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Whalee402

aka Mythindos the Empyrean

Founder
1,074 Edits since joining this wiki
July 19, 2011
  • I live in Adralorn
  • My occupation is Empyrean Knight and King of the Caeglar

Welcome! Edit

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Request for help Edit

Hi Whalee. I approved your request, and I'm here to follow up with you. Did you have any ideas about how you want the main page to look or what things you want to appear on it? JoePlay WikiaStaff.png (talk) 22:49, December 1, 2011 (UTC)

For one thing, I would like to know how to make a logo for my wiki to replace the "Whalee's Pretend World Wiki" text. Whalee402 00:42, December 2, 2011 (UTC)

To add a custom logo, click the Wordmark tab at Special:ThemeDesigner. Under "Graphic Wordmark", click the Choose file button and upload the logo from your computer. Just make sure the image is .png format and that its size is not bigger than 250x65. JoePlay WikiaStaff.png (talk) 21:06, December 2, 2011 (UTC)
I did everything correctly but it still won't let me put my logo on. Whalee402 13:45, December 3, 2011 (UTC)
If you want, I can try to do it. Just upload the logo as whatever name you want, then link me to it. JoePlay WikiaStaff.png (talk) 20:41, December 5, 2011 (UTC)

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