Customize (Pro)! Add a top banner to your paper and newsletters

PRO badge.png  Extend your branding by adding your own customized top banner to your paper, your newsletters, and your subscription confirmation emails.


Papers that have included branding have vastly higher engagement and views than those that don't. Simply adding a top banner to your paper and newsletters to your subscribers will go a long way to give your paper it's own look and feel.   


Don't yet have a banner and don't know where to begin?  If you're one those talented artsy types who have no problem at all creating stunning visual graphics, then we take our hat off to you!  However, if you're like many of us who struggle with creating graphics, then be sure to read our blog post on how to quickly create good looking graphics using PicMonkey.  Once you've created your graphic, use the instructions to upload your photo.    Screen_Shot_2014-02-19_at_6.54.04_PM.png     


Add your custom top banner to your paper

  • From your Paper Settings Dashboard, click Web NewspaperLayout & appearance > Look & feel > Top Banner to upload an image.

  • Click Screen_Shot_2014-02-17_at_3.03.30_PM.png to upload your image.  

  • See our summary of recommended sizes.

  • If including a hyperlink, it must begin with http://

  • You must own the copyright or have the necessary rights for any content you upload.



A Pro paper with a Top Banner



 Add your custom top banner to your newsletter

 From your Paper Settings Dashboard > Newsletter ServiceNewsletter Layout > Add a top banner. 

 No matter which newsletter type you've selected, you can include your paper's top banner.

Under Newsletter Options, turn on "show paper banner".  

If your banner image already includes your paper's name, you may want to hide the paper title and subtitle as well.


Subscription Confirmation Emails 

Your top banner will automatically be added to your Subscription Confirmation Emails. News Page App (on a WIX site)

Using the News Page App on your WIX site?   Follow the instructions under the section Add your custom top banner to your newsletter above to add a top banner to your newsletter and your paper.



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Updated:  Julia Yaziji May 6, 2016

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