HTML Logo by World Wide Web Consortium (www.w3.org). Click to learn more about our commitment to accessibility and standards.

Moving forward with Composr

ocPortal has been relaunched as Composr CMS, which is now in beta. ocPortal 9 will be superseded by Composr 10.

Head over to compo.sr for our new site, and to our migration roadmap. Existing ocPortal member accounts have been mirrored.


News category and blog images

Login / Search

 [ Join | More ]
 Add topic 
Posted
Rating:
#99036 (In Topic #19484)

Honoured member

Am I wrong on this?  Aren't the blog images suppose to be the member's avatar?  Don't have a sighted person to confirm this right now, but seems like I changed my wife's and my avatar and that's what is showing as the blog image on our blog post.  However, I importat my uncles website, and his blog image is the system avatar of skaters even though we've change his avatar in his profile.

I can go to the "Edit news category" and chage the image there, but when I do what size image do I need to use.  I see that the default news category images are 28x28.  Do I need to make a copy of his avatar this size and upload it through that interface?
Back to the top
 
Posted
Rating:
#99698
Avatar

Hi,

I think if &blog=1/?blog=1 is in the URL, it shows avatars, otherwise it shows news category images.

That URL parameter essentially controls whether the "news" is being viewed as a blog or not.

Yes, you can edit the news category image. It doesn't auto-size the news category images, so you need to do that manually.


Become a fan of ocPortal on Facebook or add me as a friend. Add me on on Twitter.
Was I helpful?
  • If not, please let us know how we can do better (please try and propose any bigger ideas in such a way that they are fundable and scalable).
  • If so, please let others know about ocPortal whenever you see the opportunity.
  • If my reply is too Vulcan or expressed too much in business-strategy terms, and not particularly personal, I apologise. As a company & project maintainer, time is very limited to me, so usually when I write a reply I try and make it generic advice to all readers. I'm also naturally a joined-up thinker, so I always express my thoughts in combined business and technical terms. I recognise not everyone likes that, don't let my Vulcan-thinking stop you enjoying ocPortal on fun personal projects.
  • If my response can inspire a community tutorial, that's a great way of giving back to the project as a user.
Back to the top
 
There are too many online users to list.
Control functions:

Quick reply   Contract

Your name:
Your message: