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Animated Avatars Edit

Is it possible to use a GIF as an avatar have make it animated? File:Mastereric.png (User Page) (talk)

It says on the help page that you can use any GIF as an avatar. You can try; per the help page, I'm pretty sure it'll work.
 themoticon-0159-music.gifBryce  Talk  Contribs  Blog  14:22,6/28/2011 

Uploading Problems Edit

Whenever I upload an avatar, the avatar gets cut off by a white banner on the upper part and the picture's lower part is missing. Master D 17:13, July 9, 2011 (UTC)

You need to crop it to 500px X 500px

Doesn't work Edit

For some reason, it simply doesn't work. The only place where my avatar changes is on the Preferences page. Everywhere else - my talk page(s), my profile, chats - my previous avatar persists.

The only exception to this is the default avatars. But whenever I upload a new one, it defaults to my old avatar. What gives? luckmanngrenadesignatur.png Luckmann 20:55, August 16, 2011 (UTC)

Hi, We have had a couple of reports of avatars not updating properly. The technical team is aware and investigating the issue. Sorry about that and happy editing! --Sarah@Wikia (help forum | blog) 22:48, August 16, 2011 (UTC)
Actually - they were able to fix it for you - enjoy! --Sarah@Wikia (help forum | blog) 22:59, August 16, 2011 (UTC)
Thanks! That explains why my avatar changed! However, it seems to be a continued problem for others, as well. I know several people that in the past days have tried to change their avatars, only to.. well.. not have them change! But it seems you're already aware of this. Again, thanks! :) luckmanngrenadesignatur.png Luckmann 14:46, August 17, 2011 (UTC)

I am actually having the same problem, and I wanted to ask if you could change it for me. Thank you! File:Sadvaultboy.gif Gheart File:Disguise.gif 16:08, August 17, 2011 (UTC)

I'm also having this issue, any help would be much appreciated. - Crazy Sam10 Talk Poll 16:33, August 17, 2011 (UTC)
Hi Gheart & Crazy Sam10, Can you both send in a message via Special:Contact with a link to the images that aren't uploading? That will help us to track them and get them purged. Thanks! --Sarah@Wikia (help forum | blog) 16:32, August 19, 2011 (UTC)

Text of page wholly out of dateEdit

You guys probably know this, but the entire text of this file needs to be rewritten in light of the new user mastheads. I've just created tardis:help:Avatars and am having to say "Don't believe what's written below" to make people ignore the innacuracies of the current file. —CzechOut 22:07, August 20, 2011 (UTC)

QuestionEdit

Where can I find an archive of all my old avatars? I accidently changed mine and lost my old one. SpOoKs MaStEr EiGhTy-EiGhT 20:07, November 2, 2011 (UTC)

There isn't an archive. You'll have to reupload it. Sarah@Wikia (help forum | blog) 21:50, November 2, 2011 (UTC)
You should make one. It'd be neat to see some user's creative talent. SpOoKs MaStEr EiGhTy-EiGhT 23:29, November 2, 2011 (UTC)
A user could keep an archive of their former avatars by uploading the images to a site like imageshack and having an archive section on their userpage or as a subpage, if their wiki's policies allow that. ZamorakO o (talk) 04:01, November 3, 2011 (UTC)

Avatar locations Edit

Under the "Avatar Locations" section, what about how avatars show up next to someone's name in Special:Chat? --— Haidro (talk) 05:48, August 26, 2012 (UTC)

Feel free to add that there! Thanks! Sarah@Wikia (help forum | blog) 16:46, August 27, 2012 (UTC)

I can't upload mine at allEdit

Basically, I have it set to 150x150 pixels, saved as a jpg, and it's 12.3kb. And yet, it doesn't take at all. It just says that the file was not chosen, even though I have clicked it many times as I would normally. Is this a bug? RaeLogan (talk) 03:55, June 22, 2013 (UTC)

Please ask this question on the forums. Thisismyrofl (talk) 04:04, June 22, 2013 (UTC)

Not WorkingEdit

Whenever I click on edit avatar link, nothing happnes.  If I open it in a new window or tab, I just get my user page.  Will someone please help me, and fix this?DivineLaw (talk) 19:05, January 24, 2014 (UTC)

HELP ME PLEASEEdit

Okay, I'm sick of this. My avatar refuses to change. I've uploaded it over eight times since Friday - and it still won't change. I'm very frustrated, and it's extremely annoying. Help? User:Sorrelflower/Sig 18:52, March 10, 2014 (UTC)

It's a bug. They're working on it. --Tupka217 19:33, March 10, 2014 (UTC)
It's been three weeks since I could last change my avatar. I know you're working as hard as you can, but the site keeps on getting buggier and buggier. It feels like almost everyday is finding new bugs and waiting forever for it to get fixed. File:Luna trotting wings down.gif Hey! Wait up!  File:Luna flying.gif 00:19, March 12, 2014 (UTC) Rylee has Klonoa


On an IPad Edit

How come I can't upload different pictures of my choice on an IPad, enpven though I picked small photos, I cropped them, and it still doesn't work! (my computers IP address is BLOCKED)RaiderZ (talk) 21:11, June 4, 2014 (UTC)

Animated Avatars not working Edit

I tried using GIFs for avatars but they doesn't seem to work. I resized the GIF to the appropriate standards for avatars in the wikia and the GIF normally works. But they don't move when I use them as my avatar.

Is it possible in the first place for them to move or not? Thanks for the reply. - Jopjopjop (talk) 10:44, June 23, 2014 (UTC)

I'm fairly sure a moving gif is impossible. --Tupka217 10:59, June 23, 2014 (UTC)
Is there other requirements to be fulfilled for it to work aside from the standard requirements for avatars? I tried mine and the file size is less than 100kb and the image size is 170x170. But it still doesn't work. :( -- Jopjopjop (talk) 11:03, June 23, 2014 (UTC)

Hello,

Is it possible to use different avatars for different wikis? Thanks! M͢ystr͢ile (talk) 23:16, September 19, 2014 (UTC)

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