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header image fails

I am running free Vantage (great choice, works beautifully but..). I want to have a background image for the header. I see that using Appearance>Costomise>Theme Design>Page and putting it there doesn’t work. I found your suggested code

header#masthead {
background-image: url(“https://fleecejazzorgukremote.local/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/image.jpeg”);
}

running local, put it in additional css where other little mods have worked, nothing happens.

I am a relative newbie, really need help on this one.

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  1. 2 months, 12 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Dave

    Thanks for reaching out.

    Glad to hear you’re giving Custom CSS a try.

    To confirm, the setting at AppearanceCustomizeTheme DesignPageMasthead Background Image didn’t work? If so, are you perhaps using the Logo in Menu header layout?

  2. 2 months, 12 days ago Dave Lyons

    I am using it in Site Identity which doesn’t seem to work either.
    Dave

  3. 2 months, 12 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Dave

    Site Identity doesn’t have a header background setting that I’m aware of.

    If at CustomizeTheme SettingsLayoutMasthead Layout you’ve selected Logo in Menu, the Masthead Backround setting at CustomizeTheme DesignPageMasthead Background Image won’t be applicable.

  4. 2 months, 12 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Site IdentityLogo won’t be displayed if you’ve added a logo at CustomizeTheme SettingsLogo. All settings work but the Theme SettingsLogo takes precedence over Site IdentityLogo. Vantage had a logo setting long before WP added a logo setting to the Customizer hence the settings double-up. All are functional but there is an order of application.

  5. 2 months, 12 days ago Dave Lyons

    Thank you very much for this. Loaded down with domestics so will use your info tomorrow.
    Dave

  6. 2 months, 12 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Sounds good. Chat then!

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