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SalvadorRuizJr
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Changing the banner?

Post by SalvadorRuizJr »

Is there a way to change the Default Banner? I dont see it in the Admin panel
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jeevan25
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Post by jeevan25 »

create new image and replace the banner with new image. new image must have same extension and name of current banner.
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Post by Seraphic »

You must edit the html code found in the overall_header.tpl file.
Last edited by Seraphic on Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:34 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Post by Marshalrusty »

Assuming you have FTP acces (access to the files):

Open root/templates/your template/overall_header.tpl
Find:
<tr>
<td><a href="{U_INDEX}"><img src="templates/subSilver/images/logo_phpBB.gif" border="0" alt="{L_INDEX}" vspace="1" /></a></td>
<td align="center" width="100%" valign="middle"><span class="maintitle">{SITENAME}</span><br /><span class="gen">{SITE_DESCRIPTION}<br />&nbsp; </span>
<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" border="0">
<tr>


- To change the extension, filename, or path of the logo, edit the text in green
- To change where the logo hyperlink goes, edit the text in red. Replace with http://www.yoursite.com. You may also wish to change the alternative text (orange) to reflect the new location. (ex. 'Portal', 'Home', etc.)
- To change the logo, just overwrite the {root}/templates/subSilver/images/logo_phpBB.gif file with your own

If you don't have FTP access, you cannot change the logo.
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