Help with "Emerald" theme?

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I sue emerald theme because it is the widest them I could find. This them allows you to add a banner but when I try it is just a small banner. Is there a way to make a banner larger? or is there a theme a wide as emerald that will allow me to change banners.

If you could list all the wide themes? The reason I want it wide is because I like the 3 column websites and the wider the better.

Casey Stubbs--
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Hi Casey,

The Emerald theme's banner is intended to tile across the top of the style and the recommended dimensions are 59x140px (I know they're currently hidden by the buttons on the style).

Other styles that may suit you:
- Tastelessly
- Clean Slate
- Red Planet

We have a style guide that may also assist you to decide which style to use: http://www.yola.com/yola-style-guide.

I hope that helps!
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Hi
I tried to load the image at 59x140. It looks terrible - the image is a tiny block on either side of the banner. This can't be right!
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Casey, it seems that you may be able to add a big banner after all. Please look at the example in this thread:

http://getsatisfaction.com/yola/topic...
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hey Casey, I'm having the same problem too... but kind of solved it. When you open the add banner and select it from your file manager, it'll pull up a small square only selecting part of your banner... DO NOT press ok... instead, press the cancel button and it'll insert the whole thing. But it'll still tile it... so the banner MUST be the exact length or bigger than the length of the page or the difference it is short, It'll tile.
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Thanks guys - good to know there's a workaround :)
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I gotta ask Marije - how do you pronounce your name?
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Marije, Official Rep

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Ma-ray-ya (different to the look!)
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Soo pretty! =) I knew that the j would make a Y sound.. but I wasn't sure how you put it all together. I love it! =)
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Eish people, I put the image in exactly as specified and then it tiled it. I don't want it to tile though. Tiling suggests that the image is too short to fill up the whole space and it should be repeated. How do I switch that off?
Many thanks
Angela
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gave this answer and tried it on a test site yesterday. Making the image large enough to fill the banner space some of the image was lost.

http://forum.yola.com/yola/topics/ban...

You can see how the image change from the original size to an expanded size.
The other images on your site fit well.

You have a wonderful site. Good luck with the image.

http://test3.yolasite.com/

I increase the size threw "paint" to 140% under image to attributes. Lost some of the pictures but it worked. Not a good either.

papa
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try resizing to 1008x140 instead of 59x140

papa
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Hi All

I discussed this with our developers and apparently there is no way to prevent tiling on the Emerald style in it's current implementation. We would have to create another version of the same style but that would cause problems for people who are already using it. We need to build in the ability to have different people use different versions of the same style and that is still some ways off for us.

For now I recommend avoiding this style if you don't want a tiling effect on your banner image. Our apologies!