The default Twenty Seventeen front page header image uses the full height of the screen except for the menu that appears underneath. This size of this header can be changed.
The default header image.
A reduced height header image.
The height of the header has been reduced by 50% in this example. Note that the header height includes the main navigation menu and so the image appears a little less than 50% in height.
Where and how to change the height of the header:
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