Nixon's Memoirs: New banner

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

New banner

testing Posted by Hello

Can anyone give me a tip as to how to delete the old one off my template? I can't seem to pinpoint the exact html to eliminate.


At 5:37 PM, Blogger William Teach said...

I wish I could help you, man. Not familiar at all with Blogger. With typepad, I would go into the Control Panel, and go into the Files, then look in the PiratesCove folder, and the "picture" files would be there. I wiped a whole bunch of my practice uploads for my banner.

BTW, I like the new one. Looks good

At 12:13 AM, Blogger Julie said...

Hey, I had the same problem with mine and I will try to remember how I did it. Right now it's after 3am in Georgia and my brain isn't working too terribly well! Anyway, I'll get back with you tomorrow about that!! Talk to ya later..

At 1:16 PM, Blogger Tony Mc said...

I viewed the source to you page and I believe if you delete this line of code:

img src=""It should go away. Not sure but it looks like you used blogger as an online storage for the banner. If that doesn't work. Send me an e-mail.

Tony Mc

At 1:21 PM, Blogger Tony Mc said...

This comments section is having a hard time letting me post html. This goes along with the first comment, this is the first part of the code that needs to be deleted.

a href="

I did have to get rid of a couple of open and close tags, (ie <>) but I think you can figure it out.

Tony Mc

At 1:23 PM, Blogger Tony Mc said...

How can an OU fan live in the heart of Hog country?

Tony Mc

At 1:25 PM, Blogger Tony Mc said...

I went back and read you post again. Were you talking about the old, plain, maroon, template, that just has Nixon Memoirs?

If that is the case let me know, I think I can help with that also.

Tony Mc

At 2:56 PM, Blogger Nixon Casablanca said...

Yeah, it's the plain one below that I'm looking to get rid of, and leave my new one.

Well, I'm an OU alumni, and no, its not easy with all these SEC Sooner-Haters around here. You know I actually had to listen to crap like "Hey, at least Arkansas WON their bowl game!" last year?

Thanks for your help.

At 10:17 PM, Blogger Tony Mc said...

Ok I think I got it figured out. I was in the process of changing my header anyway, so this worked out good.
First go to
/*Blog Header, and delete the following

background:#710 url("") no-repeat left top;
margin:0 0 0;
padding:8px 0 0;
Make sure you get the beginning and ending paratheses or they will show up on the header.

If you want to put the new banner where the old header was located, do the following. Scoll down to
!-- Blog Header --

Take out the following

h1 id="blog-title"

Nixon's Memoirs

p id="description""A great writer is, so to speak, a second government in his country. And for that reason no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones."
-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn /p

and replace it with the following image file, which I believe is your banner.

img src=""

I had to leave out a few of the < > signs, for some reason it won't let me leave them in the comments if it is a closed tag.
Just remember to preview before saving.

Hopefully this helps, if not let me know and we'll try again.

Tony Mc

At 5:34 AM, Blogger Nixon Casablanca said...

Thanks, man, I really appreciate the help. I think I've always known just enough HTML to be dangerous, but not very effective. I like the results.

At 9:06 PM, Blogger Julie said...

Hey, looks like you got it!! I changed my template around and it literally took me ALL afternoon to get it right!! I really like you're new banner though! It's great! Sorry I was late in getting back to you to help but I've been swamped down here in GA..funny now that I am not working, I'm staying busier..geez..what's up with that!! OK, well, I'll check back tomorrow..Hopefully I'll have some time to catch up with my favorite blogs!! Julie

At 2:10 PM, Blogger Len Kutchma said...

Hey Nixon! Found you via Tony's blog Leaning Right. Nice place you have here - I'll pop in now and then.

BTW, the new banner looks great.

At 5:20 PM, Blogger Nixon Casablanca said...

Welcome, Len! Thanks for stopping by. I've linked ya, and will visit you as well. :D


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