Can I upload my own profile photo (avatar)?

Yes. You can upload a custom avatar during the registration process or from the Settings: Public Profile page.

1. To access your profile settings, click your display name in the upper right hand corner of the website and select Settings from the drop-down menu.

Screenshot of header navigation and drop-down menu on www.nationalgeographic.com.

2. Use the left-hand navigation to select Profile. Once you're on the page, select "Choose File" from the Your photo section of the page to upload a photo from your computer.

Screenshot of the Your photo section on the Settings: Profile page.

Images must be a minimum 200px and no larger than 1MB.

Screenshot of the file upload dialogue box.


3. Once your selected photo appears, you may use crop the image using the guide overlays on the image.

Screenshot of cropping your avatar.‚Äč

4. Click "Done" and then at the bottom of the page click "Save Changes" to save your settings.


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