How to Change the Logo on Your SharePoint Site

On your WSS v3 site, there are actually two “Logos” that can be changed from the default setting. The first one is the Header image, which is part of the Title and Description.

The second one is the Site Image, which can be found in the right column.

Below are step-by-step instructions on how to change both of them:

To change the Header image:

  1. Log in to your SharePoint Site
  2. On the right, click Site Actions>>Site Settings
  3. Under Look and Feel click Title, Description, and Icon
  4. Skip down to the Logo URL and Description section.
  5. In the URL field, enter the full URL for the logo image you want at the top of your SharePoint site.

    NOTE: If it’s your own image, you can first upload it to a document library on your SharePoint Site and copy the URL.

  6. Click Click Here to Test to ensure the image appears correctly.
  7. If the imageappears correctly, enter an Alternative text description for the image. This text will appear when you hover over the picture.
  8. Click OK to complete the process.

To change the Site Image

  1. Log in to your SharePoint Site
  2. On the right, click Site Actions>>Edit Page. You will now be in Page Editing Mode.
  3. Above the Site Image, you’ll see a box that says Site Image with edit in the right corner. Click edit.
  4. Click Modify Shared Web Part
  5. In the first field, entitled Image Link, insert the URL of the image that you would like to use.

    NOTE: If it’s your own image, you can first upload it to a document library on your SharePoint Site and copy the URL.

  6. Click Test Link to ensure the image appears correctly
  7. If the imageappears correctly, enter an Alternative text description for the image. This text will appear when you hover over the picture.
  8. Change any other options on the appearance of your Site Image.
  9. Click Apply to view the change or OK to complete the process.

How to Change the Title on Your SharePoint Site

The SharePoint title is the title at the top of your SharePoint site and also in the top bar of your Web browser when you access your SharePoint site. Changing the title is simple, however you must have full control permissions to do so. If you meet this criteria, simply follow the steps below.

  1. Log in to your SharePoint site
  2. Click Site Actions>>Site Settings
  3. Under Look and Feel click Title, Description, and Icon
  4. In the Title and Description section, fill in the Title.
  5. Click OK.

For more help, see our SharePoint Tutorial Video on Changing the Title Description and Logo.