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Help with creating an avatar gallery

Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2004 5:51 pm
by MHobbit
Hello, i have a *simple* question to ask.

I have uploaded some avatars for my gallery on my forums, in the directory images/avatars/gallery, but for some reason, when I try to select an avatar from that gallery, the dropdown box for me to select from does not have any there: it's blank. Please help me. Thanks.

p.s. I uploaded some avatar packs (the *.gif's) in binary mode into the directory.

Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2004 6:39 pm
by fumbalah
you need to make a directory to put the images in

ex:if you have avatars of cheese..and you want a gallery of cheese avatars...then in the images/avatars/gallery make a directory called cheese. and put the images in that directory so all your cheese avatars would be in the images/avatars/gallery/cheeses directory

I did that and no joy

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 7:47 am
by Khye
I had the same problem..

I have pictures in both ..Avatars/Gallery
And in ..Avatars/Gallery/Cheese/

But they still dont appear for me..every other aspect of the Avatars work except for the Gallery being empty when I select it.

Anybody have some suggestions as to what is wrong?



missing avatars

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 8:08 am
by mfest
Since you put your avatar image files in - images/avatars/gallery -
Make sure you set the avatar gallery path to match under the General Administration

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 8:32 am
by Jools
make sure you are uploading these to the root of your phpbb
and have you chmod the gallery/cheese directories to 777

also your admin path for the gallery should be images/avatars/gallery


Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 8:56 am
by mfest
Another thought, did you set your file permissions for the avatar gallery?

the faq section might be helpful

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 9:01 am
by mfest
avatars are covered under sections 15, 16 and especially 17 here

Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2004 9:40 pm
by MHobbit