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I am having some problems with the footer on my blog. Take a look at it here. Right above the footer, there is a blank, black space with nothing in it. Above it is the feed url, but it isn't on the black background, it's on the background image of my blog. I code HTML and CSS, so I can apply custom rules, but the system is so complex that I don't know what to change. Any suggestions?

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closed as off-topic by Stephen Ostermiller Oct 15 '13 at 23:44

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I recommend you provide either a screen shot or some code (or both), whichever best represents the problem you're having. The problem with just providing a link to your blog is that once you fix the problem, this question won't make sense to anyone. – Bill the Lizard Aug 12 '11 at 19:17
Oh, I'm sorry. I'll post a shot. – daviesgeek Aug 12 '11 at 19:17
I was looking at the DOM (html structure) of your template and it's pretty messy. Actually your box is in <div id="HTML2" class="widget HTML"> and you links are on a div with class ="blog-feeds" outside of that box. I would recommend choosing a template that is semantic and simple in structure or you may have other problems in the future. – Osvaldo Aug 13 '11 at 8:23
@Osvaldo I know!! The structure is crazy, but I really want to keep this template. Can I possible just recode it? – daviesgeek Aug 13 '11 at 15:48

You've added a HTML/Javascript widget at the bottom of your template design. This widget is identified by id="HTML6". It only displays a linkwithin.com javascript code that generates a 1px image. By default widgets in your CSS have padding: 0 15px 15px and line-height: 1.4em. These rules are the ones that generate the undesired space.

Add the following CSS code to your template to hide it:

#HTML6 {
    padding: 0;

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