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Homepage design issue (w/ pictures explaining the problem)

Postby mptorr » Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:16 pm

Hello all, hope some expert can help with this:

I want to have 2 static blocks below my Flash banner—the blocks should be visible ONLY on my Homepage.

The way I do this now is by adding the blocks via CMS > Pages > Home Page.

In “Content” I place the blocks below my Flash banner code, using:

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{{block type="cms/block" block_id="block1"...}}

But doing that makes the blocks contained within the same wrapper as the Flash banner (see CURRENT_LAYOUT.JPG).

I would like to add my 2 blocks and have some WHITE SPACE between the Flash banner and blocks (see DESIRED_LAYOUT.JPG).

Any ideas how to achieve this?

I have tried editing 2colums-left.phtml and/or page.xml files, but those changes affect to the whole site, and I only want this feature on the homepage.

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Homepage design issue (w/ pictures explaining the problem)

Postby edmondscommerce » Wed May 05, 2010 10:28 am

install firebug for firefox and try tweaking your CSS a bit to achieve this
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