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I'm trying to edit my style.css file directly through the wordpress or template editor (Appearance > Editor). Instead, I now get a message telling me to use the customizer to add custom css.
I'm aware of the 'dangers' of doing this, but it's how I've been doing it for ages. I want to view the entire stylesheet at once and make multiple changes without having to write new rules for all my changes. Why has this changed and, more importantly, how can I get back to my old workflow?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. TIA
Thank you Victor. Quite a paternalistic change imo! I wasn’t sure where it came from.
Bill, I had the same feeling! I've been carefully editing Studiopress style.css files in the Editor for years.
I figure I'll just FTP download style.css and edit in Dreamweaver or Textwrangler, then send it back up -- carefully keeping backups and original copies, as always.
Thank you Victor, for the scoop.
Still loving WP and Studiopress,
Thanks for the insight, folks...one of my questions answered - what a pita!
Just chiming in to say I LOATHE not being able to just do a basic Cmd+F search through my stylesheets to make changes. I decided to pop over here just to see if anyone else was talking about it, or if anyone else knew of a fix in the works.
I hope they'll provide an option to use it the way we've all been doing it for years. I appreciate these safeguards for newbies, but some of us have been doing this for years and years and we really don't need this kind of hand-holding.
You can disable this new feature:
Users > Your Profile > Syntax Highlighting > Disable syntax highlighting when editing code
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, odnt!!
Thanks so much ODNT. This helps make life just a bit easier.
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