Creating An Avatar
[Only contributors will be able to create avatars, but this may be useful to everyone, to show how the site works.]
Lambert asked about creating an avatar, like the one you see next to my name in posts and comments.
What I did was go to â€œMy Accountâ€, and then to â€œEditâ€. Scroll down to the â€œPictureâ€, then click on â€œBrowseâ€ and search your hard drive for an image youâ€™d like. I used the same one I use for my Gravatar. It had to be vastly pared down to fit, and we have software called Picsizer that you can use to do it. Once I (actually my husband) had shrunk it and saved it, I just uploaded it through the â€œBrowseâ€ button, and voila!