How to Change Your IMVU Background


IMVU, an online community that features chat, 3D avatars and dress up items, also allows you to create a profile and blog. IMVU has more than 50 million registered users and works on both Windows and Mac computers. The game offers both free and low-cost items and clothing for your avatar. Though you cannot change the background of your blog, you can alter the background of your profile or the background of the headers on your page.

  • Visit IMVU and log in to your account.

  • Press the "Edit" button at the top of the page.

  • Click on the "Page Background" button to open the color-wheel background selection pop-up. Move the mouse over the color wheel to view a preview for the future background color. Click the left-button of the mouse when you see a color you wish to use.

  • Add a background image to your website. Upload the image to a free photo hosting website such as Photobucket (, ImageShack ( or TinyPic ( Copy the text of the image's URL. The URL is the link that appears at the navigation bar of the page when you click on the image so that it is the only thing that appears on the webpage. Paste the URL in the "Background Image" text field. Click on the box next to "Tiled" to tile the background or the box next to "Non-Scrolling" to make the background a single, centered image.

  • Change the background of the About Me header by clicking on the "About Me" tab then clicking "Edit." Click "Header Background" and select a color from the color wheel. Check "Apply This Setting to All Panels" if you want all of the headers to use this background color.

  • Press "Save."

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