CSS question - need help to debug why there's a high-opacity black-out

Posted on 2014-01-29
Last Modified: 2014-01-29
FF displays the below URL properly, however the following show black after the first table (i.e., scroll down to see it) :
IE 10.0.12
opera 12.14
chrome 32.0.1700.102
safari 4.0.5

please help debug and suggest a CSS(?) fix so the page is not overlaid with transparent black.

Question by:willsherwood
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
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Please start by validating your code validate here

You will see some errors for duplicate id which do need to be fixed but that is not the issue I believe.  

You do have some coding errors detected by the validator like below where you did not close your tags in the same order they were opened.  

<strong><em>The Old South Union Congregational Church, Weymouth, MA</strong></em>

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Gary earned 167 total points
ID: 39818876
In the following you are setting the dark background - styles.css line 118

#wrapper {
    background: #191919;
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 333 total points
ID: 39818927
Your close....
Working sample  (plus I fixed the error I mentioned)
style css line 183
interior_left {
width: 867px;
float: left;
padding: 1.3em;

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interior_left {
width: 867px;

padding: 1.3em;

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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 39818939
... that link above will not work...
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 39818940
This will I just manually added the style

Author Comment

ID: 39818960
thanks all - sorry i didn't get back quickly enough -- i implemented the first two
and all set now.  this WP theme does quite a nested set of re-definitions.
but in the end it was the extra  #wrapper definition.

thank you!

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ID: 39818968
much appreciated

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