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skiptomylu211

how to center a markdown block?

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Site URL: https://www.lulucheng.com/writing

i added a markdown block so i could embed an email signup form for my Substack newsletter. this is the html code i received from Substack to do that:

<iframe src="https://lulu.substack.com/embed" width="480" height="320" style="border:1px solid #EEE; background:white;" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

however, when i paste this code into the markdown block editor, it left aligns the signup form (white box below the 'sign up' button):

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how do i center the signup form on the page? i'm using the sofia template. 

thanks for any help or insight!

p.s. i removed the markdown block from https://www.lulucheng.com/writing for now, but the screenshot i've attached shows the issue i'm describing.

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On 4/18/2020 at 10:55 AM, derricksrandomviews said:

Push the block to the center using spacers on the left and right. Might just need one on the left. . 

how do i insert a spacer? (what’s the code i need to put)

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10 hours ago, derricksrandomviews said:

There is no code, just edit a page and add a spacer, just as you would add a text block or image block,  to the page and use it to move the markdown block. You will need to put the markdown block back up first of course. 

https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/206566717-Spacer-Blocks

ah, i see. i added a spacer on either side, but it's still not centered. it's more obvious on mobile:

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i think the problem is that the signup module itself is left aligned in the markdown block. and no matter how i resize the spacers on either side, i can't get it quite centered. is there a way to center the signup module within the markdown block (maybe using code)? 

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