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The sigpic feature adds a seasonal image to your signature from time to time.

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Proposed signature imagesEdit

SigPics should not be higher than 16 pixels. The width can be adjusted.

  •   April Fool's 2010
  •   Easter - in-game image
  •   Guild Wars Birthday
  •   Halloween

Existing signature imagesEdit

  •   Wintersday
  •   St. Patrick's Day
  •   April 1st
  •   Easter
  •   Cinco de Mayo
  •   Summer
  •   Wintersday in July
  •   Halloween
  •   Friday 13th

Non-recurringEdit

  •   Year of the Ox Canthan New Year 2009

What it looks likeEdit

live Screenshot Dragon Festival 2009

With sigpic:
Without (or out of season):

◄mendel► 01:29, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
◄mendel► 01:29, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

 

Image signature:

  22:21, 19 January 2009 (UTC)

 

How it worksEdit

Once you have changed your signature, you'll always automatically get a seasonal image. The image goes away when the season is over, and is automatically replaced by another image when a new season begins (this happens when a GuildWiki sysop makes the central change). For example, you might see an ox on Dragon Festival 2009 and a snowflake on Wintersday. It also means you can change your signature now, and when dragon festival starts, all of the posts you signed after the change get the ox.

Your signature will behave like a tree through the seasons: a tree buds in spring, has green leaves in summer, brown leaves in autumn and bare twigs in winter; and the same transformation will be visible on a talk page with signatures of participating editors: the changes in our signatures will subtly change the appearance of the whole page as the seasons change.

To be completely clear about this: every present and past signature of yours gets updated retroactively if it has class="sigpic" on it. You cannot turn this off, although you can change your signature again so that from that point on your new signatures don't have it any more.

For that reason, it is important that everybody likes the signature images. That's why we show off the images and decide on new ones together here on this page.

How to useEdit

  • Call up your user preferences.
  • In the Custom signature box, write <span class="sigpic">[[User:yourname|yourname]]</span>
  • Replace yourname with your actual user name.
  • Check the Raw signature checkbox right below that.
  • Save.

Creating a more complicated signature is possible, but optional.

How to add sigpic to an existing signatureEdit

Place the span tags around the link or image link that you want the sigpic image to appear on. Example:

<span class="sigpic">[[Image:mysig.jpg|myname]]</span>

Keep the Season aliveEdit

If you do not want the season to change, you can always display a certain unchanging picture on all sigpic pictures (everyone's, not just your own). You need to copy the displayed code that corresponds to the picture that you want to see to your monobook.css. (Of course, you can choose another picture altogether if you like!)

Copy this code:

/* No sigpic, see [[GuildWiki:sigpic]] */

.sigpic a { background:transparent; padding-right: 0px; }

 

/* Year of the Ox sigpic, see [[GuildWiki:sigpic]] */

.sigpic a { background:url('http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/9/90/Kuh-User.png') center right no-repeat; padding-right: 22px; }

 

/* St. Patrick's Day sigpic, see [[Guildwiki:sigpic]] */

.sigpic a { background:url('http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/6/65/Clover-icon.png') center right no-repeat; padding-right: 22px; }

 

.sigpic a { background:url('http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/c/cd/WoWhax.png') center right no-repeat; padding-right: 52px; }

 

.sigpic a { background:url("http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/thumb/c/cf/Easter_Egg.jpg/13px-Easter_Egg.jpg") center right no-repeat; padding-right: 16px; }

 

.sigpic a { background:url("http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/e/e2/Chili_sigpic.png") center right no-repeat; padding-right: 18px; }

 

.sigpic a { background:url("http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/thumb/9/90/Crystal_Clear_app_gadu.png/19px-Crystal_Clear_app_gadu.png") right top no-repeat; padding-right: 22px; }

 

.sigpic a { background:url("http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/thumb/2/2f/Crossed_Candy_Canes.png/19px-Crossed_Candy_Canes.png") right top no-repeat; padding-right: 22px; }

 

.sigpic a { background:url("http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/gw/images/b/b8/Pumpkin_Sigpic.png") right no-repeat; padding-right: 21px; }