Thursday, July 28, 2011

How to Widen Your Blog Title

I found how to widen my blog over at the Letter 4.  The link to their tutorial is here.  It is very, very helpful!  I used it to make my blog wider, and I am loving the amount of space!  The problem I had was figuring out the width that I should crop my blog title to, since the right side did not match up with my "pages" section.  I cropped many different sizes and finally came up with one that fit perfectly!  I want to share how I did it!

I started out with this image, that I made in Photoshop Elements.  I haven't used online photo software much, but I bet it would be easy to figure out on their programs.


My blog size is currently 1300 px wide.  The size I cropped this to that turned out perfectly is 1220 px X 275 px.  I am so happy with how it turned out!  Depending on your blog's width, you may have to try out a variety of sizes until you get what you like.  I cropped, saved, cropped, saved, etc.

I am no pro with this kind of thing, but I would be happy to try to answer any questions, or help you find the correct size!  I do know how to do that!

Check out my party tab to see where I am linking up!

5 comments:

Alyssa - Live, Love, Craft said...

So cool! I love the colors! Hey... would you be interested in guest posting on my blog? If so email me at teardrop@kc.rr.com!

Ladybird Ln said...

I have been wanting to do this.. Thanks for the info, and your blog looks FANTASTIC, thanks for showing off!

Carlee
www.ladybirdln.com

Lynda @ {ubersavvy} said...

Looks very effective. tHanks for the hints

Jamie said...

loving the wide blog! Super cute!
jamie@ theletter4.blogspot.com

Jenn Erickson said...

Stephanie, this is wonderful! Thank you for linking up to "A Little Birdie Told Me...". I'm featuring your post on my FB page.

Jenn

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