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Hi folks,

You must have seen my previous tip "Youtube Like Pagination". In addition to that, I'm going to show you how to make search bar more attractive and matching with youtube like pagination.

Simply copy and paste the following code into advanced CSS box. That's it. 

If search image link is broken, please find the attached file and download it. 

Keep adding and keep enjoying. Subscribe to tips for NCs for more.

Also you can contact me for better network customization and other ning stuff @ bernardmax@gmail.com

The Code 

<!-- SEARCH BAR CUSTOMIZATION BEGIN -->

.module_searchbar .xg_module_body {
-moz-box-shadow: inset 0 1px 5px rgba(0,0,0,0.25),0 1px 0 #fff;
-ms-box-shadow: inset 0 1px 5px rgba(0,0,0,0.25),0 1px 0 #fff;
-webkit-box-shadow: inset 0 1px 5px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.25),0 1px 0 white;
box-shadow: inset 0 1px 5px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.25),0 1px 0 white;
filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Gradient(GradientType=0,StartColorStr=#ffc8c8c8,EndColorStr=#ffe6e6e6);
background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#C8C8C8 0,#E6E6E6 100%);
background-image: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#C8C8C8 0,#E6E6E6 100%);
background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top,#C8C8C8 0,#E6E6E6 100%);
background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear,left top,left bottom,color-stop(0,#C8C8C8),color-stop(100%,#E6E6E6));
background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#C8C8C8 0,#E6E6E6 100%);
background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom,#C8C8C8 0,#E6E6E6 100%);
}

.module_searchbar .xg_icon-search {
background: url(http://api.ning.com:80/files/BGFE84IJT1uV9RBHKKRGAVdQQLfuOBoefOT*aXST3Lzu6pGhGWy-j1ZcFpZeZ-JvTHt44l8DCAw8oDYtgVP5ME-dJq2cgXc2/search.png?xn_version=201210232201) no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;
height: 31px;
width: 90px;
}

<!--SEARCH BAR CUSTOMIZATION END -->

 

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Replies

  • Nice and slick! I dig! :) Thanks!

  • Nice :)

  • sweet

  • NC for Hire

    Thanks guys...

  • NC for Hire

    Hi Hoao,

    There is another attachment. Please open that...copy and paste it directly. If it still doesn't work, let me know. 

  • NC for Hire

    Hi Joan,

    Where did you paste the code? Top of all codes inside Advanced CCS? Bottom of all codes inside Advanced CCS? Just change the place and see what happens. 

  • NC for Hire

    Thanks Joao. Glad it worked for you now. 

  • Look how I customized mine Bernard! great tip, now I would like my darn search box to go back to the normal rectangular shape LOL George has done a wonderful job hellping me to clean up my network so hopefully he sees this and acts! I also want the container the blogs are held in to be rectangular shaped opposed to that whats become "default CSS styling for ning networks" lol no offense guys, just trying to stand alone a bit :) but great tip, I implemented this with ease!

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