What is an avatar? Look to the left of this post and you will see: jj2 A short message (I change this periodically so it will differ) ECF Veteran Supporting Member (this could possible be there or not) A picture. This picture is my avatar. How do I change my avatar? At the very top of the page and on your left you will see: Welcome Your name Notifications My Profile Settings Log Out Click on Settings Scroll down and look for "My Settings" which is located on the left. Click on "Edit Avatar" Here you have two options. Option 1. Enter the URL to the Image on Another Website: If you have a picture stored in a place like TinyPic or Photobucket all you have to do is copy the URL. There is two ways to do this. First way: Right click on the picture and click on "Copy Image Location." Second way: Put your mouse arrow over the photo and a box will appear below it. Click in the field next to Direct Link and click. You should see "copied" appear for a second or two. Once you have copied the URL, go back to Option 1, right click and paste. Option 2 and the easiest way to do it. Upload Image From Your Computer: Here you see another field and to the right of it you will see a Browse button. Click on it. Find your picture on your computer and double click on it. Look down and to your right and click on Save Changes. Now scroll back up and see if you see the picture. If so you were successful.