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How do I manage avatars?
  Requested and Answered by Carnuke on 2005/2/27 21:53:33     8429  reads 
The Site administrator can add an avatar by filing these fields in the Avatar Manager:

This is the name that the user will see when selecting an avatar.

Image File:
The path of the file to be uploaded. The image file can be selected by clicking the 'Browse button' This opens a selection box on your local machine.

Display order in image manager:
This is the value used by the image manager to sort avatars.

Display this image:
If the item ‘No’ is checked, the avatar will not be display to the user in the list of selectable avatars a user can choose.

Edit and delete Avatars

Selecting the ‘List ‘ next to ‘System Avatars’, the Site administrator can edit the name and the display order of all the System Avatars, as well as deleting anyone of them. Note that if the Site administrator deleted an avatar that is used by a user, this user will lose his avatar.

It is also possible to upload a bulk load of avatars to your xoops website, via FTP and querying the database. This is described in detail in a tutorial HERE

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Where are avatars stored once uploaded?


 Re: where?

uploads folder. with the prefix of cavt for user uploaded avatars and savt for system avatars.


 Re: where?

how does one delete the avatars in bulk? deleting the uploaded files results only in blank entries on the avatar manager.


 Re: where?

You'd probably have to go into phpadmin and empty the avatars table



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