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How to: Add Graphic to PageLines Branding Section

Goal: Have a graphic in PageLines Branding section and have it aligned with the bottom of the site logo, as well as aligned flush-right.

PageLines Framework v2.1.3
WordPress v 3.3.1

1. Turn off RSS/social media icons:

WP admin -> PageLines -> Settings -> Header And Footer -> UNtick “Display the Blog RSS icon and link?”

2. Functions file: Add this to child theme’s functions.php. (Notice that we’re hooking into “pagelines_before_branding_icons”):

add_action('pagelines_before_branding_icons', 'add_phone_number_');

function add_phone_number_( ) {
<img style="bottom:0;height:73px;position:absolute;right:0;width:223px;" src="http://bpelaw.designparc.com/wp-content/themes/bpelaw/images/phone-number.png" alt="Alt text" title="Title">

3. Upload graphic to: wp-content/themes/bpelaw/images/ folder

4. CSS file: Add the following CSS to allow the new phone number graphic to be on the same horizontal plane as the site’s logo

#branding .mainlogo-link, #branding .mainlogo-img {
display: inline;

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  1. I added google adsense ad to the right of my pagelines logo in the branding section but when the google ad is clicked it just links to my homepage. The logo is on the left but it’s link area spans the full width of the header over the google ad. How can I fix this so that the logo link is only on the left or remove it altogether so that my google ad works ?

  2. Sorry, I’m probably being completely dense but am learning as I go along and cannot find the “child theme’s function.php” mentioned in item 2 above. I assume it’s a file within WP but can’t locate it. Also can I be clear where I add the css. Is it on the site options / custom code of the dashboard. I am just using PageLines lite.

    1. Maggie & John, the “function.php” file is located in your child
      theme folder. I downloaded my child theme from the PageLines Store. It’s
      called Base Theme (WP admin > PageLines > Themes > Top Free
      > Base Theme). Your CSS file is also available in the child theme
      (Base Theme) folder.

      I just noticed, Maggie, that you mentioned you’re using PageLines
      Lite. I don’t think any of what I mentioned is available with the
      PageLines Lite version. I’m also not sure if PageLines Lite has child
      theme capabilities.

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