My animated avatar won't work

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by WitksChicks, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. WitksChicks

    WitksChicks Songster

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    Can someone help me. I am able to upload the avatar, but the animation won't work.

    What do I need to do to get it to be animated. it is a .gif file and when I view it outside of BYC it is animated.

    Thank you!!
     

  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I don't know about bringing it to life but it looks fine holding still!
     
  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    If it isn't animated it is a problem with the file. Often animated gifs are too big for loading as a forum avatar, so that's probably the problem.
     
  4. WitksChicks

    WitksChicks Songster

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    The file size is 39 KB, is that too large. The pixels are well below the 100 x 100 limit. It uploads fine, and displays fine, it just isn't moving like it should. It should be doing the "chicken dance"
     

  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    Way too large. I think the max is 10 or 15kb to keep things zippy for all our dialup friends.
     

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