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How to customize your journals on Eclipse by JustACapharnaum, journal
How to customize your journals on Eclipse
I hope that you're doing well.
So, as you probably know, CSS skins won't work anymore once old DA will be sunsetting.
Since I learnt that, I have been looking for alternative ways to customize my journals for the group I co-admin with the oh-so-awesome Acerbical (https://www.deviantart.com/acerbical): TheArtistLounge (https://www.deviantart.com/theartistlounge).
Yes, I could content myself by adding a cover image for each different feature, but I wanted more.
If you love your CSS skins and would like to mix old and new, here is a simple thing that you could do. You don't need to know someone who codes, or do any type of coding, you don't need to have Photoshop or any other fancy software to do this.It's
How to DeviantArt: Cover Images! by JenFruzz, journal
How to DeviantArt: Cover Images!
Hold on to your hats, cowboys. We're back with another one... and a--and a--and another one. One of the new-for-Eclipse features you may see people talking about is Cover Images. The Cover Image is really the first stand-out piece that someone will see when they visit your profile in Eclipse. Arguably, your cover image could keep someone on your profile or send them elsewhere! Since it is such an important element to engage people who visit you, it's important to make the most of this feature. Staff also put out a great journal with a video to introduce you to the new profile as a whole!
For this tutorial on Cover Images, we'll cover (see w