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Many themes provide an easy way to show a custom logo or banner for your site. All you need to do is to upload the image file (you can use cpanel or ftp), note the URL, and tell the theme to use that URL. You may want to test your desired logo or banner out on a test version of your site, to see if it is compatible with your theme.
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Many themes provide an easy way to show a custom logo or banner for your site. All you need to do is to upload the image file (you can use cpanel or ftp), note the URL, and tell the theme to use that URL. You may want to test your desired logo or banner on a test version of your site, to see if it is compatible with your theme.
  
# Upload your logo/banner to someplace handy.  A  good place to have the file hosted is, of course, the root of your forum. Note where it is, and figure out its URL. If you are using cpanel, you can use cpanel to tell you the link to the file. Copy the URL.
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# Upload your logo/banner to someplace handy.  A  good place to have the file hosted is the root of your forum (or an images folder there). Note where it is, and obtain its URL. If you are using cpanel, you can use cpanel to tell you the link to the file. Copy the URL.
 
# Login to your forum and go to Admin > Configuration > Current Theme  
 
# Login to your forum and go to Admin > Configuration > Current Theme  
# In the text input labelled '''Logo image URL:''', enter the URL you copied earlier.
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# In the text input labeled '''Logo image URL:''', enter the URL you copied earlier.
 
# Select the '''Save''' button to save your change.
 
# Select the '''Save''' button to save your change.
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*Note: for a theme not having the input in step #3 above, go to that theme's support topic for further assistance.
  
 
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Revision as of 08:09, 6 July 2015

Many themes provide an easy way to show a custom logo or banner for your site. All you need to do is to upload the image file (you can use cpanel or ftp), note the URL, and tell the theme to use that URL. You may want to test your desired logo or banner on a test version of your site, to see if it is compatible with your theme.

  1. Upload your logo/banner to someplace handy. A good place to have the file hosted is the root of your forum (or an images folder there). Note where it is, and obtain its URL. If you are using cpanel, you can use cpanel to tell you the link to the file. Copy the URL.
  2. Login to your forum and go to Admin > Configuration > Current Theme
  3. In the text input labeled Logo image URL:, enter the URL you copied earlier.
  4. Select the Save button to save your change.
  • Note: for a theme not having the input in step #3 above, go to that theme's support topic for further assistance.