?
Solved

Joomla inherited fonts - not editable

Posted on 2013-12-23
3
Medium Priority
?
396 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Hi

I have a Joomla operated website & i would like to know whether the font size of the letters on the user login are default or not. If not default - where can i fix them??

Please see my website & you will see (a1telecomms.co.za)
0
Comment
Question by:shaunwingin
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Rowby Goren earned 2000 total points
ID: 39736043
The font sizes on the letters appear to be the default size.

If you want to make them bigger or smaller you would edit your stylesheet.  

Keep in mind that the stylesheet controlling the below are in bootstrap.css.  You really don't want to modify that.  You need to "override" the style on a separate stylesheet that comes "after" bootstrap.css.  

The file you edit will depend on who set up your template.   For example, it might be named "custom.css".    

The reason why you don't want to edit bootstrap.css is because in a joomla update the bootstrap.css stylesheet could be overwritten.  Also bootstrap.css is the foundation of your responsive site for various reasons should never be modified.

Below is the css in the bootstrap.css that controls the login form text size, margins, etc.

div.k2LoginBlock fieldset.input p label {
    display: block;
}
label {
    display: block;
    margin-bottom: 5px;
}
label, input, button, select, textarea {
    font-size: 14px;
    font-weight: normal;
    line-height: 20px;
}

One way to determine which style sheet is used to override the bootstrap.css style is to check with the company you got your template from.  They will have the name of the stylesheet you need to modify or create.

If you can't get the name of the stylesheet from them (but you should be able to) come back here an I'll tell you a workaround.

You edit your stylesheet in Joomla's Template Manager.  

Rowby
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:shaunwingin
ID: 39737567
Thank you!
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Rowby Goren
ID: 39737803
Good.  Happy to help!   ...Rowby
0

Featured Post

Get MongoDB database support online, now!

At Percona’s web store you can order your MongoDB database support needs in minutes. No hassles, no fuss, just pick and click. Pay online with a credit card. Handle your MongoDB database support now!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes how to create custom column layout styles for Bootstrap. The article uses 5 columns to illustrate the concept, but the principle can be extended to any number of columns.
Finding original email is quite difficult due to their duplicates. From this article, you will come to know why multiple duplicates of same emails appear and how to delete duplicate emails from Outlook securely and instantly while vital emails remai…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to code links for mobile sites that, once clicked, send a call or text to a specified number. For a telephone link (once clicked, calls a number), begin with a normal "<a href=" link tag. For the href, specify…
The viewer will receive an overview of the basics of CSS showing inline styles. In the head tags set up your style tags: (CODE) Reference the nav tag and set your properties.: (CODE) Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it to ensu…
Suggested Courses

764 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question