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Help with this header thingy

kyeugh

probably the only american on here 🇺🇸🗽🦅
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So, let's assume I want to use this here picture for the thing I'm about to say.



I want to make it so I can write text over it using HTML/CSS. That is to say, I want to be able to use this banner in several instances throughout my website, but have it say different text on it every time. Is there a kind of stylesheet/attribute etc. that can help me do this?
 

Butterfree

Still loves Joltik, though!
Staff member
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You'd want to use the header as a CSS background image on a regular element that contains the text and ensure that the relevant element is always of the correct size by setting its width and height properties.
 

Hiikaru

Run.
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Are any of these what you want?

Image is in the CSS (everything linked to the stylesheet will have this header):

HTML:
<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
    <head>
        <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css"/>
    </head>

    <body>
        <header>
            <p>Title!!</p>
        </header>

    </body>
</html>
Code:
/* Header image */
header {
    background-image: url("13hom.png");
    background-repeat: no-repeat;
    width: 511px;
    height: 44px;
}

/*Put the text actually on the header instead of floating away*/
header p {
    padding-top: 12px;
    padding-left: 15px;
}


Image is in the HTML:

HTML:
<!DOCTYPE html>

<html>
    <head>
        <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css"/>
    </head>

    <body>
        <header>
            <img src="13hom.png">
            <p>Title</p>
        </header>

    </body>
</html>
Code:
/*Put the text actually on the header instead of floating away*/
header p {
    margin-top: -35px;
    margin-left: 20px;
}
Instead of those, you could also have it so that in your HTML you have <header id="doduo_header"> on some pages and <header id="lugia_header"> on some other pages, and then the CSS would look like the first CSS example. (Headers that you don't talk about in your html pages would be invisible)

Code:
/* Header stuff that applies to Doduo and Lugia headers both */
header {
    background-repeat: no-repeat;
    width: 511px;
    height: 44px;
}


/*Put the text actually on the header instead of floating away*/
header p {
    padding-top: 12px;
    padding-left: 15px;
}

/* Stuff for the specific headers */

#doduo_header {
    background-image: url("13hom.png");
}

#lugia_header {
    background-image: url("lugia_header.png");
}
edit: Putting it in a <header> piece in the HTML isn't necessary, just so you know! It could be some other tag.
 
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kyeugh

probably the only american on here 🇺🇸🗽🦅
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so, let's assume i want to make "header-sub.png" my h2, and "header-main.png" my h1. how would the CSS for that look?
 

mewtini

sorry guys, don’t lose
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so, let's assume i want to make "header-sub.png" my h2, and "header-main.png" my h1. how would the CSS for that look?
Uh, exactly the same thing as h1. Except for h2.

use the CSS Ki gave you and alter the part that says h1 to h2 :p
 
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