Cannot place a simple custom header on News theme

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    noah
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    http://www.genesisdevelopment.leaseholdknowledge.com

    I have been trying for hours to upload a simple custom header image on my site using the News Theme and I cannot do it.

    My header size is 960 x 250, but I cannot prevent it being cropped to 960 x 110.

    I have changed the functions.php file to this:

    /** Add support for custom header CHANGED THIS TO 250 FROM 110*/

    add_theme_support( ‘genesis-custom-header’, array(

                ‘width’            => 960,

                ‘height’           => 250

    ) );

    I have changed the style.css and deleted css that I thought might be blocking this, as Firebug will show.  But nothing works.

    I attempted to use this procedure and FTP-ed the image as “customer_header” to the theme images: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/change-dimensions-of-wordpress-custom-header?replies=6

    That did not work either. Should it be this complicated? Any help very gratefully received …

    #39334

    braddalton
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    Go to Line 175 in your child themes style.css file.
    [css]
    #header {
    background-color: #fff;
    border-left: 1px solid #d5d5d5;
    border-right: 1px solid #d5d5d5;
    border-top: 1px solid #d5d5d5;
    min-height: 250px; // Change the height here
    margin: 0 auto;
    overflow: hidden;
    width: 960px;
    }
    [/css]
    Line 226
    [css]
    .header-image #title-area,
    .header-image #title,
    .header-image #title a {
    display: block;
    float: left;
    height: 250px; // Change the height here
    overflow: hidden;
    padding: 0;
    text-indent: -9999px;
    width: 465px;
    }
    [/css]

    You shouldn’t need to change anything else.

    Another option is to try the Genesis Simple Header plugin.


    #39929

    noah
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    Post count: 38

    Thanks brad. This worked on my test site. Now I have a very similar problem with the real one which is live: http://www.leaseholdknowledge.com.

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