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12 November 2009 @ 11:23 pm
General Icon question  
How do you credit someone if you are using an Icon they made? I have tons of icons that I have picked up and I have no idea how to credit the people who made them. I'm betting I'm just out of luck on those but for future refrence how do I credit people? Thanks.
 
 
instead of stressed, lies here charmedstarsandtildes on November 13th, 2009 04:26 am (UTC)
You go to the comment section of the icon after you upload it, and then type in a message that includes their username, or just their username. You know how to do the code for a username, right? If I was going to use that Mustang icon you posted with, I would type [lj user="mir280"], except with < and > instead of the brackets.
Blyssedarkblysse on November 13th, 2009 04:27 am (UTC)
When you upload a userpic, there's two little boxes. One for keywords and one that says 'comment'. Put Made by <*lj user="USERNAMEHERE"*> (without ths *s) and that'll credit the person.
mir280: Flamemir280 on November 13th, 2009 05:16 am (UTC)
Thanks, that seems really easy:) I will try to do this from now on!
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mir280: Roy with injured Rizamir280 on November 13th, 2009 06:09 am (UTC)
Re: Testing this out
Okay, I tried to credit. This is the picture I was going for, but I don't see the actual credit anywhere. When does that show up?
follow this feeling: Byakuyadoxxed_up on November 13th, 2009 06:26 am (UTC)
Re: Testing this out
*noses in*
I went to your userpics page and I see the credit (apendice?) so I figure you did it right ^_^
too_beauty: FMA: Roy Mustangtoo_beauty on November 13th, 2009 10:48 am (UTC)
was going to help, but the ladies above did it perfectly and it is displayed in your icons pages, so keep on crediting!
mir280: Roy with injured Rizamir280 on November 14th, 2009 05:16 am (UTC)
Yay!!! Glad to know I did it right! Thanks everyone:)