No logo without upgrade? (6 posts)

  1. xprt007
    Posted 3 years ago #


    I think you theme is great, but I find it astonishing that to add a custom logo, one must upgrade or have I overseen something?
    I do not remember seeing such a limitation so far ...


  2. sreapweb09
    Posted 2 years ago #

    This is the great bane, a most negative feature, of many WP offerings, whereby themes are offered without the option to insert the logo of the individual or collective publishing a website. Having migrated recently from other CMS platforms, we find this restriction actually makes useless (for us at least) many of the 'favourite' themes offered by WordPress community.

  3. gshaw0
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Easily fixed with a bit of tweaking to the PHP code ;)

    Open up header.php in the destro theme folder (make a backup copy first) then look for the lines relating to the logo...

    <div id="logo">
                                    <p class="logo_title"><a href="<?php echo esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ?>"><?php bloginfo('name'); ?></a></p>
                                    <p class="logo_desc"><?php bloginfo('description'); ?></p>

    and replace instead with

    <div id="logo">
                                    <p class="logo_title"><a href="<?php echo esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ?>"><img src="<?php echo get_stylesheet_directory_uri(); ?>/images/logo.gif" alt="Header logo" /></a></p>

    Place the logo file in the theme's images folder and tweak the CSS using Firebug if you want it aligned differently to the default setting (left)


  4. Rozza C
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Genius Idea!


    What would be really sweet though, is if you could switch between the two.

    May have to look and see if I can shoehorn that into the option page somewhere.

  5. kromes
    Posted 2 years ago #


    I've followed your suggestion here, as I have a similar issue. I can see the image but I don't know how center it by tweaking the CSS in Firebug. Also, the image appears smaller than the proscribed 1200 x 500 and I don't know how to fix that.

    I created my own thread regarding the issue.

    Any help would be very much appreciated.

  6. kromes
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Nevermind. Right after I posted this I figured it out. In case anyone finds themself in the same position this might help. Use Firebug for Editing WordPress Themes

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