Playing around with blockquotes

Being a problogger, I take pride in ensuring that my blogs are all running in the best condition possible. That includes making sure that the theme each blog is running on (I use WordPress for a large majority of my blogs and websites these days) are coded to comply with XHTML/CSS standards and also ensure that there are no bugs along the way. Sometimes, however, things go amiss when I entrust the coding of my custom themes to 5K people whom I thought are excellent coders, but fail miserably in delivering what I expected of them to do.

A good example of what I am talking about is the coder who initially did this WordPress theme for me. Upon the recommendation of another guy, I entrusted him to do the coding work for the custom theme of Blogging For Money, with the condition that it must conform to the PSD design file as closely as possible. Unfortunately he did not do too well a job at that and the blockquotes are not showing up well…or I should say, hardly at all.

This sentence is a blockquote.

Because the idiotic coder didn’t stylise the blockquote, one can hardly discern the blockquote from the rest of the text! So I hope the next coder who reads this fixes the problem by ensuring that the blockquote appears like this:

A nice thin blue line next to the blockquote, which should be easily doable via CSS. Now this is what I call a blockquote!

Updated: The blockquote is working again, thanks to a coder whom I hired :mrgreen:


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