Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
CarlCravens

Your Profile Photo Versus Avatar

Recommended Posts

CarlCravens    58

A helpful request...

 

I've noticed that a lot of you have set up a profile picture, but you haven't set an avatar picture. Most forums don't have separate pictures for this, so it's not really obvious... but if you set an avatar picture, it will show up beside your posts in the forum. I really appreciate when people do this, because it helps me keep track of who is talking. (I'm sure I'm not the only one here who is better with faces than with names.)

 

Find your name in the upper-right corner of the forum, and select "Settings" from the drop-down menu. Then below "Your Options," click the "Profile" tab. You'll see "Change Photo" and "Change Avatar" in the menu on the left... the first changes the photo on your profile view, the second changes the photo shown next to your posts in the forum.

 

settings.pngoptions.pngavatar.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Sherman   
Guest Sherman

Carl,

 

Nice tip! I do think this can be confusing for folks, but I agree that it's nice to see people's avatars. Of those who have them, most are the same as their profile pic (you and me included).

So, for anyone interested, just follow Carl's instructions above and use whatever image you like (within reason). If you already have a profile pic, just use that for starters---it's a piece of cake!

 

Sherman

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×