[Xerte] Re: problems setting CSS for custom theme

ronm at mitchellmedia.co.uk ronm at mitchellmedia.co.uk
Thu Jul 14 19:18:36 BST 2016

Add background-color:#ffffff; to the #x_headerBlock styles?


#x_headerBlock {

color: #FFFFFF;

background-image: url(repeattop.png);

background-repeat: repeat-x;

background-position: right bottom !important;




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[mailto:xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Catherall, Paul
Sent: 14 July 2016 17:15
To: 'Xerte discussion list ‎' <xerte at lists.nottingham.ac.uk>
Subject: [Xerte] problems setting CSS for custom theme


Hi, just wondering if anyone can offer any advice on fixing the following
issue in Xerte, I have set up a custom theme (css) but can't override the
background/background-image of the top header/banner (I can for the footer),
it remains black when viewed in IE9, (this doesn't happen in other browsers
such as Chrome), I think it's being overidden by some core style maybe....

Here is an "offline export" archive of my object in HTML format:

Here is an "Archive export" archive which can be uploaded in Xerte

To illustrate here is the offline export running on a simple Web server:



I’ve also attached the theme files, normally this would sit at


I’ve not managed to test on an Edge computer yet, I guess one default
response to this is that only latest version of browsers are supported i.e.
‘update your web browser’…






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