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[SOLVED] Using a custom header image?


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Old Nov 9, 2012, 04:37 PM
Dynamik1
 
3 posts · Nov 2012
[SOLVED] Using a custom header image?

Hi,

I am trying to setup a blog for my wife's fitness business. I like this design, but I'm used to simply being able to upload a custom header image file. I'm sure there are many great reasons and lots of amazing other things that I have not even begun to scratch the surface on yet, but my wife paid a graphic designer to create her blog header image and we'd like to paste it above the menu bar area.

I apologize if this is sticky'd somewhere, but I'm really trying to get this done for her ASAP.

How to do?

Last edited by Dynamik1; Nov 9, 2012 at 05:18 PM.
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 05:09 PM
Dynamik1
 
3 posts · Nov 2012
And, I've got it :-)

Edited the header.php file as follows:
1. Added the <img src> following the <a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"> entry

<a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>">
<img src="http://www.YourDomainNameHere.com/wp-content/themes/montezuma/images/logo.png">
</a>

2. The image appeared all scrunched up so I had to edit the vertical space for the logo-img by increasing the columns available. Default was col2 - I changed it to col8
<div id="logo-img" class="col8">

3. Then I had to change the horizontal space by decreasing the columns available for the menu-wrapper. Default was col6, I reduced to col3
<?php wp_nav_menu( array(
'container' => 'nav',
'container_class' => 'menu-wrapper col3',

Voila!!
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 05:19 PM
Dynamik1
 
3 posts · Nov 2012
Maybe not so fast!

I seem to have increased the white space beneath the menu bar pretty significantly. I know this is RESPONSIVE, but I'm not sure where to reduce that space I responsively increased :-)
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 05:58 PM
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23,765 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
Remember all cols for a row have to equal 12
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 07:37 AM
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juggledad
 
23,765 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
try this: If you want the logo image

1) above the blog title/menu replace the 'banner-br' div in the 'header.php' with
HTML Code:
<div id="logo-img" class="col12 row">
	<a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>">
           	<img src="http://www.YourDomainNameHere.com/wp-content/themes/montezuma/images/logo.png">
	</a>
</div>

<div id="banner-bg" class="cf">
	<div id="banner" class="row">
		<div id="logo-area" class="col5">
			<<?php bfa_if_front_else( 'h1', 'h3' ); ?> id="sitetitle">
				<a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"><?php bloginfo( 'name' ); ?></a>
			<<?php bfa_if_front_else( 'h1', 'h3' ); ?>>
			<p id="tagline"><?php bloginfo( 'description' ); ?></p>
		</div>
		<?php wp_nav_menu( array( 
			'container' => 'nav', 
			'container_class' => 'menu-wrapper col7', 
			'container_id' => 'menu1-wrapper', 
			'menu_id' => 'menu1', 
			'menu_class' => 'cf menu', 
			'theme_location' => 'menu1', 
			'fallback_cb' => 'bfa_page_menu' 
		) ); ?>
	</div>
</div>
2) if you want it inline with the title and menu use this (adjusting the columns to your needs)
HTML Code:
<div id="banner-bg" class="cf">
	<div id="banner" class="row">
		<div id="logo-img" class="col2">
		  <a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>">
              <img src="http://www.YourDomainNameHere.com/wp-content/themes/montezuma/images/logo.png">
          </a>
		</div>
		<div id="logo-area" class="col3">
			<<?php bfa_if_front_else( 'h1', 'h3' ); ?> id="sitetitle">
				<a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"><?php bloginfo( 'name' ); ?></a>
			<<?php bfa_if_front_else( 'h1', 'h3' ); ?>>
			<p id="tagline"><?php bloginfo( 'description' ); ?></p>
		</div>
		<?php wp_nav_menu( array( 
			'container' => 'nav', 
			'container_class' => 'menu-wrapper col7', 
			'container_id' => 'menu1-wrapper', 
			'menu_id' => 'menu1', 
			'menu_class' => 'cf menu', 
			'theme_location' => 'menu1', 
			'fallback_cb' => 'bfa_page_menu' 
		) ); ?>
	</div>
</div>
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:14 AM
Virtualmotorpix
 
21 posts · Nov 2012
Is it possible to get a picture to sit behind the title, menu and tagline? I've tried placing it in so many different places now.

EDIT: Got it. Added my own class to header.php in the banner div, then entered the image and style in content.css

Last edited by Virtualmotorpix; Dec 10, 2012 at 10:19 AM.

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