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Signatures, Avatars, and Member Photos

Users in your forum can create Avatars and Signatures, if you allow it. Avatars are small images that get displayed along with the user's name in posts and replies they make. Signatures are small pieces of text and/or an image that is displayed at the bottom of each post the user makes. Signatures often contain a link to the user's site or a favorite quote. Avatars and Signatures are used throughout ExpressionEngine and are not specific to the forum.

You can enable or disable Avatars and determine their settings under Admin > Membership Preferences > Avatar Preferences. Likewise, you can set up Signatures under Admin > Membership Preferences > Signature Preferences.

Member Photos will appear in the user's profile area when other users view it. You can enable or disable this feature under Admin > Membership Preferences > Member Photo Preferences.

By default, Avatars, Signatures, and Member Photos are disabled.

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