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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Moving Twitter widgets around on the page - how can I get this to sit on the right?

I have fairly basic html / php coding skills and it may well be the case that I really need to get better at CSS in order to achieve what I'd like to with this particular challenge.

On our website we have a Twitter widget that self-updates with our tweets. You can just make it out lurking at the bottom of this page (Fig 1) but I'd quite like it to sit neatly on the right hand side of the page (Fig 2), which was achieved by taking a screenshot of the page and manipulating it in Paint.

The best I have in my coding armoury is stuff like 'float right' and that sort of thing, which doesn't appear to work particularly well.

Does anyone have any suggestions for a simple fix or do I just need to better educate myself in matters of page layout?

Fig 1

Fig 2

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