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The customizer and other settings/options

What the tool does, what to do if it doesn’t work, and why you should do it anyway.

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Clickable header image in Clean Home

In all wp.com themes, the header image or the blog title works as a link back to your homepage. In Clean Home, the header image doesn’t work s a home link (as a rule, this happens only when the regular blog title is inside the image area).
If you wish to make the header image clickable, there are two solutions. Continue reading

Customizing the blog title in Blogum

The blog title in Blogum is black, and it comes with a decorative dash. If you don’t like the dash, you can use HTML in a text widget to hide it. Using a similar technique, you can also color the title, if you wish, or you can reposition the tagline.

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Clickable header image in Vertigo

In all wp.com themes, the header image or the blog title works as a link back to your homepage. Some themes allow you to hide the actual blog title and tagline (see list in my post Header images). That’s useful if you wish to add your own header image with the blog title incorporated in it as a graphic. But if you do that in Vertigo, Continue reading

Improving Bueno via Typekit

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In Bueno you can add a custom header image. You can set a background color or add a background image. You can use the unique Bueno Featured Posts widget (see this post). You can use the newly introduced custom Menus (see update at the end of this post)… …And you’ve got a horrible-looking header: … Continue reading

Hiding title and tagline in MistyLook

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In several themes, including MistyLook, you can upload a custom header image (full list here). When your image includes the blog title and tagline, the standard ones that show up above the image are redundant; for that reason, some themes include a “Hide Text” option. Unfortunately MistyLook doesn’t. Deleting the title is highly inadvisable … Continue reading

Header images

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In several themes you can use an image of your own for the header (the possibility isn’t always obvious when you view the thumbnails under Appearance > Themes, as some of them sport no image at all). The image can be a jpg or a png, or an animated gif. Two thirds of those … Continue reading

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