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    Mac and font resizing issue on WP template site

    Can anyone help with why this template site looks terrible on a Mac (at least Safari - see attached screenshot)? The huge slider font, all the font, the navigation is cut off, etc. And if resized in Chrome on a PC the slider text on a slide that isn't active but has more text (I can activate it), etc won't resize? Mostly concerned about how bad it looks on a Mac.

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    It doesnt look too bad on mac to me (nothing like in your screen shot). Anyhow, try to build a page up as deliberately and logically as you can. The first thing I see is that the all the content above the footer would ideally have a single wrapper around it to keep everything together, rather than having to write tons of extra styles for each content box.

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    Thanks Ralph. Appreciate the suggestion. Really cheap template site, though, so didn't estimate for changing the code. So you looked in Safari on a Mac and it looked fine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sculley View Post
    So you looked in Safari on a Mac and it looked fine?
    On a wide screen it looks fine, but if the browser narrows a bit, it falls apart completely, so it not realistically usable without modification.

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    Thanks Ralph. I just had two more people check the site on a Mac and they said it looks fine. Can you explain?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sculley View Post
    I just had two more people check the site on a Mac and they said it looks fine. Can you explain?
    If they just visited the site on their mac with a reasonably wide screen, the site would have looked fine. Most people have no idea how to test a site, though. If they had scaled the width of their browser so that it was narrower than the content, they would have seen the layout disintegrate.

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    Yup, that's what it was. I asked them to resize and it's breaking. Okay, thanks, I'm on it.

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    You should be able to see the same thing on PC browsers, as it's not a mac issue, as such.

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    Yeah, I see it. Thanks Ralph!


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