Creating and uploading your comment avatar in your student blog! 6th grade Literacy
What is an Avatar? An avatar is a computer user’s online representation of them self or their alter ego. Your avatar is an important part of your online identity. It’s an online representation of you that shows up in places such as where you leave comments, forum posts or on social networks and is part of how others visualize who you are. As a blogger it’s a good idea to have an avatar that others recognize as representing you.
How to create an Avatar Use an online tool to create an avatar But for best results always resize your image to 97 pixels wide by 97 pixels high and save as a .jpg before uploading your avatar. The key is to think carefully of how you want others to visualize you when choosing your avatar – it’s all about creating a positive digital identify!
Avatar Tools If you would like to create your avatar using an online tool check out: This review of online avatar tools here that includes examples of avatars created using each tool Online avatars broken into categories based on age restrictions and gender – ideal for students
Uploading your Avatar To Edublogs.org This avatar will display on all comments left on Edublogs.org blogs when you are logged into your Edublogs account. Important tip: If you are changing your avatar, it can take a few hours for caches to clear. Try clearing your browser’s cache by holding the Ctrl key and pressing F5, which will help.
1. Go to Users > Your Avatar inside your blog dashboard
2. Click on Browse, locate your avatar on your computer and click Open