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#1 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Pagination Display on Top/bottom of Page » Today 02:53:04

I don’t have the code, but you can probably find it somewhere in the backlight/modules/pangolin-album/ folder.
(I think that’s the folder. Going from memory)

#2 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Pagination Display on Top/bottom of Page » Today 00:22:32

it looks like you're using phplugins to customize your albums? I see a div with a class of kp_gallery surrounding the gallery div.

If so, you'll probably need to modify your code to include the pagination code

unrelated to that, the html in the page copy has some issues

This is what the page source code is showing for the copy area:

<body><h2 style="text-align:center;"><b>Nature, Flowers, Macro, & Objects Gallery</b></h2>
					<div class="kpList">
					<li <b>View a slideshow by selecting any photo.</b></li><li <b>You can buy any photo by clicking the Shopping Cart-Plus & add a product on the next page.</b></li><li <b>Hovering on Photo or clicking the Green Info icon shows the photo description.</b></li>	

there shouldn't be a body tag there.
the opening list tag is malformed. It's currently <li <b>....

the <b> tag is deprecated from html 5. And those list opening tags need a closing angle bracket: <li>

If you want the text to be bold, then:
<li><strong>your text</strong></li>

#3 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Font awesome icon in top pallet » Yesterday 21:28:33

Well, it was a guess.
I think it looks fine fading in only when needed.

#4 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Pagination Display on Top/bottom of Page » Yesterday 09:48:33

I thought it displays above and below the grid by default. (As long as you have more images in the album than the “images per page” setting)
Can you post a link?

#5 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Font awesome icon in top pallet » Yesterday 03:04:54

Another thing:

In your css, you're using bottom: 940px; This will by highly dependent on the size of the browser window.
Use top: 5px; instead
more on positioning:

#6 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Font awesome icon in top pallet » Yesterday 02:55:11

the reason it appears as you start to scroll is that's that the script is telling it to do. The css initially sets the button to not be visible (display:none;)

So you can try changing that to display:block;

At any rate, the fading in and out has to do with the second part of the script. it has to do with this section:

if ($(this).scrollTop() > 200) 

that says if scrolling is greater than 200 then the next part of the code executes, the part that fades the button in. Otherwise, if scrolling stays less than 200, the button is faded out.

You can also try eliminating the whole section that deals with the button fading in and out. I'm not positive of the results though as I only know some of the basics of jQuery:

$(document).ready(function() {
$(".btn-scroll-to-top").click(function() {
$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, "slow");
return false;


#7 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Font awesome icon in top pallet » Yesterday 00:31:38

It’s behind the top pallet?
You could try adding z-index to the css

#8 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Font awesome icon in top pallet » Yesterday 00:13:16

you could probably do that by using the code most people are using and just changing the positioning (bottom and right):

https://ttg-tips-and-tricks.barbeephoto … ght-pages/

#9 Re: Backlight 2 Support » aligning Vegas slideshow » 2019-08-23 23:44:23

wrong selector. There's a class that starts with slug-. Try using that:

.slug-xxxx .gallery {
     margin: 15% auto 0;

But look at the page's source code. Look for the <body> tag and you'll see the classes.

post a link and I can tell for sure what selector would work

#10 Re: Backlight 2 Support » aligning Vegas slideshow » 2019-08-23 23:23:32

You can target the css more specifically using one of the body classes.
There is a class for the template, for instance, that you can use to target only albums using a particular template.

#11 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Font awesome icon in top pallet » 2019-08-23 21:28:21

Do you want to replace the search icon or add something new?

replacing the search icon with another icon is easy (it will still open a search window)
Adding an icon will be more complicated, maybe involving jQuery.
or maybe using the social_top hook in phplugins

#12 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Some galleries are not displayed correctly on Android » 2019-08-23 13:15:08

As part of the update process did you click on the Update Album Files link in the main Backlight dashboard.

#13 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Uploaded images centered and side by side failed » 2019-08-23 04:54:48

When I look at the page, the images are side by side.

However, align="center" is deprecated in html 5 and may not work in all browsers. And there are other problems with the html.
instead of:
<p align="center">your content</p>


<div style="text-align:center;">
<img style="display: inline-block;" src="" width=150 alt="Thea Oranje in Khajuraho" title="Thea Oranje in Khajuraho"> 
<img style="display: inline-block;" src="" width=150 alt="Peter Oranje in Mandu" title="Peter Oranje in Mandu"></div>

I cleaned up some of the image html adding quotes where needed and closing an image tag.

#14 Re: Backlight 2 Support » increase font size in Contact and About pages » 2019-08-23 04:29:11

In your custom css file, add this:

.slug-about p, .slug-contact p {
  font-size: 1.2em;

this targets the paragraph elements on the about page (.slug-about) and contact page (.slug-contact) only.

you can use px, em, or rem for the font-size

the base font size is 16px, so 1.2em makes that about 19px. Or you can use a pixel size, like 18px

More on the font-size property:
and here:

#15 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Existing Site, BL2 Multiple landing folders? » 2019-08-23 02:51:52

you can add as many top-level galleries as you like from within Backlight. You can also change the name of the existing galleries/ folder.
In Backlight, just go to Publisher. There's a button at the top to create new top-level galleries.
In Lightroom Publisher, you'll need to create a new Publisher service for each top-level gallery you add.

To change the name of the existing top-level gallery, in Backlight > Publisher, click on its name then click on Edit Properties.

#16 Re: Backlight 2 Support » More Mail Woes » 2019-08-23 00:57:16

looks like the Backlight servers are having an "issue"

#17 Re: Backlight 2 Support » increase font size in Contact and About pages » 2019-08-23 00:09:11

Custom css (Cascading Style Sheets) is a way to change styling (colors, fonts, display properties.....).

Matt can't include every possible design option, so for those that need to go beyond what the template controls can do, there's custom css.

You have two options.

You can create a custom css file ( … tylesheets) and target your changes to the Contact and About page in the custom css file using the body classes that are part of each page.
(this option is probably the least amount of work)

Or you can write your text using html in each of those pages and include the styling inline.
(this option means you don't need to create, upload, and use a custom css file. But you do have to write your text using html)

let us know which option you think you'd like to try. If option one, include a link to your site so we can see what body classes are being used on those pages. And also much bigger you want your font size to be. We can help you with the code.

Actually, include a link either way. A link to your site always helps.

#19 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Site e mail not working » 2019-08-22 06:12:56

correct, it would be a new email address.

Is there a way to increase the font size on the contact page only?

yes, with custom css.
which text? page text? form text?

#20 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Site e mail not working » 2019-08-22 04:18:23

If you have Bluehost you can just create a new email address.
Log in to Bluehost
Click on "email" in the navigation menu (the menu that has:   dashboard   home   cpanel   performance  mail   ....etc. )

Click on Create Email Account

After you've created it, look for the "Email Configuration" link. That will give you all the info you need to set up to send and receive email in your email client (Outlook, for example)

#21 Re: Backlight Support » Off-line Gallery status? » 2019-08-22 04:09:17

you can hide the album.
Just edit the album and under the Features tab check Hide from Album Set.

That won't take it off line, but it will hide it from any album set.
If you need it offline, you'll need to delete the album. But to keep the set of images together, you could put them in a regular collection.

#22 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Footer font-size » 2019-08-22 01:53:56

In the inspector, when I add it to the end of your custom css it works fine. Can you add it to your css file so we have something more to look at?

#23 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Footer font-size » 2019-08-22 00:46:39

try .copyright as the selector

.copyright {
font-size: 1rem;

#24 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Thumbnail quality and sharpness » 2019-08-22 00:18:56

If you change thumbnail or image size in the template you always need to republish.
If you just need the thumbnails, there's a setting in Lightroom Publisher to publish just the thumbnails.

#25 Re: Backlight 2 Support » Site e mail not working » 2019-08-21 22:01:30

What the document means is that you should create an email account through your host. there should be a place in the c-panel or elsewhere to create an email account.
It will end in so you’d have something like:

If you’re using gmail, then you can try the smtp option. You’ll need to fill out all the smtp fields. There are tool tips to explain each one.

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