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How do I customize my profile page?

As a member of deviantART you can personalize, customize, and organize the look and feel of your profile page.

To begin customizing your profile widgets, simply visit your profile and click on the button entitled 'Edit Page'. Once clicked you will be presented with a listings of widgets that you can add right on your profile.

After you have setup your widgets, you can further customize them by clicking on the edit pencil button, located on the widget you wish to modify. In edit mode you will presented with options such as, dragging and dropping your widgets to different locations, increasing the thumbnail limit, avatar or avatar & username display and as a deviantART Premium Member you will have extra options like extended thumbnail limits and sitback. You can also reach edit mode directly while adding widgets to your profile. To do this simply click on the down arrow next to the widget you wish to edit.

To remove any widgets at a later date, simply re-click the button entitled 'Edit Page'. Next click on the down arrow located next to the widget you wish to remove and you will be presented with the option to remove it. You may also remove them from your profile by clicking on the 'Edit' button directly on the widget you wish to remove. Once clicked you will be presented with the option to remove the widget.

Below you will find a short description of use for each widget that you can place on your profile.


Art Zone



  • Featured Deviation - Do you have a special deviation that you wish to show off? This widget makes that possible.

      Note: The ability to have more than one Featured Deviation widget is a Premium Member only feature.

  • Newest - This widget allows you to show off your recent deviations.

  • Favourites - This widget displays deviations you have added to your favourites.

  • My Prints - Here you can show off multiple prints by product type.

      Note: You can drag this widget under all three sections.

  • Featured Print - Do you have a special print that you want to feature? This widget makes that possible.

      Note: You can drag this widget under all three sections.

  • I Just Sold.... - Show off your most recently sold print.

      Note: You can drag this widget under all three sections.



Premium Members Only widgets:


  • Gallery Folder - Here you can show off one of your gallery folders.

  • Collection - Do you want to show off a special collection of deviations? If yes, then this is the widget for you!


Personal Zone



  • Journal - This widget allows you to display your journal directly on your profile without having to visit your journal page.

  • deviantID - With this widget you can elect to show an image that best represents you as an artist, it can be an actual picture of yourself, a picture of your workstation or whatever you choose! You can also fill out things about yourself including what type of artist you are, location, Biography and your interests.


Misc Zone



  • Friends - With this widget, you can display the friends you have here on deviantART.

      Note: The Friends widget will display those deviants who are checked off as your Friends in your my Friends Page.

  • Webcam - This widget allows you to display a webcam image.

      Note: Webcam images must be either a .JPG, .PNG or .GIF file.

  • Watchers - This widget allows you to display a listing of members who have added you to their deviantWATCH.

  • Wishlist - The Wishlist widget is for you to list Prints or deviantART T-Shirts & Gear which you at some point would like to purchase. The idea of having the Wishlist displayed on your profile page is so that any members feeling generous could if they want to purchase any items on this list for you.

    To add or remove items from your wishlist you can go to the header and hover over shop and then select Wishlist to go to the management page.

  • Journal History - This widget displays a short listing of your journal history.

      Note: You can drag this widget under your Personal Zone as well.


Premium Members Only widgets:


  • Visitors - This widget logs the last users to visit your page.

      Note: This widget will only log deviants who do not have their status set to invisible.

  • Twitter - This widget shows your latest activity on Twitter.

      Note: You can drag this widget under your Personal Zone as well.

  • Forum - Use this widget to display your personal forum on your profle.

      Note: You can drag this widget under your Personal Zone as well.

  • Polls - This widget will display your most recent poll directly on your profile.

      Note: You can drag this widget under your Personal Zone as well.

  • Shoutbox - Use this widget to allow others to give you a shout out directly on your profile.

  • Delicious Bookmarks - This widget will display your links from delicious.com.

      Note: You can drag this widget under your Personal Zone as well.

  • Custom - This widget will allow you to create a custom widget on your page.

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