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I have my awesome wordpress website here that I have been working on for weeks now and all is great with it except for one thing! For some reason when you try to look at the archives pages the whole page's font gets smaller. I mean, any navigation link, text link, paragraphs, titles, etc.

I've checked my CSS and files but I can't seem to find out what is different with just that one page. I've used firebug to find out maybe the scripting is off in a section but I've had no luck finding anything different. I've tried to copy over from the twentyeleven archive.php page so I'd basically start as new as I could and then add in my extras but that didn't seem to work either.

Had anyone come across this issue before or has advice as to what might be happening?

I appreciate any feedback!

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closed as off topic by kaiser, Stephen Harris, Michael, Rarst Jul 15 '12 at 22:27

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You're applying a font size of 12px to any objects with the class .date, but, this class is being applied to the body element because it's a date archive.

So make your .date rule more specific.

Protip: Using a non-IE browser, press f12 to bring up the dev tools and inspect the elements

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+1 because great minds think alike! – mor7ifer May 16 '12 at 18:58
Thanks guys! It's difficult to keep track of all the CSS for a wordpress website! – kia4567 May 17 '12 at 0:00

You're applying 12px font size to .date on line 260 of style.css. .date, along with .archive and single-author are being applied by body_class() (I presume) to the body of your post, thus changing the font size. For a full list of classes which body_class() can/does use, see the codex page for body_class().

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Thanks guys! It's difficult to keep track of all the CSS for a wordpress website! – kia4567 May 17 '12 at 0:00

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