originally posted by: DontTreadOnMe
reply to post by Agarta, from the old thread
The following are step by step directions on how to set your new Avatar, Background, and/or Signature image. There are glitches that occur if some things are done out of order and you have not had an Avatar set already.
Avatar and Background
Between these lines is a transparent Avatar. If you are using a new background, highlight it and click to save to your computer.
or copy the following code: h ttp://files.abovetopsecret.com/files/img/ut4e7bd94d.gif
At the top of the main page, click on the small arrow (highlighted below) to reveal a drop down menu.
Select ‘upload’ (shown above) and it will go to this page;
You now need to upload your invisible gif to the site. Click the upload feature in the top left of the page to bring up this window;
Click on select files, and select the image from your computer.
IMPORTANT: To get the image to upload, you must then click the upload icon to activate it.
Once you have activated it, the picture will upload below the icon, and say 100% when it is finished. The images box will then close.
Locate and click on the invisible avatar picture. It should be at the top left, as it will be your newest upload. Then click on the small man icon as shown below to set it as your avatar.
Alternatively, if you wish to use the invisible gif code already posted, simply select the same drop down bar and select ‘account’ to the left (shown below). Then copy and paste the code into the ‘your avatar’ space as shown. Remember to remove the space between the h and the t at the beginning or the code will not work.
Now you need to place your background. Select and upload the image of your choosing by following the same steps above for avatar pictures above. Bring up the toolbar from the drop down arrow, and select ‘upload.’
Select the file from your computer, and then click on the cloud icon to begin the upload.
Once this is finished, click on the newly uploaded picture and select the small window icon (shown below) to set the image as your background.
You should now have a full length background with an invisible window in front.