art-block-content.. where is the html?

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2/23/2010 8:46:18 PM
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art-block-content.. where is the html?

Using artiseer, one minor issue so far.. the blocks do not show a background. I have tried fishing around but I can't find where the block html is located (not in the layout.master). The block headers work fine just not the body of the block.

 

Thanks.

2/24/2010 8:26:00 AM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

Hi,

Those elements are generated from code they are not anywhere in files.

If you follow these instructions correctly it should work

http://www.mojoportal.com/creating-skins-from-artisteer-html-templates.aspx

The extra markup is enabled by settings in the theme.skin file and is already set correctly for the included Artisteer skins that is one reason why you should start with one of those. There are other settings in layout.master that are important that is why you should follow the instructions exactly.

Note that if you are hosted in Medium Trust it does not use the theme.skin file from the skin folder, but instead uses the one from App_Themes/Default, but that one also has the Artisteer markup enabled unless you failed to upload the new version.

If you continue to have trouble you can send me a .zip with your skin and the Artisteer template and I will take a look.

Hope it helps,

Joe

2/24/2010 8:43:29 AM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

I did follow those instructions exactly when installing the skin. I upgraded to version 2.3.3.9 before trying this. Only thing I had to change in layout.master was the header file type (my skin generated header.png instead of header.jpeg)

 

How can I check for this block code to see if it is the same as in the example artiseer skins?

2/24/2010 8:49:12 AM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

View the source of the rendered page and compare it to the source of the page.html file generated by Artisteer.

mojoPortal does correctly render the div with art-BlockContent and the the div with art-BlockContent-body as far as I know.

I cannot help further unless you send me the skin and the template so I can compare them joe dot audette at g mail dotcom

Hope it helps,

Joe

2/24/2010 9:07:45 AM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

Ok sent you the skin and original template, thankyou for checking into this :)

2/24/2010 9:39:39 AM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

Ok, I see now that there can be some variation to the block markup generated by Artisteer. The 2 templates I have included with mojoportal have the same block markup but yours is different. I will have to see about adding additional settings and support for this variation in the next release of mojoPortal.

I wish there was a reference to the possible markup configurations that Artisteer can generate as I wonder if there are other variations that can occur.

Any steps you can tell me that might have affected this would help, or if you can make a decent looking template with the same problem that you would be willing to contribute to the project, then I will implement a skin based on the design and use it to make sure we support this variation in the next release.

Your design looks great. I find that I have very little talent for design myself even with Artisteer.

Best,

Joe

2/25/2010 5:50:38 AM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

fyi to anyone reading this thread,

I was able to help aquakitty yesterday. I made a tiny fix in mojoPortal to solve the problem and her skin worked fine after that. I have patched the 2.3.3.9 release with the fix, so if you already upgraded to 2.3.3.9, you can download it again and just replace the mojoPortal.Web.dll in the /bin folder with the new version.

If anyone else encounters an Artisteer design that doesn''t work correctly with mojoPortal, pleas send it to me.

Best,

Joe

2/26/2010 2:55:42 PM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

for example, i am using a skin from here, http://freetemplates.quickersite.com/r/free-website-templates.html , and the style of bullets is not followed in blog posts, but only in html content.

I see that at demo.mojoportal.com it's working fine, maybe because in the demo the post content it's wrapped in <div class="art-PostContent">, while in my website it is not

Updating this single dll will fix the problem, or it is another fault of mine?


edit: upgrading does not fix the problem

edit2: i rebooted the server for applying the useless (for a server) ecmascript update on windows update, and the problem automagically fixed by itself. I hate computers. Probably i forgot to recycle the app-pool on file replace

3/6/2010 3:53:24 PM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

Joe, the new fix helps a lot with the background problem for artisteer's left and right columns!

Tested for http://freetemplates.quickersite.com/Colorful/Safari/page.html skin.

Best regards!

3/7/2010 4:02:59 PM
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Re: art-block-content.. where is the html?

There is one minor bug been found for the skin: http://freetemplates.quickersite.com/Colorful/Safari/page.html skin.

The Titles for left | right columns are moved down from the correct position. You may found the fix below which is works for me. It's possibe there is another better way..

OK, you will be needed to add the text below into the style-artisteer-overrides.css

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.art-header-tag-icon .t .moduletitle
{
height: 30px;
color: #FFFFFF;/*#FEEBAA;*/
font-family: Tahoma, Arial, Helvetica, Sans-Serif;
font-size: 13px;
white-space : nowrap;
/*padding: 0px 6px;*/
margin-top: 0px;
line-height: 30px;
}
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Regards,

Igor

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