Thursday, April 25, 2013

Popular Post Widget CSS for Blogger

So I spend way to much time messing around with the layout on my blog.  It is something I really enjoy doing and if I were to ever go back to school... web design would be my choice of study.

Anyways, am I the only one who can't stand how the popular post widget looks from Blogger?   I like the general idea of it but the fact that the title is partially on the thumbnail image makes it look super tacky.
While there are a whole lot of different options out there if you want to mess with the look completely I wanted to keep it the same just fix the horrible spacing problem.So after searching Google for hours and messing out the html in my blog I have a quick fix.
Apply the following code in the css box.  Template>customize>advance>add css

#PopularPosts1 {
.popular-posts .item-thumbnail img {
padding-top: 0px;
padding-bottom: 0px;
padding-right: 20px;
padding-left: 0px;

Obviously change out the color and font size for whatever you prefer for you blog.  But there you go.

I hope I saved you 2 hours!

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