How to add a logo or image to your WordPress Blog

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There are thousands and thousands of Blogs, but what makes some stand out is the cool logo or image that they sport in their headers! Adding a logo means adding to the brand name and it is also important, considering the design aspect of a blog.

You can always make a simple logo in Paint or Adobe Photoshop. Or you can search on the internet on how to create one. Many websites also allow you to create a logo absolutely free of cost.

Once your logo is ready, its time to insert it on your blog.

In this example, I will be inserting a logo on my blog – techreviews4u.com

To do so, follow these steps:

1. Upload your logo where WordPress is installed or go to > Posts > Add new > Add an image > (Simply upload your logo now)

2. In the link field, add your blog’s URL .

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3. Again, click on the image and go to “Insert/Edit link” Set the target to “Open in the same window”

In short, what we are doing is uploading the logo and setting its link target to your own blog.

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4. Go to the “HTML” tab and  copy all the text.

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5. Now Go to > Appearance > Editor > Header

6. This is the most important step now. You have to replace this text –

“<h1><a href=”<?php echo get_settings(‘home’); ?>”><?php bloginfo(‘name’); ?></a></h1>

<p><?php bloginfo(‘description’); ?></p>

<h1><a href=”<?php echo get_settings(‘home’); ?>”><?php bloginfo(‘name’); ?></a></h1><p><?php bloginfo(‘description’); ?></p>”

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with this. In my case it is:

“<a href=”http://www.techreviews4u.com/” target=”_self”><img class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-2840″ title=”Tech Blogger” src=”http://www.techreviews4u.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/tech-blogger-logo.jpg” alt=”Tech Blogger” width=”330″ height=”111″ /></a>”

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7. Done ! It should now appear on your blog.

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