Creating a banner for my website

Overview

You will generally need two things to create a banner for your website...

  1. An appropriate image that would suit being a banner (99% of the time this would need to be a landscape image
  2. A image editor, like photoshop or similar.
  3. A template which allows the banner to be changed. Most templates available -
    (particularly the Customisable Options Templates) support this.


Common Image editors

  • MS Paint - which comes installed with windows - a detailed tutorial can be found here
  • Adobe Photoshop - a Professional, but expensive image editor available from  Adobe
  • PIXLR - a free web-based editor find it at pixlr.com


    Saving your image in the correct format

    Images will need to be saved as .jpg, .gif or .png to be usable within the CMS

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