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How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:04 am
by V-Origin
I can't seem to find the Signature creat edit button anywhere?

Anyone helping me out here?

V-Origin

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:07 am
by Admin_PC
As a Newly Registered User, you do not have permissions to have a signature.
There was a system error that allowed you to create your earlier signature.
Your earlier signature was unacceptable according to forum standards.

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:09 am
by V-Origin
So when would I have the permission to create my own signature again?

Also how did my signature violated forum standards and rules?

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:15 am
by Admin_PC
V-Origin wrote:So when would I have the permission to create my own signature again?
It's early to say.
V-Origin wrote:Also how did my signature violated forum standards and rules?
From Terms of Service:
- No Inappropriate Images/Audio/Video
- No Advertising/Commercial Links in Signatures/Posts
- Do not be disruptive. Dharma Wheel is an environment for the discussion of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. All are welcome but are required to abide by the Terms of Service (ToS). The staff team reserve the right to edit/remove inappropriate content, and to remove or transfer any posts or threads that are not relevant to the sub-forum in which they are posted. Any subject matter that may be off-topic or is intended only to cause disruption or harm to others may be removed without notice.

Large signatures containing links to sites for and videos of Korean pop stars are not appropriate for DharmaWheel.

Re: How do I edit my Signature?

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:53 am
by Nicholas Weeks
Not really a new member, having joined in 2009, but I was inactive for many months. Anyway the Edit Signature option is not there under my Profile.

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:16 am
by Admin_PC
I believe that should fix the issue.

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:34 pm
by weitsicht
Dear Admin_PC,
not that I care much about status or eligibility.
Just on this short note: how is Global Moderator Virgo then doing with her huge signature pic and her youtube link to Aliacia Keys? Who decided which pop star is eligible, who is not? :rules:
Regardless this notion: Thanks for your assistance in this Forum!
W :anjali:

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:41 pm
by Admin_PC
Well, signatures are typically for folks out of the Newly Registered Users group.

As far as how Virgo's signature differs from what was complained about above:
- Virgo's got 1 youtube link, a couple links to environmental concerns, and a Buddhist mantra in their signature.
- V-Origin had nothing short of an entire fan page (complete with videos) embedded in the signature (not a link) that would come up with every post.

Having links vs embedding videos is a fairly significant difference.

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:14 pm
by clyde
I wish I had seen this thread sooner. I spent time for the past two evenings searching for the Signature create/edit button. I looked and looked, and looked again in the User Control Panel and elsewhere. It would have been helpful if that information was noted in the FAQ “How do I add a signature to my post?”

Also, it might be helpful to send an email (perhaps as part of the Welcome to Dharma Wheel email notifying a new member that they have been approved) or have a post “For Newcomers” that includes suggestions like “Read the Terms of Service” and “Right Speech and Enlightened Discussion”, posting an introduction, and also include information about restrictions on new members (e.g. - posts require moderator approval, no signatures, etc.).

Do no harm,
clyde


P.S: This is my proposed signature, if and when I have the capability:

“Enlightenment means to see what harm you are involved in and to renounce it.” David Brazier, The New Buddhism

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:32 pm
by dialectbird
How long is a person considered a “new user”?
合掌
:anjali:
DB

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:32 pm
by Ayu
dialectbird wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:32 pm
How long is a person considered a “new user”?
合掌
:anjali:
DB
It's a matter of individual judgement, AFAIK.

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:27 am
by dialectbird
Ayu wrote:
How long is a person considered a “new user”?
合掌
:anjali:
DB
It's a matter of individual judgement, AFAIK.
I see, so if I want to create a signature, I should proceed how? :)

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:56 am
by Grigoris
dialectbird wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:27 am
Ayu wrote:
How long is a person considered a “new user”?
合掌
:anjali:
DB
It's a matter of individual judgement, AFAIK.
I see, so if I want to create a signature, I should proceed how? :)
You cannot proceed until you leave the New Registered Users group. In the same way that you cannot post without approval until you exit this group. Normally this requires making a number (moderating teams discretion) of intelligent posts.

We do this to filter out posts by spammers, bots, trolls and trouble makers.

Re: How do I edit and create my Signature?

Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:49 am
by dialectbird
Grigoris wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:56 am
dialectbird wrote:
Ayu wrote: It's a matter of individual judgement, AFAIK.
I see, so if I want to create a signature, I should proceed how? :)
You cannot proceed until you leave the New Registered Users group. In the same way that you cannot post without approval until you exit this group. Normally this requires making a number (moderating teams discretion) of intelligent posts.

We do this to filter out posts by spammers, bots, trolls and trouble makers.
I see, then I suppose I’ll just keep on keeping on. Thanks!
合掌
:anjali:
DB