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What? O.o

Okay it seems that there are a lot Gaians who don’t know how to edit their profile,
so I’ll explain to you how to change your profile backgrounds. ^^
From now on with screenshots, because it seems a lot of you still had trouble.
You can click on the thumbnails to enlarge the pictures.

If you have questions about BBCode, don't ask me, I'm not gonna help you with that.
You can get more info on BBCode here: http://pear.php.net/pepr/pepr-bbcode-help.php
That should help with just simple things. I don't know anything more then what's on that site.



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Please stick to these rules:
1. Please ask something in normal understandable English, or I won't answer.
2. Please explain a little, don't just say: "my profile doesn't work"
3. Please read the first post really carefully before asking something, ok?
4. I am just an average Gaia user, Not a moderator!
Please respect that I don't know all the answers to your questions.
5. Do not PM me.It's getting kind of annoying...


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Before you start

Before you start you need to make sure you have the right profile settings,
this is how you do that:

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Go to My Gaia -> Account Settings -> Profile options

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Make sure Choose Profile is set to Current

Don’t forget to click User Image on the botom of the page!


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How to apply your own background

First pick a picture and upload it on a picture hosting site.
For example here: http://www.photobucket.com/ (You will have to register an acount.)
Save the URL somewhere or copy it. Be sure to copy the line after 'Direct link'.

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Go to Gaia and click on: My Gaia and then Profile.

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When you're on your profile you click Edit My Profile Layout in the upper right corner.
When you click that you’ll probably have to wait a second.
(If the Edit My Profile Layout is not there you probably haven't confirmed your email account yet.
Go to your e-mail right away and confirm your registration to Gaia.)


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When the blue bar appears you click Theme. A popup will open.
(You can now pick a theme that matches the background you want to add,
if you want to change it.)


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Then click on the tab that says URL.
There you paste the URL of the background, you have saved/copied earlier.
Click on Add and exit the popup.

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Click save, and the click on view to see your profile.

Whoohoo you made it!
Tip me? :3 Click the button above this post that looks like this: User Image
Also I'd love it if you gave the topic a User Image.

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It didn't work?
If it doesn't work and your profile changed back to how it was before,
then you probabbly didn't follow all the steps.
What to do now:
1. Read this post again, and see if you missed something.
2. Maybe a post in the Helpful Quotes section below might help you.
3. If It STILL didn't work, I can't help you.
Don't PM me cause I wont answer.
It's probably a problem with Gaia. Maybe it'll work again in a few days...


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Helpful Quotes
Some helpful quotes from other Gaians are listed here.
Don't forget to tip the person who helped you out! I'm sure they would appreciate it!

Elgin_U1613
Hey! I just got it to work!
well, not really...

just put this in the CSS

html
{
background: url(http://ImageUrlhere.com/mostlikelytheimagename.jpg)
}


and it should work
Also, put your Images Url in it.

If you need any help I might just make a youtube video on how to do it. (might make one anyways)


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How to apply a profile theme from tektek in 10 easy steps.

If you don’t want to make your own profile you can also download one from tektek.org
This is how to pick one and apply it to your profile:

1. Go to tektek.org and click Gaia Profiles.

2. Find one you like and click it.

3. Copy everything beneath this sentence:
Copy this CSS code into your Theme Override box

4. To make sure you don’t lose the code you could copy and paste it
and save it in Microsoft Word or something like that.
Or do the other steps in a new window.

5. Go to My Gaia -> Account Settings -> Pofile options

6. Make sure Choose Profile is set to Classic
(It really has to be set to Classic, or it wont work!!!)

7. Click User Image to make sure it's set right.

8. Paste the text you copied from tektek.org in the Theme Overridebox.
Please make sure it’s all of it!

9. Don’t forget to click User Image!

10. Go to My Gaia -> Profile to show your profile.

Whoohoo you made it!
Tip me? :3 Click the button above this post that looks like this: User Image
Also I'd love it if you gave the topic a User Image.


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You want the Gaia Guides and Resources forum. Its a subforum.
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Okay ^^

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for it wasn’t even whole to start with… User Image - Blocked by "Display Image" Settings. Click to show.
how do i change the backgrounds brightness? or how do i make it transparent? (see-through) confused
doesn´t work
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how do i change the backgrounds brightness? or how do i make it transparent? (see-through) confused

You can't do that... Unless you make a profile override yourself, or download one. You can find some on www.tektek.org
heart Thank you so much! I just started today and I have been on google for like 2 hours trying to do this background! I'm so happy I found you!!!!! (^_^)
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heart Thank you so much! I just started today and I have been on google for like 2 hours trying to do this background! I'm so happy I found you!!!!! (^_^)


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