Hi, An Avatar is the small image you see on some people's profiles. If you are new to our forum, or haven't posted frequently, you won't be able to add an Avatar. Once you are a valuable member to our forum, you'll receive notice that your profile will be updated. At that point you can add an Avatar to your profile. To check, click on the "down" arrow next to your username at the top of the forum (as seen in the image below). If your profile has been upgraded, you'll see the option Avatar. This is how you can add one: Note: the maximum size of your custom image is 200 by 200 pixels or 15KB . Go to your profile page by clicking on your Avatar, or from the drop down menu at the top, click the link Avatar Next you can upload your custom Avatar, or choose to use a Gravatar Click Okay to complete To remove an Avatar either select a new one, or select Delete current avatar.