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  • Custom Avatars Not Showing and Won't Rebuild

    So this started when I was having a problem with custom avatars not showing in the sidebar. I decided to clean out the "customavatars" directory and rebuild it, thinking that would work. Well it goes through the motions, but the files aren't being written. I have checked and everything is chmodded to 777. I even turned off plugins and did the create a new blank style and tried to rebuild and it still won't load them on the server.

    So now nobody has their custom avatars. Help! Thanks.

  • #2
    If you emptied the folder, those files are gone. That is where the files are stored. Users would need to reupload avatars now.

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    • #3
      Well I have my old 3.8 board from yesterday, so if I just upload that folder back over to the new board it should work shouldn't it?

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      • #4
        Yes, in theory. You should rebuild avatar thumbnails again afterwards.

        Also make sure it's recursively CHMODed to 777.
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        • #5
          Well it didn't quite work, because everyone's custom avs numbers changed slightly after the upgrade so I've had to manually fix them as I notice they're not showing up. Then I run the rebuild and it seems to work AFTER I fix each of them. Very weird. But at least I didn't lose them.

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