        </header>
        
    </body>
</html>

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CSS Codes:

@charset "utf-8";
#header-1{
  background-color: red;
  margin-right: 0px;
  margin-left:  0px;
  border: 1px solid black;
}

#header-2{
  background-color: green;
  margin: 0px;
  padding:0px;
  border: 1px solid black;
}

#header-3{
  background-color: blue;
  margin: 0px;
  padding:0px;
  border: 1px solid red;
}

html {
  //width: auto !important;
  //overflow-x: hidden !important;
  border: 1px solid red;
  margin:0px;
  padding:0px;
}
body {  
  //width: auto !important;
  //overflow-x: hidden !important;
  border: 1px solid red;
  margin:0px;
  padding:0px;
  //background-color: yellow;
}

header {
  background:yellow;
  margin:0px;
  padding:0px;
}

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by:COBOLdinosaur
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Obviously, something else in the page is affecting the rendering post a link and we can do a diagnostic.

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Steve Bink earned 500 total points
ID: 39634855
First and foremost, use Firefox + Firebug to determine exactly how the style is being applied.  It looks like you have your custom style sheet loading after Bootstrap, which is how it should be.  But you're also applying the style to the upper level container elements.  The <jdoc> directive to include the modules is going to create additional elements within that container - elements that can (and probably are) targeted by bootstrap styles.

Use Firebug to determine exactly which element is being targeted by bootstrap.  Then you have the option of either targeting that element in your custom style, or in a worst-case scenario, creating a custom chrome, alternate layout, or core override to replace the HTML currently being generated.
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by:RiCzN
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Thank you for both or your replies. I'll will try using Firebug and will post back short.

Cheers
Rick
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Author Comment

by:RiCzN
ID: 39640440
I found the element that was being targeted by bootstrap.

.row-fluid .span4 {
    width: 31.6239%;
}

The total is not 100% and therefore 5.1283% leftover is what we see on the right.

I made the adjustment to 33.33% and it fits nicely.

Thanks for your help
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