The theme I am using on my blog right now is free. Since it is free, it means that I have to customize it myself. I didn’t like how the header was looking because it had my blog tagline overlapping with my blog title.
I had to change it for 2 reasons. I didn’t like it and I had to brand myself. I couldn’t figure out how to change, but a wordpress designer told me what I should do.
How Can You Change Your Blog Header
You need to look at the source code of your blog from your browser. You have to go to your homepage. Right click on any place on the screen (not on any link). Go to View Page Source. When the source code opens, hold Ctrl + F. This will bring the find box. You want to look for the location of the header code. In the find box, type in body. It would take you to the body code i.e. <body>
The next line in the body area is the header. In my case, it was
I downloaded my theme to my pc. I went to the images folder (…../theme/images). I looked for the word “mainwrapper”. I noticed on an image that had a blue background like my header and it was called main wrap. So I decided to rename my new header image as main wrap and deleted the old image. I uploaded the theme back to my wordpress.
Then I went to my header.php. I commented out the title and the tagline. I did this by using <!– –>. The space in between the dashes is where the text I want to comment goes into.