Enable animated GIF files - at least in Avatars :)

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  1. anime_nanet profile image60
    anime_nanetposted 10 years ago


    Today I wondered why can't we use gif files in hubs or at least in our avatars so that we can have a cooler looking one (i.e. animated picture).

    Is there any logical reason for not allowing the use of this kind of files in hubpages?

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    Please, no...

    1. anime_nanet profile image60
      anime_nanetposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      thanks for the logical reason...

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    I don't see why they are needed. Personally, I find them very irritating. I think animated avatars belong on places like MySpace and Live Journal rather than HubPages.

  4. anime_nanet profile image60
    anime_nanetposted 10 years ago

    ok so it's a preference of yours...

    you're the same as me then smile i digg them eheh

    anyway is there some admin out there that can explain me their view?

  5. gamergirl profile image59
    gamergirlposted 10 years ago

    Hubpages operates on, graphically speaking, the "Keep It Simple Stupid" idea.  Flashy graphics, animated avatars and the like would only serve to shoot disk space usage through the roof as well as slow site loading time on various pages depending on the number of users who have animated crud on their pages.

    Hubpages is a place that is supposed to focus on high quality, evergreen content.  Not glitter graphics or moving pictures for the sake of "fun."

  6. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    While it could happen, I doubt you will see HP staff on this thread. They usually reply to the threads that have some kind of support in the community. This proposal obviously doesn't...

  7. anime_nanet profile image60
    anime_nanetposted 10 years ago

    ok, I got the picture big_smile (in jpeg and png) eheh


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