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Replacing the Default phpBB Logo

Replacing the Default phpBB Logo

Postby JohnMcK » November 18th 2003, 5:19 pm

subSilver and many other templates include the phpBB logo by default. This is usually the first thing that board owners want to change (myself included).

There are two ways to do this without changing the template. Both of these explanations assume that you are using subSilver, the methods would be similar for other templates.

Method 1:

First, open \templates\subSilver\overall_header.tpl and find this code:

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<table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="10" border="0" align="center"> 
      <td class="bodyline"><table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"> 
            <td><a href="{U_INDEX}"><img src="templates/subSilver/images/logo_phpBB.gif" border="0" alt="{L_INDEX}" vspace="1" /></a></td> 

The logo is specified here:

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<img src="templates/subSilver/images/logo_phpBB.gif" border="0" alt="{L_INDEX}" vspace="1" /> 

You can upload your new logo to \templates\subSilver\images,and edit the above line to specifiy the name of your logo file. So it would look something like:

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<img src="templates/subSilver/images/my_logo.gif" border="0" alt="{L_INDEX}" vspace="1" /> 

You can specify other supported image formats if your logo is not a .gif.

Method 2:

1. Name your logo "logo_phpBB.gif".
2. Upload it to \templates\subSilver\images\ replacing the existing logo.

Note: This method will only work with .gif files. You CANNOT rename a .jpg as a .gif and use it.

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