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I have uploaded a file as my main logo within the theme settings but would like a different logo on the main page. The theme I am using has a custom css option within the theme settings, can I use custom css to only change it on the front page and not the rest of the site?

Theme: http://demo.ghostpool.com/?theme=bounce-bp

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Your question needs to be considerably more specific. Please show us the code for the logo in index.php – AndrettiMilas Jan 24 '13 at 17:22
Sorry, here are my php files: index php- pastebin.com/YEMnpR2g header php- pastebin.com/n7vdZdZ3 – user26480 Jan 24 '13 at 17:49
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It looks like the theme designer has a means for you to use a different logo on the homepage. Looking at your header.php on lines 83-93.

If your theme detects that this is the front page, the title is enclosed with an <h1> tag, otherwise it is enclosed in a <div>. Both have id='logo'.

If you can add custom css, you could use css image replacement to replace this <h1> tag with a different image on your homepage.

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That worked perfectly! Thanks everyone! – user26480 Jan 24 '13 at 19:10

at header.php you can found this tags:

<div id="logo" style="">             
    <span class="logo-details">Bounce |   Example Homepage 1</span>
    <a href="http://demo.ghostpool.com/bounce" title="Bounce"><span class="default-logo"></span></a>                    

You just need access the a style-colorchoose.css at line 43 and change image path at class .default-logo, if you inspect using chrome developer tool you can find this class calling a logo from CSS using this class I mentioned.

Know if this theme offer a solution to change logo it's other way they cannot help you.

Contact me if you need a help.

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Yes, the theme offers a solution to upload a logo which I have uploaded already. The problem I have is that i need a different logo on on only 1 page(homepage). I found a css file which references the themes colors and it shows this: /* Logo */ .default-logo { background-image: url(lib/images/logo-darkblue.png); } – user26480 Jan 24 '13 at 18:15
But this action change a logo every pages. To change only to home, you need saw how class is applied to home, using a inspector at chrome you can saw all classes applied to body and using this you can add a exception adding line after default-logo this way: .classe-home-used .default-logo { background-image: url(http://yoursite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/logo-onlyhome.png); } – Rick Benetti Jan 24 '13 at 18:25
That darkblue.png is the default logo for the theme, it was replaced when I uploaded a logo using the option in the theme settings. Here is the site: are.massideation.com – user26480 Jan 24 '13 at 18:30
The .default-logo class only gets applied if you haven't specified an image in the theme options panel. – cpilko Jan 24 '13 at 18:30

There are many ways to do this. Let's go.

1. Just Header File

Open your header.php and find when logo is displaying and add conditional home tag. Something like this:

<?php if(is_home()) { ?>
<!-- your custom logo for home here -->
<?php } else { ?>
<!-- your theme logo function here -->
<?php } ?>

2. Using CSS Background Image

Open your header.php and go to tag. Add the body_class() function.

<body <?php body_class($class); ?>>

Now, you can customize any element on home with CSS. For Example:

body.home .default-logo {background-image:url(your-custom-logo-for-home.jpg) !important;}
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