Fonts, CSS, Greek Yogurt

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I've copied the Greek Yogurt theme to a new folder and given it a new name, so I could make some background color/image adjustments. I'm having trouble with fonts, though.

The default typeface for body text seems to be Georgia (from typography.css). We want our body text to be Verdana instead. I've changed the reference in typography.css from

div#main-container, div#main-container ul li {
/* customize_p-font */ font-family: 'Merriweather', Georgia, serif; line-height: 1.8em; font-size: 14px; /* customize_p-font */
/* customize_text */ color: #000; /* customize_text */

to

div#main-container, div#main-container ul li {
/* customize_p-font */ font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 1.8em; font-size: 14px; /* customize_p-font */
/* customize_text */ color: #000; /* customize_text */

In the text.css file, I've replaced

body{font:13px/1.5 'Helvetica Neue',Arial,'Liberation Sans',FreeSans,sans-serif}

with

body{font:13px/1.5 Verdana, Geneva,sans-serif}

I've cleared the cache in both concrete5's settings page and my browsers, but still everything's coming up Merriweather/Georgia.

I must be missing something. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks.

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drbiskit replied on at Permalink Reply
drbiskit
It sounds like your site possibly isn't pointing to your new theme directory - as a first port of call, you should make sure that this is happening.

When you say that you have copied Greek Yoghurt to a new folder - can you expand a little on exactly the steps you did maybe?
PineCreativeLabs replied on at Permalink Reply
PineCreativeLabs
If you copied this theme to a different folder, it is possible that you are still using the original theme. Make sure that the theme you modified is selected and active in the dashboard Themes section.

A much simpler way to customize the theme (if you haven't already figured it out), is to go to the Themes area in the dashboard, and for 'Greek Yogurt', select 'Customize'. There is an editor where you can make the changes yourself. You can learn more at the link below:

http://www.concrete5.org/documentation/using-concrete5/dashboard/pa...
cradock replied on at Permalink Reply
Wow, thanks for the tip on the Dashboard's Customize option. I had used that to adjust colors, but didn't see any way to affect typeface choices. Just now I clicked on the "Add Your CSS" link, and I replaced the original value

font-family: 'Merriweather', Georgia, serif; line-height: 1.8em; font-size: 14px;

with this

font-family: 'Verdana', Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 1.8em; font-size: 14px;

I then cleared the cache for both the Dashboard and the browser, and it worked! My default font is now Verdana.

I really appreciate the advice, and the ease of use that Concrete5 has.