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  • [GUIDE] Setting up a Signature in the Forums

    Hello everyone!! Today we'll be taking a look into the Signatures function on the forums

    Signatures are in no way mandatory, but they're very handy if you want everyone to know which guild you are part of, get your In Game Name or Ally Code on every post and the likes But finding the way to edit a signature could be confusing at first, so let's go over the process.

    Find the Settings

    1) As long as you're logged in, you'll see your name in the upper right corner of the Forum page... Click on it and a context menu will appear. The option we need is "User Settings".

    2) There you'll find many, many settings under 4 distinct categories or tabs: Profile, Account, Privacy and Notifications. Go to the "Account" tab.

    3) We're looking for a very specific section in this page: "Conversation Detail Options". Once you locate it, you'll almost automatically see a link that says "Edit Post Signature"... And that's where the fun beggins

    Edit Your Signature

    Once you click on the link, a pop up window will appear and you'll notice it looks like your standard posting box just smaller... Here you can do anything you can do in a regular post including BBCode formatting, attachments and even pictures! But keep in mind there's a small condition: Everything you do has to fit in 1000 characters, including the invisible characters like BBCode and image direct links.

    The contents of your Signature must not violate the Terms of Service (http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/WEBTERMS/US/en/PC/) And all images you use must not exceed 300x700 pixels

    Oh, and while on the topic of images, the easiest way to add them to your signature is in my opinion using a BBCode link... You'll need the image to be uploaded somewhere (lensdump, imgur, tinypic, etc.), you can upload the image for free in any of those sites and some require an account. I myself prefer Lensdump, which doesn't require an account nor compresses the images. Once the image is uploaded, look for the links the web page will provide you to share it, one of them should be a BBCode option... If it's not labeled, you'll recongize it because the link itself starts with "img" (with brackets) and contains ".jpg". You'll want to copy that link to your signature editing box (yes, including the "img" part). And that's it

    And I think that covers everything I hope you found the post helpful! Remember to post your questions, ideas and designs! I'll see all of your awesome signatures in the Forums!!
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  • #2
    I thought we had one of these already somewhere, but perhaps not. Thanks for the great guide.

    I've pinned it.

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    • #3
      Awwww thanks!!
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      Our Vision: We Are The Proud House of the Most Dedicated
      Rank: The Friendly Ansuz of Top F2P Veilfire

      Click Here for our Guild Hall
      Apply to Top F2P Epic Today!!

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      • #4
        Well done Loki
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Odesius View Post
          Well done Loki
          You've tagged the wrong person
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Third_Monti View Post

            You've tagged the wrong person
            Lol, so I did, but fortunately on the right post
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            • #7
              Originally posted by Odesius View Post

              Lol, so I did, but fortunately on the right post
              Certainly. But just imagine that other loki shows up
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Third_Monti View Post

                Certainly. But just imagine that other loki shows up
                Hasn't logged on in nearly 6 years. I think we'll get away with this one!

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Skywalkered View Post

                  Hasn't logged on in nearly 6 years. I think we'll get away with this one!
                  Hehehe
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Skywalkered View Post

                    Hasn't logged on in nearly 6 years. I think we'll get away with this one!
                    6 years? That's some serious dedication to be part of a forum for 2 years before a game is released.
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Odesius View Post

                      6 years? That's some serious dedication to be part of a forum for 2 years before a game is released.
                      That or the time keeper is off by a few years
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Odesius View Post

                        6 years? That's some serious dedication to be part of a forum for 2 years before a game is released.
                        The forum has been around for longer than you realise. It used to host a few other games by CG (originally known as Klicknation, and I think Bioware Social at one point), such as Age of Champions and Superhero City, and they started several years before HoDA. There was some overlap with HoDA, but they were sunset not longer after its launch. You can still see some remnants of the old games in the forums if you dig deep enough.
                        Last edited by Skywalkered; 11-04-2017, 09:56 AM.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Skywalkered View Post

                          The forum has been around for longer than you realise. It used to host a few other games by CG (originally known as Klicknation, and I think Bioware Social at one point), such as Age of Champions and Superhero City, and they started several years before HoDA. There was some overlap with HoDA, but they were sunset not longer after its launch. You can still see some remnants of the old games in the forums if you dig deep enough.
                          Cool, interesting history there, thx for sharing. that's well before me for sure.
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