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Substituting an Image file in a theme (is it simple?)


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carola

Community Member, 12 Posts

17 July 2008 at 8:50pm

I am a total novice with this type of software, but hope to make a simple personal Website
I have "borrowed" a theme, and have substituted the header image for a jpg of my own, using the exact same dimensions of size and pixels, and the same file name as in the header image jpg in the theme's image folder.
Unfortunately flushing the cache still leaves me with the original header image.
There must be more to it!!
I would be most grateful for any advice on this subject.

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simon_w

Forum Moderator, 474 Posts

17 July 2008 at 9:05pm

Most likely you'll need to replace the image.

Also, your browser may be caching the image. Try emptying your browser's cache.

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carola

Community Member, 12 Posts

19 July 2008 at 9:42pm

Simon_w Thank you for your advice. Deleting the Firefox browser cache, immediately replaced the original header jpg perfectly with mine.

That advice is well worth remembering and using again as required.