Kathryn Presner

Theme Whisperer @ Automattic

Kathryn Presner

Theme Whisperer @ Automattic

Montreal, QC, Canada

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I thrive on helping people get the most out of WordPress. After a career designing and building websites for clients, I joined Automattic as a Happiness Engineer in 2012. I’m currently Theme Whisperer on the Theme Team, where I help folks with customization, configuration, and troubleshooting. I enjoy spreading my passion for WordPress and encouraging new public speakers at WordCamps, Girl Geeks, Ladies Learning Code, and other grassroots events. Non-WordPress obsessions include vintage Pyrex mixing bowls and growing garlic.

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Posted a reply to menu item on another line, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You're very welcome.

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Posted a reply to Can I change the title on posts page?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You're welcome!

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Posted a reply to [Intergalactic] read more change, on the site WordPress.org Forums: To install Intergalactic correctly in Polish, you'll need to follow a few steps, since Sela…

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Posted a reply to Sidebar not on Homepage, on the site WordPress.org Forums: No - you would need to do that in a child theme. You'd need some…

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Posted a reply to Image Post Type, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @alliphd Could you please provide a link to your site running Illustratr so I can…

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Posted a reply to Can I change the title on posts page?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @p4rker Given the way the theme is constructed, it's probably simpler to do this with…

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Posted a reply to [Intergalactic] read more change, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hi @marianek - let us know what language and we can take it from there.

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Posted a reply to menu item on another line, on the site WordPress.org Forums: I don't think this is a bug in the theme, as the issue is not…

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Posted a reply to Mobile layout: reality differ to the one shown on customiser, on the site WordPress.org Forums:You're welcome. :)

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Posted a reply to customizing – fail, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Glad it's working now. If the problem comes back, try the plugin deactivation technique I…

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Posted a reply to Mobile layout: reality differ to the one shown on customiser, on the site WordPress.org Forums:@zapa2005 It looks like you have the Jetpack mobile theme active. You can disable it…

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Posted a reply to customizing – fail, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @farmersavenue Are you having trouble opening the Customizer at all? If that's what you mean,…

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Posted a reply to Mobile: header-image missing and menu is blue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:@nowato It looks like you have the Jetpack mobile theme active, which isn't necessary since…

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Posted a reply to Sidebar not on Homepage, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @frompassportstoparenting Hi there! This is how Karuna is designed; the sidebar is not displayed on…

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Posted a reply to Center Overlay Text on Sela Theme Mobile Homepage, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @getajobkit - give this custom CSS a try in your child theme: @media screen and…

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Posted a reply to Do you see the ‘social links’ checkbox after creating social menu?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @beachsand14 On a self-hosted site, the social links menu requires the Jetpack plugin. Let us…

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Posted a reply to Font, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @farmersavenue The simplest way to change the font would be to use a Google Font…

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Posted a reply to How do you change background color between widgets?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @beachsand14 Please provide a link to your site so we can help you with the…

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Posted a reply to menu item on another line, on the site WordPress.org Forums: To figure out what's conflicting, you can try: - Removing all your custom CSS bit…

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Posted a reply to Google maps widget not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @xass1on This is marked as resolved, are you all set? If you do have a…

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Posted a reply to How to add text over the header image?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @beachsand14 Please provide a link to your site so I can take a look at…

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Posted a reply to menu item on another line, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You can try increasing the maximum width of your menu: .main-navigation { max-width: 700px; }

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Posted a reply to Too much white space, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Your site looks quite different from the Blask demo: https://blaskdemo.wordpress.com/ It looks like you're using…

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Posted a reply to Make Social Media links open in new tab, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @kowoonbacon You can make any menu item open in a new menu. In your Customizer's…

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Posted a reply to Carousel on homepage, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @essbeeay There is no carousel or slider in Goran, but you could look for a…

7 days ago

Posted a reply to Button 2 Content Options, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The original version of Button is no longer being updated. The last version of Button…

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Posted a reply to Featured post images on the homepage don’t fill the tile if image res. > 570×380, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Would you be able to provide me with a few of your images in the…

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Posted a reply to Adding a button: button class, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Looks good!

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Posted a reply to Adding a button: button class, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Thanks for pointing it out! I'm not quite sure why you're using two separate widgets…

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Posted a reply to Adding a button: button class, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Could you link to a a page or post with a button in the widget?…

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Posted a reply to Featured post images on the homepage don’t fill the tile if image res. > 570×380, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Is there anything I can help you with on your site at the moment? All…

1 week ago

Posted a reply to Adding a button: button class, on the site WordPress.org Forums:@zapa2005 Yes, you can add button code to a widget area. I'd recommend the new…

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Posted a reply to Stop Automatic posts on Dyad, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @nshimiemmy Thanks for the additional info. That definitely looks like a spam post to me,…

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Posted a reply to Button 2 Content Options, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @ampersandams Content Options is a featured available on self-hosted sites through the Jetpack plugin. When…

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Posted a reply to Dyad 2 fails to install wpcom theme updates plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Good question! Are you able to just dismiss or bypass the message, or is it…

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Posted a reply to bug report: search box padding, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Thanks again - I'll pass these along and we'll see what might be doable.

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Posted a reply to Can I use Lodestar Theme in WP.org?, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hi @l3ttie - I would strongly suggest you download Lodestar directly from its showcase page…

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Posted a reply to bug report: search box padding, on the site WordPress.org Forums:@oakhillman - yes, definitely interested, thank you! Feel free to pass those along.

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Posted a reply to bug report: search box padding, on the site WordPress.org Forums:@oakhillman Thanks a lot for the bug report. I see the issue on the demo…

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Posted a reply to Panel 2 – H2 color and decoration in Pique Theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You're welcome! You could use a file-comparison tool to find your changes. Here's an online…

2 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Stop Automatic posts on Dyad, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Can you paste the content of a few of those "automatic posts" here so I…

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Posted a reply to Dyad 2 fails to install wpcom theme updates plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @ravanh And if you downloaded the theme directly from its WordPress.com showcase page, the updater…

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Posted a reply to Remove Link (and Edit) from ‘Posted on’, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Glad you found a workaround.

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Posted a reply to All JavaScripts fail to load, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Closing duplicate - please stick to the original thread, thanks: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/all-javascripts-fail-to-load/

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Posted a reply to Change Font of the ‘Paragraph’ text, on the site WordPress.org Forums: If you use CSS along, you are limited to the standard fonts everyone would have…

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Posted a reply to logo & site description on pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums: You're very welcome.

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Posted a reply to The header and menu fonts when they load change, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Content is displayed in the theme's default font first, so readers can start reading right…

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Posted a reply to Dyad 2 fails to install wpcom theme updates plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @ravanh Do you get the same message when installing Dyad 2 on a site that's…

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Posted a reply to Featured post images on the homepage don’t fill the tile if image res. > 570×380, on the site WordPress.org Forums: That's definitely odd; if the bottom three images were all the same size and aspect…

3 weeks ago

Posted a reply to Color palette, on the site WordPress.org Forums: @tiduj I created a Gist for you, with Ixion's green and white palette. Feel free…

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