Questions tagged [profile-picture]

For questions about the profile picture option, which allows users to upload a custom photo as their avatar. Not for questions about Gravatar.

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User avatars are not being served

Whatever it is that serves up user avatars has been randomly(?) failing for the past several days. I've checked this on several different browsers. If you go to the "Users" page of any SE site, you'll ...
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Is Swastika really treated as offensive even when it's used for religious purpose in Profile pictures or chat?

I have heard many controversies regarding the use of a swastika in Stack Exchange network. But all the cases I noticed were clearly using a Nazi swastika. To make it clear swastika are of different ...
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Official position on use of images on avatars

For three months until today I have used the photo of my Beloved as an avatar. I am the author of this photo, I as the photographer, I have copyright of the photo. But today I was blocked on the ...
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What is our stance on the use of copyrighted photos as profile pictures? [duplicate]

I asked this question on Aviation.Meta, but it has not gotten much attention so I am posting here a modified version of it. Scenario: A person joins a SE Community, and puts up or uploads a photo for,...
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Feeds are real, not fiction! (aka Feeds system account got wrong avatar)

Our beloved Feeds chat account suddenly got a new avatar: The source is: http://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/scifi/img/icon-48.png?v=73abb3 and happens to be the icon for Science Fiction & Fantasy ...
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Add an anonymous avatar for a removed user in Mobile view and SE Android app

When a user was removed in web-view we can see an anonymous avatar picture in their posts, but in the mobile-view and android-app that avatar is missing. It is simply showing their userid and it looks ...
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Uploading an avatar (profile picture) from a different source [duplicate]

Is there a way I can upload a picture to your service instead of Imgur? Or possibly use a gravatar link or from a webpage like Google?
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Changing Profile Picture Doesn't Work

I want to change my profile picture. I did all the necessary steps and it changed my profile picture- however, when I reload the page the new profile picture goes back to my old profile picture. I ...
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If I change my avatar (or profile/user image) can I return to the old one?

If I've decided to update my SE avatar (in any of the various ways well described in the answer to this question), am I able to return to either the original stock image or previous avatar images I ...
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Can I have an animated profile picture? [duplicate]

It seems to be forbidden (based on a meta question) but I don't see that in the Help. If it is, why? Can this feature be added?
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Can I change my display name programmatically?

I saw this user: dxiv and I thought that their name was their score in Roman Numerals, (or was at some time). Alas, they have way more than 514 points. But I wondered if there is a way to make my ...
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Some Users Profile Images not appearing [duplicate]

There are a lot of images not visible to me. My Own Profile Ian Alex Jolig abramlimpin The issue is actually very weird. The images are appearing on a machine but not on another. Both have ...
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Profile Picture Bug - Picture Dosen't Show Up on any Stack Exchange Menu Bar [duplicate]

I am having a similar issue to this with my profile picture not showing up on any of the stack exchange communities that I am a member of. I know this is not a huge concern but it is an issue that I ...
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Is it OK to have avatars that trigger phobias?

Having an avatar with a swastika is an obvious red card, as is exposing sexual or violent content. In some cases, even political messages and cultural references might be inappropriate. How does that ...
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How to share my Darth Vader winter hat display picture on facebook?

As a part of winter bash, Stack Exchange is celebrating the end of the year with hats! I love my SO display picture with these cool hats! Is there anyway I can save them and then share them? I ...
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Website complains about your profile picture after you've submitted it and have an account

I think I may have found a bug in the profile edit page and I want to report it so that the staff my have a look. For some reason my inverted PNG of au gratin potatoes was rejected when I used it as a ...
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Can I change my profile photo on the app?

I think the title is self-explanatory. Is there a way to change my profile picture in the way and if there is, how do I do it?
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Hats stay small and in the same place when profile picture expands with message in chat

I have recently noticed that in chat when I type enough and the profile picture expands with my message, the hat stays the same size and it stays in the same place (I have the Winter Bash app):
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Names can be hidden under hats in chat

If a user types a couple of lines right after each other in chat, the avatar grows to it's maximum size. So does the hat. Because of the size of the mask and the short length of the name, the name ...
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How to enlarge hat?

I see some users can enlarge their hats to the biggest size, and it entirely fills out their avatars. How do I do this? My only option is to moving it around, but I cannot make it large as I wish.
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Load profile avatars in chat using protocol relative URLs [duplicate]

I get a Mixed Content warning for all chat rooms due to users' profile pictures being loaded exclusively over http. Can we change the profile pictures to be loaded with a protocol relative URL?
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SO Careers should not be Gravatar-only [duplicate]

As for me - Gravatar does not work at all. I can't change my last gravatar to a new one, I always get 'Whoops! Something went wrong!'. I even can't file a bug, I can either read FAQ or 'ask community ...
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How do I change my username and profile picture? [duplicate]

Can anyone please tell me how to change my name and profile picture on Stack Exchange?
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Being able to change your profile picture and bio from the app

This is probably something that's been asked before, but it'd be a major convenience if a person would be able to change their profile settings like your picture and bio from the app. If you don't ...
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Why do my profile picture alone blurred exactly in Leagues page while looking through Firefox 40.0.3?

In the Stack Exchange Leagues Page of Webmasters, I have seen that my profile picture is blurred but I can see others picture are clear only. I checked my profile picture in my profile page and it's ...
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Profile picture on election page not updated, but all other information is

I have updated my profile photo in ProWebmasters and I noticed that it is not updated on the ProWebmasters election page (2013 election). But other information like reputation count, member for last 2 ...
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profile picture different on one community

I have the opposite problem of this post: careers.stackoverflow.com profile picture other than the gravatar one for some reason, my askubuntu.com profile picture is my facebook picture, and not my ...
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Revealing avatars in anonymous accounts [duplicate]

When one creates a post anonymously on a StackExchange site that allows it and supplies their e-mail address, the site leaks the Gravatar associated with given e-mail. I believe this is a minor ...
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Can the Gravatar images be sized to support HDPi displays?

When requesting a Gravatar image that's 32x32 and displaying it inside an <img> tag whose width and height are also set to 32x32, you end up with a blurry image being displayed to users with ...
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Profile picture is no longer greyed out if not on display

I just saw the new Careers profile editor design, and noticed that my Gravatar was no longer greyed out as it was before, since I opted not to display it. So I thought that the image now was perhaps ...
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Facebook cookies in linked profile pictures

The author's linked picture triggers an update of 6 Facebook cookies when I access the page. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31801791/migrate-the-system-from-rdbms-to-nosql I don't want to be ...
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click on user picture links to the same page

Just today I noticed that it is possible to click on the user picture (e.g. here: https://stackoverflow.com/users/22656/jon-skeet). I had the feeling that there is some more functionality behind ...
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Can't use my Google profile pic

Recently I signed up for the elementary SE the same way I've signed for all the sites in the network, via my Google credentials. Now, if I navigate to my profile and then to the Edit Profile & ...
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Updating all links to user avatars to use HTTPS [duplicate]

I've recently been firing pull requests at Stack Exchange's new blog on github fixing mixed content warnings, and found that HTTPS is pretty well supported on i.stack.imgur.com, which is where user-...
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Is there a way to get the same avatar on Area51 as I have on Meta? [duplicate]

On all the sites I have an account I have the blue avatar, the same as here. But I just noticed that I have a red avatar on Area51. I read here why. Is there a way to get the same avatar on Area51 as ...
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When is a gravatar shown for a user with a profile pic?

Gilles is a fairly well-known user, so imagine my surprise when I see a gravatar icon for his profile pic (or whatever it's called) instead of the customary mushrooms (?!). Yet when I hovered over the ...
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Uploaded profile pictures convert transparency to black

The transparency-related profile-picture bug appears to have either regressed or be still outstanding. (Either way it's not status-completed anymore.) Transparency shows as black with the size ...
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How can I use my Stack Exchange profile image on Data Explorer?

On all of the Stack Exchange sites, I have my own profile picture, not the default image. However, on Data Explorer, I cannot change the picture. It redirects me to http://en.gravatar.com. So how do I ...
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Selecting one uploaded avatar (as a moderator) selects the other/both

I was editing a user's avatar, and clicked 'Uploaded picture' (the yellow triforce). The preview instead changed to a pink unikitten. Clicking the Change picture button again shows the following: ...
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Why does uploaded picture show on all sites except this one?

My uploaded picture shows on all sites except Meta SE. I haven't set a different one here, it just shows the default picture. Seems to be a bug?
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Gravatar HiDPI in Chat

I have been noticing this bug. While the recent update renders all profile pics Retina-ready (HiDPI), the Gravatar-based profiles are still blurry on a Retina Display. Here is a screenshot: Also, if ...
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Do we have any guidelines or regulations that deals with using profile image [duplicate]

As user can add any image for his profile which can be offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency like obscene, vulgar, immoral, dirty etc. So Stack Exchange have any ...
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Move profiles images to imgur when linking Facebook/Twitter profiles [duplicate]

So I had a user today whose profile image wasn't loading. It turns the user's profile image was linked to Facebook since they'd signed up using Facebook auth, and the profile image had been pulled ...
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Where's My Profile Picture?

I can't see my profile picture anymore! This happens in every site that I joined (other than Meta.SE and Area 51 (where I have an default avatar)). Look here as my picture is replaced by a white ...
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Area 51 profile pic different

I have noticed that on the Area51 site that the profile picture which you have set for other sides is not shown and instead a default one is shown, and that you cannot upload profile pictures in the ...
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Change the profile picture for all sites without syncing the whole profile

I'm looking for a functionality to upload a new profile picture and use it on all SE sites but keep individual information in each profile instead of syncing the whole profile to all sites.
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Broken profile picture hosted on imgur.com using file:// instead of http://

My profile picture is broken on all SE sites but meta.stackexchange. I first noticed this on my stackoverflow profile. The src attribute of the image is "file://i.stack.imgur.com/JAQzE.jpg%3Fs=128&...
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imgur profile pictures loading over http on https pages [duplicate]

I noticed on this page all of the gravatars are loaded from imgur using http instead of https, is there a reason for this or is it a bug?
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Extend profile hiding in chat for suspended users

When a user is suspended, their account is reduced to 1 rep and all of his privileges are stripped. However, they can still join chat rooms. This leads to various forms of possible abuse (all of ...
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How can I edit my profile from the Android app? [duplicate]

How do I change my picture? How do I change my name?