Padding CSS Changes Working With Inspect, But Not With Appearance, Customize

Using Inspect, I found that div class “layer-content” provides padding around my post titles and post excerpts (see screenshot1.png). If I change the left/right padding in the browser inspector to 0px, the padding is removed (see screenshot 2.png). However, changing the padding in Appearance -> Customize -> Additional CSS does not do anything (see screenshot 3.png). What might be preventing my padding changes from working? I’m using the Sparkling theme, and my site is


Hey there,

I hope you are well today and thank you for your question.

Try adding the !important rule

padding-left: 0 !important;
padding-right: 0 !important;

Best regards,

It works! Thank you for helping!

You are always welcome here :slight_smile: