Why no “custom header image function” on own-server-version?

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  • #111630

    seglarunt
    Member

    No themes I have downloaded offer me the function to import an own picture as a header image.
    Do I have to install any plugin for that?

    #111910

    Wrong forum mate, you need to ask over at wordpress.org.

    That said the themese you get for there need to be modified off site. In other words you need to alter the HTML and CSS yourself, then upload the theme to the theme folder.

    WordPress,com takes the difficulty out of this for the few themes that have custome headers

    #111912

    drmike
    Member

    Searching first would be even better as we discussed this just yesterday.

    Do note that since you have access to the theme files, you can simply swap out the image file with the one that you want.

    #112321

    Same problem here. I have my own site where I cannot change the header image :(

    #112322

    raincoaster
    Member

    You want to read the thread marked “Seven things to know before posting in the forum”. Also:

    Wrong forum mate, you need to ask over at wordpress.org.

    That said the themes you get for there need to be modified off site. In other words you need to alter the HTML and CSS yourself, then upload the theme to the theme folder.

    WordPress,com takes the difficulty out of this for the few themes that have custome headers

    Searching first would be even better as we discussed this just yesterday.

    Do note that since you have access to the theme files, you can simply swap out the image file with the one that you want.

    #112323

    atthe404
    Member

    Yes it is just a case of uploading the new graphic using ftp or maybe the file manager in cpanel.

    #112324

    anarkidiri
    Member

    @seglarunt

    Do I have to install any plugin for that?

    No. AFAIK, you don’t have to install any plugin for that.
    You just need to go to WordPress.org Support Forum :)

    #112325

    timethief
    Member

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