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Inserting avatars

Judy MayberryJudy Mayberry Posts: 1,951
edited 12:01AM in Off Topic
Can someone tell me how to insert an animated avatar from a free site? I want to do it for my grandson, and don't know how to make it work. I tried, but only got the strings below, not the avatar.

Here's what it shows:

HTML code:


Direct link to avatar:
http://img1.jurko.net/avatar_1252.gif

Forum signature (it doesn't say any particular forum):
avatar_1252.gif

Please tell me how to get it into his profile, or signature, or where ever he want to use it.

Thanks,

Judy
San Diego
Judy in San Diego

Comments

  • Judy MayberryJudy Mayberry Posts: 1,951
    Ok, I see it got in. So is the last string for inserting Forum signature the right one?

    The HTML code doesn't show in the post. I'll try to show it again:
    Judy in San Diego
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
     
    Hi Judy,

    I just finished playing with avatars over on the main forum page for c tredwell @ http://www.eggheadforum.com/index.php?option=com_simpleboard&func=view&id=693973&catid=1. If you read my two post over there they may help. As I understand it the avatar graphic should be on your hard drive so it can be up loaded from there. The graphic should also be 70 X 70 pixels in size so you may have to do a little editing there. Hope this helps,

    Gator

     
  • Judy MayberryJudy Mayberry Posts: 1,951
    I did see the posts and they didn't mean much to me, having never gone through the process. But I'll give it more attention and play around with it. I don't know why the avatar worked with the "Forum signature" code. Maybe that code is the one to experiment with.

    Later, 'gator (I've been dying to use that on you)

    Judy
    Judy in San Diego
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    LOL, I get the "Later, 'gator" from my brother all the time.

    I think the "Forum signature" image can be larger then an avatar. Avatars are pretty specific. The avatar you are trying to use is 100 X 79, I think the prescribed size is 70 X 70. It is an animated gif file and may be tricky to resize.

    Later,

    Gator (LOL, It works for me too.)
  • bobbybbobbyb Posts: 1,349
    test ignore
  • AshmanAshman Posts: 375
    Test ignore #2
  • AshmanAshman Posts: 375
    ignore test 2nd avatar
  • AshmanAshman Posts: 375
    ignore test #3
  • bobbybbobbyb Posts: 1,349
    ignore
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