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Snippets – Salient Theme Hacks

By December 5, 2019March 12th, 2021Start
Salient WordPress Theme

I love the Salient WordPress Theme. I’ve pretty much been able to hack the heck out of it to get it to do anything I want it to. Here are some notes to myself, incase anyone else is interested.

Wider Drop Down Menus

/* wider drop down menu */
.sf-menu ul {
    width: 22em !important;

Customize Posts Hide Love Icons

@media all {
    .portfolio-items .work-meta {
        text-align: center !important;
        width: 100% !important;

@media all {
    .portfolio-items .work-meta h4 {
        font-size: 12px !important;

@media all {
    .portfolio-items .nectar-love-wrap {
        display: none;

Add background Image or Pattern Behind Header/Menu Area

#header-outer {
   background-image: url(;

Add A Button In The Secondary Nav

#header-secondary-outer nav > ul > li.button_solid_color > a:before {
    background-color: #ce5d25;
    display: block;
    position: absolute;
    left: 0;
    padding-bottom: 10px;
    transform: translateY(-7px);
    -webkit-transform: translateY(-7px);
    -ms-transform: translateY(-7px);
    width: 100%;
    height: 16px;
    content: ' ';
    z-index: -1;
    -webkit-transition: opacity 0.2s linear;
    -moz-transition: opacity 0.2s linear;
    -o-transition: opacity 0.2s linear;
    transition: opacity 0.2s linear;
#header-secondary-outer nav > ul > li.button_solid_color > a {
    color: #f7f7f7 !important;

Basic Media Queries For Salient

/* mobile queries */
@media only screen and (max-width: 1000px) {


/* desktop queriers */
@media only screen and (min-width: 1000px) {

/* all sizes */
@media all {

Chevron Menu Indicator To All Themes Variants

body header#top nav > ul > > a:after {
  content: "\f107";
  font-family: 'FontAwesome';
  text-decoration: inherit;
  display: inline-block;
  speak: none;
  font-size: 12px;
  line-height: 16px;
  height: auto;
  background-color: transparent!important;
  width: 8px;
  padding-left: 8px;

/* To get this to work you must change this: Header Navigation > Animation Effects > Header Link Hover/Active Effect > to Color Change */

Change The Secondary Nav Font Size

body #header-secondary-outer nav > ul > li > a {
    line-height: 13px!important;
    font-size: 15px!important;

Removing Lines Between Social Icons In Secondary Navigation

html body #header-secondary-outer nav ul li a {
  border: none!important;