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Put some white space between images in WordPress footer content

Posted on 2016-11-11
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Hi All

I have removed an image permanently from a site but now all of the images have shifted to the left.

I would like to add blank spaces between the images equally across the screen, I have found quite a few references on google but refer to older versions than the one I am using (WordPress 4.6.1) or people have coded differently in HTML

Here is some sample code of 2 out of the 4 images of which I want to add the spacing between, could someone please advise how I would do this

<div id="footer-one-image"><a href="http://www.lindahillfitness.co.uk/health-check" target="_parent" border="none"><img src="http://www.lindahillfitness.co.uk//website_images/footer-one-pic3.jpg" width="184" height="180" border="0" alt="Health check" title="Health Check"></a>
<p class="footer-one-text"><a class="footer-one-text" href="http://www.lindahillfitness.co.uk/health-check" target="_parent" border="none">Health<br>check</a></p></div>

<div id="footer-one-image"><a href="http://www.lindahillfitness.co.uk/wellness" target="_parent" border="none"><img src="http://www.lindahillfitness.co.uk/website_images/footer-one-pic4.jpg" width="184" height="180" border="0" alt="Wellness" title="Wellnessl"></a>
<p class="footer-one-text"><a class="footer-one-text" href="http://www.lindahillfitness.co.uk/wellness" target="_parent" border="none">Wellness</a></p></div>

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Question by:IM&T SRFT
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
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You can either add padding or margin around your images.  You should have a child theme to modify and add css.

To add padding to all images
img {
   padding:20px;
}

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To target your footer images only
#footer-one-image img {
   padding:20px;
}

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Your code above have 2 div's with the same id. Perhaps you have that just from making a sample, but id's need to be unique. Classes can be the same.

Creating a child theme if you have not done so already is easy.  Make a new folder that  matches the current theme and add a "-child" and follow the instructions here to add a css and other files https://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes.  By using a child theme, when you  make modifications, they will not be overwritten when you update the parent theme.
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by:IM&T SRFT
ID: 41888203
Thank you for the response

Sorry for the silly question but where do I place this code?

img {
   padding:20px;
}

Someone else designed the website so I will investigate their use of the same ID's
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