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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Representative search results for Google?

Google offers the way to show the Google+ Avatar on any Google Result. Currently I'm thinking about if it would be a nice feature, if the Avatar of the guy providing the "accepted" Answer for a ...
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I have uploaded a picture in stack overflow. But I cannot see it now

The profile picture which I have uploaded through my home pc is not getting reflected in my profile in stackoverflow. Any probable reasons for this? Is there a normal delay? I also don't see profile ...
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Add image in profile - “web” does not expect UTF-8 characters

I tried changing my profile image using the "web" method with the following URL: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/22/Habit_de_Mar%C3%AAchal.jpg It was denied, saying it was the wrong ...
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Registering on a new site uses Identicon instead of Gravatar

This is now the second time I've encountered this. I have only ever used a gravatar (and predate the identicon option), but when I register on a site in the network I haven't logged in on before, my ...
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Profile picture change after editing user profile fields

I always had the auto-generated Identicon picture as my profile picture. Yesterday I edited some fields in my user profile and my profile picture suddenly changed to another Identicon. I liked my ...
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Profile Picture disappears when error

I was trying to change my Display name to some thing new. And I changed twice today but when I try to change the name again the error Message apperas: Oops! There was a problem updating your ...
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Why cannot I change my profile picture on Area 51 like on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Why is isn't there any option on Area 51 (like there is on Stack Overflow) to change my profile picture? I tried many ways to change the picture, but I am not able to change the picture. Note: Kindly ...
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Image on my profile always gets truncated

The image on my profile always gets truncated. I tried different images and different sizes, but they all get truncated. I could not find any image size information in the Stack Overflow help file.
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Eeeek! what is happening to my profile image in chat [duplicate]

I posted my meta profile link in chat and my image got defected this is how its looks in my profile as you can see and in chat I want that butterfly back :)
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bug in user image in chat

In chat certain users image is not showing correctly but when we change 16 to 18 in image src it just works fine please let me know if its dup i tried but couldn't find
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Bug upload picture Stack Overflow

I've got a bug while I'm trying to change my avatar on Stack Overflow. When I want to change it, I've got a strange display bug. After I successfully uploaded my avatar from my computer, nothing ...
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Image got clipped in half [duplicate]

Today I came across a post of a new Stack Overflow user. I realised his image got clipped in half... Here is an image of the post: .. You can find the user profile here and the relevant post ...
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Profile pictures hosted on imgur are broken in mobile view

I noticed that when using the mobile view (either on mobile device or from desktop computer) some avatars are broken, including my own, when inside question page. For example: Quick check show ...
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Gravatar is changing to my Facebook picture on Stack Overflow

On Stack Overflow, I logged in just now and noticed my gravatar was changed to my Facebook picture (using Firefox). I never changed it myself and thought it was strange, so I changed it back. After ...
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Profile Flair Bug [duplicate]

I am having problem in the Flair of my StackOverflow profile. The picture of any other user or person and reputation and badges are mine. What it can be ? and why ? The picture in the flair shown ...
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Synchronize/change Area51 profile image [duplicate]

I just visited my Area51 account and noticed that my profile picture is not the same as on all other sites. According to this recent post the image will be synchronized when synchronizing the ...
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Extend the “find users by OpenID, Email etc” tool to find matching profile pictures

We have a persistent troll on Physics.SE who uses the Opera-mini proxy farms to (unsuccessfully1) disguise his/her endless unregistered socks. However, I believe that he/she has many fewer gravitars ...
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Why is my avatar picture showing up blank? [closed]

Lately, my avatar picture is not showing up. Instead, I get a grey box. I've even tried making a physically smaller image (256x256) and uploading that in its place, but it's still not showing up. ...
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Transparent user images [duplicate]

I uploaded an image for my Stack Overflow account and it had a transparent background. Now it has a black background. Is it possible to have Stack Overflow default to a white background instead of a ...
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Is it possible to delete an image loaded to “Change your picture” for user profile? [duplicate]

While considering if I wanted to change my user image to something less abstract I came across a question that I could not find the answer to. It seems to me that there is no way to remove an ...
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Change profile image globally

I changed my profile picture two weeks ago using the "upload picture" functionality on Stack Overflow. On my Network profile and Stack Overflow profile, the new image shows fine. However, on my other ...
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How is ThiefMaster making his avatar so sharp?

Look at the moderator page for SO. Near the bottom is ThiefMaster - if you are looking at the page on a Retina display, you can see that his avatar looks much sharper than anyone else's. How'd he ...
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How can I set zoom in my profile image when mouse hover [duplicate]

Often, I saw someone's profile picture and some profile details showed in a popup when I moved my mouse over that profile image. For example, see the image below. How can I set this option in my ...
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Animated profile picture on mobile site

As I was looking at this answer on SO mobile site on my iPhone, an animated profile picture caught my attention. Animated gifs are not allowed on profile pictures, but this one managed to show up on ...
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Stack Overflow default profile images [duplicate]

On Stack overflow each profile by default has a beautiful pattern as a profile image. I am curious to know: How these images created? Are they unique for each users?
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Some of the users' profile picture are not appearing fully [duplicate]

Recently, I saw many, but today I found two They are Ayesha Hassan judith nisha Shimon Rachlenko This one is on meta. I tried their profile urls in chrome, firefox and safari(I don't have IE), ...
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Profile Images with copyright

What happens if a user uses a copyright image as a profile image on SO or any other site? Is it ok to use such images because according to law it is illegal to use anything which has a copyright? My ...
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Whole image should be clickable on “change picture” link

There is a related question: Please make “change picture” link in profile take up the whole box it is inside of But, my suggestion is that the whole profile picture / avatar be clickable instead of ...
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One profile image to rule them all

Why my stack exchange profile picture is not replicated to all my stack exchange logins? It appears only in stackoverflow profile. I registered and login with my google account. I don't use ...
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Picture is changed to previously uploaded image when “Change picture”-Dialog is closed

In my profile I have two pictures for my profile, one from Gravatar and one that I uploaded previously. As profile picture I have selected my Gravatar. Now I have the problem, that my Profile image ...
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Avatar distorted at certain sizes [duplicate]

I was in the Python chat room today, when I noticed that one user's avatar changed color depending on how many posts in a row he had. Other chat room members confirmed that the avatar looked strange. ...
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What are the displayed and maximum uploaded profile picture sizes?

I am going to make a new avatar, but upload it directly using the new upload feature. I didn't see any information about the allowed sizes. What is the maximum size, in pixels and bytes, for ...
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Elections are unaware of the uploadable avatar system

The most recent Stack Overflow election nominee, ChrisF, noticed something interesting. His avatar on Stack Overflow is a dog, but on his post on the election page, it shows his face instead. And on ...
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Non-gravatar profile pictures in Careers

Now that we've got non-gravatar profile pictures, we should have the same functionality in careers. It still only allows gravatar pictures. There's an old pre-native picture question asking basically ...
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“Upload a new picture” button. Quite misleading

When I heard of the new method of uploading my picture, I immediately tried it. What I remember is that I clicked the "Change picture" link that slides up when I hover my account picture, then clicked ...
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Facebook imported picture is breaking the network profile design

This user strikes again. This time it's: Link to the original profile picture: http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc6/273260_1427736689_310442525_n.jpg I noticed it can be fixed by ...
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Suspended user can still upload an offensive profile picture using the new “Upload Picture” functionality

Normally, moderator actions can't be reversed. This is especially true if a user is suspended. We generally allow people to do whatever they wish with their profiles (within reason), but profile ...
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Don't use Gravatar as the default profile picture for new users

We have received a few complaints recently from folks who signed up on one of the sites to ask a question or post an answer and were surprised that their avatar was automatically pulled from Gravatar. ...
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Why is there a peeking duck in my profile pic?

In my SO profile, you may see something odd: a peeking duck. I've just recently uploaded this new profile picture of mine. I checked it after the upload and everything's fine. After a few hours, I ...
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How do I change my profile picture on main user, Area 51?

How do I change my profile picture on my main user on Area 51? I successfully changed it on my discuss user (hovered over my profile picture, clicked link "change picture"), but the "change user" link ...
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My gravatar is not visible on Stack Overflow

I have added an avatar in Gravatar before 2 months and still not visible on Stack Overflow. I have also selected it. When I go to gravatar and see , it is selected but still no luck. Please help.
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Why was my gravatar removed on meta? [closed]

I have a confession to make. I am not Jeff Atwood (surprise!). However, I happened to have (and still do, except on meta apparently) his picture as my gravatar just for fun. It certainly wasn't ...
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'change picture' hover overlay on avatar in profile page is transparent

The avatar "change picture" hover overlay link that has been saved from overjumping. It's now white text and transparent background, so the text is not readable (unless it's dark below): Used to be ...
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“change picture” pop-up link issues

There are 2 things related to "change picture" pop-up link in SE profile which look like bugs (at least for QA specialist): Link pops up even when mouse pointer is above the marked region: I'd would ...
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Please make “change picture” link in profile take up the whole box it is inside of

I have a suggestion for the new profile picture function. When you hover over your profile picture, a black partially transparent overlay menu slides up from the bottom of the image, with the link "...
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Do not load Facebook-based avatars directly from the Facebook CDN

Users who register for their account via Facebook get their Facebook profile photo as their default avatar. However, the avatar is not copied to SE servers or Imgur, and thus the original URL is kept. ...
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Animated Gif Profile pic on StackOverflow doesn't animate

I don’t know if this is a bug or is this how the images work, hosted on imgur. It basically adds a query string. I added a profile pic as gif but it doesn’t work as how gif images work. If I goto the ...
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Add border in profile picture uploader in Android.SE

After the new feature for directly uploading profile picture is introduced while changing profile picture in Android.SE, I found that the picture uploader does not have border around. And it is ...
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Feature for crop select of uploaded picture for profile pic

We can now change our profile pic to a picture uploaded from our PC. Thanks for announcing a new way to change your profile picture. This feature is pretty good, but whenever we upload a picture it ...
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Profile picture cannot have transparent background

I never liked that SO/SE relied on the external gravatar service, so I was glad to read that it doesn't any more. However, it turns out that one cannot use as profile picture a PNG file with ...