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OpenCart 1.4 Template Design Cookbook by Tahsin Hasan

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Creating a promotional banner

In this recipe, we will see how to create a banner quite easily with GIMP for our store. We are going to see a step-by-step guide for it.

Getting started

We are going to place a banner image in the welcome message area. First, we will create the banner and then in the next recipe, we will place it using the admin panel.

How to do it

  1. First of all, we need to measure the size of the welcome message area in order to have the image dimension. For this, click the Firebug icon:
    How to do it
  2. It will open up Firebug; now click on the firebug inspector icon:
  3. And click on the welcome message area on the browser screen. You'll see the following ...

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