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Display names and avatars

Selecting an avatar and display name

You can set your avatar and display name from your profile page.

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Step by step: Setting an avatar

1.) Click on your name in the upper right-hand corner to open the drop-down menu

2.) Click "Profile"

3.) Click the "Choose Avatar" button. This will open your media library where you can select your new avatar. Click "Insert" to add as your avatar. 

Step by step: Setting your display name

1.) Click on your name in the upper right-hand corner to open the drop-down menu

2.) Click "Profile"

3.) Enter your display name in the text box located on the right-hand side of your profile page.

Changing an avatar or display name on previous posts

You (or your teacher) may change your avatar or display name at any time. 

While this will change the display name and avatar on all posts moving forward, previously published posts by this user will still use the old display name and avatar. This preserves the history of the post.

If you wish to update old posts to show a new display name or avatar, first change your avatar or display name. Then follow the steps in this how-to video.

How to Video: Updating display name and avatar on previous posts 

Step-by-step: Updating display name and/or avatar on previous posts

1.) Click the "List View" option on the class main page

2.) Select the posts with your old display name and avatar

3.) Click the small "Edit" button at the top of the post list

4.) Check the box that says "Update posts to use current display name and avatar?" 

 

 

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