Originally Posted by RTALLEN
I, too have some questions about avatars. Just what is the correct size? 80x80 pixels, 120x120 pixels, or 500x100 pixels? I've come across all three of these sizes recommended on here in various places. Also, once an avatar has been added, is retroactive back through a person's previous postings, or from the date it has been added forward?
The recommendation is 80x80 but the system will attempt to resize the picture to fit. It usually does a good job but if you try to use a 4MB picture it won't work. Resize it down to around 500KB and let the system resize it.
It is retroactive. All of your previous posts will have your new avatar.