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  1. How do I get rid of the search box opposite the header image in Oulipo? There are two seach boxes on the page so why have one in this position - any ideas?

    The blog I need help with is triskill.wordpress.com.

  2. To hide the search form built into the Oulipo header, add this to your Appearance → Custom Design → CSS editor:

    #search #searchform {
    	display: none;
    }

    Then if you wanted to replace the header image with a wider one, you could start with this:

    #header img {
    	display: none;
    }
    #header {
    	display: block;
    	background: url(http://triskill.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/cropped-1433.jpg);
    	width: 960px;
    	height: 80px;
    }

    Change the url() value to an image link from your media library. Note that a 960 x 80 pixel image will work best, but you could also adjust those values if you'd like.

  3. Thank you - That worked perfectly!

    Would you also know how to drop in a logo into the left hand side margin where the blog title and header are positioned?

    Cheers!

  4. Sure, this should do the trick:

    #main-nav h1.masthead a,
    #main-nav h1.masthead a:hover {
    	background: url(http://s.wordpress.org/about/images/logo-blue/blue-m.png) no-repeat;
    	padding-top: 100px;
    }

    Change the url() value to an image link from your media library. Change the padding-top value to the height of your image or adjust it until the logo placement looks good to you.

  5. Unfortunately that has changed my header image to the logo. I might have been a bit unclear. I was hoping to insert my logo into the left hand side margin instead of just writing the name of my company. Thanks for your help so far!

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