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How To Modify Your System Account

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October 17, 2013

system account
In the beginning,  after you create your Vanilla Forum, there will be two accounts. One account is your super admin account, the other account is your system account. The system account does automated tasks. For example, when you use Vanilla's Comment System on your blog, discussions in the forum will be added automatically by this system account.

Modifying the look

The system account, out of the box, has the Vanilla Forum logo and the name "System". To change the default look, login to the forum as as Admin, then navigate to the system profile and click "edit profile". Below is example of the screen where you can change the name:

name change system account

If you are looking to change the default image, click "change picture" on the edit profile menu:

profile pic change

Now you are able to have your automated account a little more customized to your site.


Adrian Speyer

Written by Adrian Speyer

Adrian Speyer is the Head of Community and Lead Evangelist for Vanilla Forums. Besides spending many years in digital marketing, Adrian has been building communities of all sizes for over 20 years.


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