I’ve searched “high and low” for a concise explanation to describe how I can add a hyperlink to my main header image, to no avail. I’m new at WordPress and would appreciate a simple “how-to” explanation if possible.
Since I have included the Weblog title and tag name in the image, I am not using this information in the options. Therefore there is no link to the blog home page from within the blog. I would like to add a “home page link to image. Is this possible?
I have no idea what Expression is like as I’ve never used it. Basically if you’re doing anything to WordPress it has to be done by hand anyway. I can only hazard a guess that in Expression Web the php has been processed, which is why it appears differently to Notepad?
For those neophytes out there (like me), I’ll explain the steps I took so that it may help others…
1. I learned that as Richard mentioned, I need to use Notepad to edit the pages.
2. Downloaded FileZilla (free ftp program suggested by WordPress) so I could transfer files via FTP.
3. Learned that the appropriate file to modify is the Header.php file located in the theme folder in the directory. I downloaded a copy of this file as back-up. In my case, this file is located at Blog/wp-content/themes/default/
4. Within the Header.php file I found the following script and highlighted the text…
This works great! I don’t know how it works but it does. My whole header image is a hyperlink to the main page. My suggestion to WordPress is to make this much more intuitive by allowing an option in the admin option page to allow the header to be a hyperlink rather than the title.