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Old 05-25-2008, 01:58 AM   #1
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UG Profile Mod Thread - How to customise your UG Profile!

This entire thread is made for information on how to modify your own UG profile, seeing as I still see people asking me how I changed the colour of the letters in mine. Any other mod questions should be asked here and hopefully someone will answer. I ,however, am no good at computers so hopefully questions asked will be answered by other UG Members who know what they're doing.

NEW THREAD IS HERE: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/foru...d.php?t=1018162
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Old 05-25-2008, 02:00 AM   #2
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Um...How did you change the colours of the letters in your profile?
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Old 05-25-2008, 02:13 AM   #3
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<style type="text/css"> a:active { color: red; } a:visited { color: red; } a:link { color: red; } a:hover { color: white; }
</style>

You can get the color codes here.
And you can also replace the space occupied by 'red' with the color codes.
http://html-color-codes.com/
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Old 05-25-2008, 02:38 AM   #4
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Old 05-25-2008, 02:39 AM   #5
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<style type="text/css"> a:active { color: red; } a:visited { color: red; } a:link { color: red; } a:hover { color: white; }
</style>

You can get the color codes here.
And you can also replace the space occupied by 'red' with the color codes.
http://html-color-codes.com/

Where do you put that code in?
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Where do you put that code in?


About Me, I've only tried that though.
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Why, thank you. So you can change the colour by changing the "red" in the code to any colour you like?
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Why, thank you. So you can change the colour by changing the "red" in the code to any colour you like?

Yep, you can use the codes or you can put something simple like Blue, Orange, White, Black.
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Old 05-25-2008, 03:39 AM   #10
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Mine is lime green =]
Does anyone know how to change the font?
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how do you change the background of your profile?

edit:
http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/mikko_9119/
like his
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Old 05-25-2008, 07:02 AM   #12
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*moving to the New Member's forum because that's where questions about the site/forums/etc belong*

we've had quite a few questions about customising profiles in here already so it should be quite helpful to have a reference for people who want to jazz their profiles up a bit
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Old 05-25-2008, 09:45 AM   #13
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i'll contribute to this soon.
i'll link to connorhd's profile. it's crazy lol.

edit. http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/Connorhd/

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how do you change the background of your profile?

edit:
http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/mikko_9119/
like his


Code:
<body STYLE="background-image:url(http://tex-server.org/text/wp-content/lines-2.jpg); background color:#C11B17; background-attachment: fixed; background-position:left; background-repeat:yes-repeat;">


that. make sure the code carries on on all one line though. had to make it like that for the time being because it made my post really wide.

Code:
http://tex-server.org/text/wp-content/lines-2.jpg


that of course is the link to the image. be sure to put it on photobucket or imageshack in case the picture gets removed.

edit: lul. i stole connorhd's profile.
i'm gonna make it different though. i'm not a meanie.

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Old 05-25-2008, 11:20 AM   #15
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We all know my profile is the coolest.

But it's mostly HTML and CSS, it's not hard if people bother to look for themselves.
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Old 05-25-2008, 11:34 AM   #16
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oh get you.

there's something about ordinary css codes that work on websites but don't work on ug profiles.
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Old 06-06-2008, 04:47 PM   #17
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a request for this thread to be moved to Site Suggestions please?

seeing as there is the Official Ultimate Guitar Profiles Suggestions Thread.
i'm sure that it fits in more with the feedback forum rather than the newbie forum.
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how exactly is advice on modifying your profile a suggestion?

trust me, it belongs here, as this forum is where people should be asking questions about the site/forums/profiles.

if you have a suggestion for something the UG team can do to improve the profiles in general, such as adding a feature, then that would go in site feedback.
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oh get you.

there's something about ordinary css codes that work on websites but don't work on ug profiles.


Sometimes for some reason, when you edit the css in your about me section, it automatically inserts whitespaces into it.

And the UG profiles use alot of different classes for multiple things...
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td.b8 {}, DIV.info_in_s{} etc etc

I found if you save it as a stylesheet (.css) as opposed to direct css and upload it to another webserver, and use your UG program to link back to it ( <link rel=...> ) then that works best.
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Old 06-07-2008, 12:50 PM   #20
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Phil, are there servers one can get an account similar to photobucket, et al, where one can upload a stylesheet? i'm only familiar with the image upload sites, because that's all i've needed before.

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a request for this thread to be moved to Site Suggestions please?

seeing as there is the Official Ultimate Guitar Profiles Suggestions Thread.
i'm sure that it fits in more with the feedback forum rather than the newbie forum.
this is different, Clifford.

the Profile Suggestions thread is about what the programmers might change about how those pages work, add features, etc.

this thread is about how we, as users, can enter things into our own profile page, specifically the 'about me' section and create our own unique look.
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