Why Can't I See My Customized MySpace Profile?
I copy and pasted a myspace layout for my profile. I think other people can see the new layout but I can't see it my self when I sign in. Why is that? Is it because I have a mac?
Let's start right out by easing any possible tension or controversy: it has nothing to do with you being a Macintosh owner. MySpace works equally well (or poorly, depending on time of day) if you have a Mac, PC, Linux box, Xbox360, Motorola Q phone or aluminum can and piece of string. Well, maybe not the can and string!
The issue you're talking about is one that I was darn confused by when I first started using MySpace too, actually, where I'd make changes to my profile and some of them would show up when I clicked on the "HOME" button, but others would seemingly be ignored.
The important fact to realize is that your home is not your MySpace profile but rather a special version of the profile with edit links and other navigational elements that only you would want to access (you don't want me being able to access your 'friend invites' list and approving people who don't actually want as friends, for example!)
So here's how you get to the public version of your profile. Log in, get to your usual page, and notice that just under your picture are a small set of buttons:
If you click on the word profile on the very bottom, you'll find that the "public version" of your profile is displayed, rather than the special owner version you usually see. Now you should be able to see if your fancy formatting worked or not.
Hope that helps you continue your adventures with MySpace!
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Reader Comments To Date: 97
Hi! I got some myspace backgrounds from another site- and they are really cool, the only problem is that the boxes on the left with favorite movies, etc. are cut off- it only shows about half of them starting with the movies and doesn't show any boxes below it until my schools box. Why is this and how can I fix it and still keep the cool background?
Hi, I can't loggin to my myspace most of the time, I can see other peoples pages but certain things just won't load correctly. I downloaded Firefox thinking that it may have been IE7 but that didn't help. The myspace page either starts to load (a blank grey screen) and says done, tries to load forever or loads a garbled mess that I can't do anything with. Any help would be appreciated.
why does MY PROFILE say "This profile is set to private. This user must add you as a friend to see his/her profile", when i click on my view all friends button? I haven't made my profile private. And when i login i'm not given the option to view my friends, my profile, my photos, or videos. Why is this and how can i fix it?
i have a big problem i can get on any website except www.myspace.com everywhere else i go to use a computer i can get on my myspace... can u help me????
i cant see my pics y is this
I have the same problem with the first post:
I copy and pasted a myspace layout for my profile. I think other people can see the new layout but I can't see it my self when I sign in. Why is that? When I click the word profile on the very bottom, the "public version" of my profile is displayed without the customized layout. Its a regular layout without the friends and all the other info you would have the webpage.
I think someone hacked my page...now no one can see my pix...or leave messages bc when you click the icon it sends you to an advertisement..or says this website is unavailable..How can i change this?
i use hi5 and for some reason i cannot accept any photo and profile comments. I also cannot reply to messages and make any updates to my account, the only thing I can do is accept friends. can u plz help me, thx
everyone can see my videos and slideshow on myspace, but when I log in from my computer I can't see my video or slideshow. I added Adobe FlashPlayer 9 but it still won't work. What software if any is missing from my computer. This just started two weeks ago. Before that I could see everything.
there is a big link covering my whole 'view my pics' ect part on my profile. i have tryed everything to get rid of it but it wont go?? plz help
so i have a problem
i changed my myspace layout and now if i click on "changing profile" on my myspace, there is nothing anymore, i can't change the profile anymore or anything its just all gone.
someone help me .(
I can only view my MySpace webpage when I log in. If I don't, all I get is the default page with my picture on it. Please help.
I try to make my myspace not private anymore but its not working. I dont want it to be private but its not letting me change it. How can i change it?
I cannot see the commetns portion om 3 of my friends pages. The box is there but they are empty and therefore I cannot add commetns...HELP
Can you please tell me how to change my about me profile as i have put in html codes only to find that is all i can see on my page Thankyou
can i see who tcheck my profil ????
When I was not logged onto my account, I tried to view it but it told me it was set to private, which it isn't, and that it hadn't been updated in 2 years, which it has been. Whats wrong?
Dalton, hate to say it, but are you sure you're looking at YOUR profile when experience that? Also, note that "under 18" and "over 18" are different worlds on MySpace, so if you're logged in to an over 18 account and are searching for an under-18 profile, that might cause problems too.
I SET UP MY MYSPACE ACCOUNT A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO. I'VE ALREADY VERIFIED THE EMAIL. I HAVE ALREADY SET THE DISPLAY NAME AND MY FIRST AND LAST NAMES FOR SO OTHERS CAN FIND ME. I CAN LOG ON AND OFF JUST FIND.HERE'S THE PROBLEM...MY FRIENDS/MYSELF HAVE ENTERED MY NAME CORRECTLY & CAN'T FIND ME. I CAN'T BE FOUND BY EMAIL EITHER. WHAT'S GOING ON???
hi there, a i think i have the same problem as latiana, myspace is working fine but i or others cant search to my profile? could plz advize?:))
my myspace name cant be searched! bummer. what do i do? ive typed in the name correctly, ive gone over "names/profile" duzzens of times, even so my name cant be searched, any ideas? thanks
I am having a similar problem to a few on this site. From my mac, I cannot see my slide shows or music on my page. From a "regular" computer, I CAN. I used to be able to see my slide shows and I used to be able to listen to my music from my profile page (not my editing page). What can I do? I have updated quicktime....I don't know what else is going on!
alright here how it is if you could e-mail me answering this question it would be awesome cuz i cnt find an answa ne where. on my page on other peoples computers and on other peoples myspaces looking at ym profile they can see the comments people leave me, but when im logged in i cant see the comments on my profile page. Y?
So I set up my myspace account and did all of that fantastic verifying of information. I have set my display name and my first and last name for private searches...however people can't find me when they search for me using my name. I have no idea what I did...can you help shead some light on this at all?
my myspace isnt letting me sign on its being like this for a few days now, whats the matter with it?
u know that "this profile is set to private" page. how do u customize that page?
for about a week now, whenever i log on to myspace i can't see my pics and my friends pics it says no photo and am using linux
I tried to download from T-mobil website upgrade for my dash phone and I cant see the botton to download , and when I go to other computer I can.
Im running explorer 7 why?
I use a MAC (and am new at it..), i browse with Safari, me and Myspace are having problems!!..i wanna see pictures of my friends....and "IT" won't let me!! ...I just see a small blue square qustion mark in the place of the picture instead!....It used to work last week though.
i am in serious trouble!!!when i copied and pasted a laylout in my profile all the information dissappeared
... i do not have the info i shoulg have in my profile!!i need help plEase
how do you customize the "this is a private profile" page???
This is weird. i want to see a profile and its not accessable like its not clickable.. its not private but you just cant click it so its not accessable. you can click on every other profile but not that one
What is this? and how is it done? id like to do it to my profile
When i browse for my myspace profile in my area code my profile doesn't show up why not?
HELP MAJOR MYSPACE ISSUES/OR MAY BE MY COMPUTOR
I CANT VIEW ANYTHING OTHER THAN MYSPACE HOMEPAGE AFTER I LOG ON. I CLICK HOME AND SAME THING!
I EVEN SET UP NEW MYSPACE WITH NEW EMAIL ADDRESS, SAME THING...... DO I HAVE MY SETTINGS WRONG?? MY COMPUTOR WAS REBOOTED BY A GUY 2 WEEKS AGO. PLEASE HELP!!!! HALEY FROM EAU CLAIRE WISCONSIN..... firstname.lastname@example.org
u know that "this profile is set to private" page. how do u customize that page?
HELLO DAVE I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM ...THAT I SEE LISTED ABOVE..WHEN I GO ON A FEW OF MY FRIENDS PAGES I CANNOT SEE THERE COMMENT BOX...BUT THERE THERE!!! SO I CANT LEAVE A COMMENT UNLESS I ATTACH IT TO ONE THAT THEY SENT TO ME. HOW DO I FIX THIS PROBLEM....NEED HELP BAD!!!! THANK YOU
I can't see the comments on some of my friends pages... WHY?....please help.
I am having the same problem I can't see some of my friends comment boxes on there pages and it only seems to be when I am on my specific computer. Any ideas?
I can't get my profile on my Schools profile.
how do i do that?
How do u make it so people cant see your tor friends?
I want to set up a slideshow on my myspace page - I click on the "Create A Slideshow", follow all the directions and get to the bottom where is says "Click below and enter CTRl+C" and nothing happens. What am I doing wrong?
I can't see 5 of my friends comments? I can see some but some is just a blank box on my friends page. Help please. Thanks!
I cant log in to myspace for some reason!!! We had a virus a few days ago, but now the computer is usuable....but I cant get on myspace!!!!!! aah! Do you know a reason for this? Thank u.
when people are on my myspace and they click pics it signs them out and they cant see the pics or send a message what do i do?
I am having the same problem as alot of people. I cannot view my profile background when i click on my "public profile" but they are showing on other computers. What settings do I need to changed so that I can view it on MY computer?
why can't i be searched on myspace
I've recently updated my profile and my slideshow is now invisible. You got any advice in the HTML that could trigger it to be invisible... to note, it's still clickable just under "interests"
I was wondering why i can't see my slide shows and videos and music????
I have a problem with my Facebook page and friends pages. Ever since i downloaded Internet Explorer 7.0 my Facebook page has gone wrong. I can view some of my page but not all of it. I can't view my Wall although, i am able to view my Fun Wall. I have to enter applications via the applications page which is very annoying, and to edit them or remove them i have to do it the same way. I can't move my applications around my page at all and i am unable to see all of my friends pages, usualy the left hand side only. Can anyone help as i've contacted Facebook but they have proven unhelpfull.
I use both Apple's Safari and Internet Explorer... When I go to look at my profile on Safari the only thing that shows up is the background and the music... When I use IE everything shows up just fine... I had my roommate sign on and go look at her page on Safari and everything was fine... i can't figure out what is wrong... HELP!!
HI,I HAVE A ? 4 U.....SOME MYSPACE PROFILE CAN HIDE THEIR THE TEXT SO WE CAN SEE THEIR BACKGROUD PICTURE BEFORE THEN WHEN U SCROL,THE TEXT APPEAR.HOW THEY DO THAT.
Can anyone tell me why I'm not able to see my default picture on myspace on either internet explorer nor mozilla firefox please!?
I log into myspace, click on a friend's pics, am then brought to a page telling me to log in, I do that again and I get the same page again and even if I search for the friend, click on pics again, I get asked to log in. Can you help?
when i went to this websit i wanted to customize my comment box so i put a picture from "photobucket" where it says "background image"(optional) and then when i looked at it it was hot of whatever but then when i look at it on my myspace page the whole thing was white.why does it do that
When I click on edit profile all the boxes are empty as if all my codes and writing were erased, however it doesnt even show my about me box or my headline box. It only shows general,movies,heroes ect. I cant edit anything to change it. Please help I would hate to make another site after all the friends i have on this one.
I also tried to browse my profile. all 3 of them which are in the same area code, and when I browse my area code or anything, None of my profiles come up, which would explain why i only have 2 profile views.. so how do you fix that?
I cant see my friends comments. The box is there where they should be but I cant see them. Do you happen to know what the problem is?
HEY I CANT COMMENT MY FRIENDS PICS ...IT WILL LET ME SEE THE PICS BUT WHEN I GO TO COMMENT THEM THE LIL BOX THAT U CLICK TO POST THE COMMENT ISNT THERE I DNT UNDERSTAND HOW TO FIX IT CAN ANYONE TELL ME HOW??
Help!! How do you customize the "this profile is set to private" page on myspace?
When I go to view my profile on myspace, it shows my profile as completely blank, expect it does show the background. I have tried changing and deleting the background and even deleting all my info and nothing. It does the same thing if someone else is tring to veiw it as well.
Another thing is myspace wont display my first page of my comments to me, it does the same thing as when I try to view my profile. HELP PLEASE
I have loaded lots of pics and they all show on myspace but not my default pic! I have changed this in 2 differnt places or ways and still no luck! Y is it still showing no photo!? HELP
can u please tell me how to fix my backround cauz everytime i add a background it wont show
I have a solution to one problem some of you mention...and I have a problem of my own that some of you also have.
First - If you're unable to login to MySpace and it opens a blank page, leaving your login page as is...I found a solution that worked for me (IE7/Vista). Go to Your Internet Explorer "Tools", click "Internet Options", then the "Advanced" tab. You'll need to "Reset" your Internet Explorer settings. You may want to note some of the current settings in case you want to put some things back the way they were. This worked for me and I can finally login to MySpace from my laptop. Yay!
Now for MY problem: Awhile after getting my Dell laptop with Vista, my MySpace profile stopped displaying completely. The "About Me" section is cut off about 4 inches down, "Who I'd Like To Meet" doesn't show up at all. My "Friends" section looks fine. My "Comments" section is cut off after several inches. One fix that was suggested was to disable all add-ons, which I tried with no success. I've deleted all cache, temp. internet files, etc.
This has been going on for over a year and I've yet to find a solution.
Thanks for any help!!
On other computers, I can see the profile in its entirety. I've tried using Foxfire on my laptop and the problem is even worse...the text and pictures aren't visible at all, all I can see is colors.
ok,i have a problem with my profile(myspace),i posted some fotobucket pics into my profile and i can only see some of them in my profile.Some are not even there,instead,there's a big empty space where it should be.Also,my comment box is cut in half,you can only see half of the comments,the rest is cut and you can't see it.Can somebody help me,i really need help because there's a lot of empty space in my profile where pics,comments,vids,texts should be..somebody please help me.thanks...
On my myspace page I cant see a videos and pics but when I use another computer I can see everything fine. have you see this problem before can you help me with this?
hello, i have a problem when I am on another computer I can see my layout but on my sony vaio laptop I cannot see anyones layout, including my own. Can you please help me?
All photos look blurry, mine and my friends. What's the problem? Also I can't get a lay out.
hi, dve im asking you about myspace, well i dont know how two put a layout on my myspace page. I know how to copy it an paste it an go to edit profile an paste it on about me or who would i like to meet an i save all changes an it still desn't show up on my myspace page? Dave please help me
make my name on my profile different than what others see, like when i am on my profile it says something like kitty cat pilgram other than suzie the explorerr:] loves icecream??
I can't view the picture in my inbox ,b4 i can see everythng,but nw i can't see it agan,what hapening?.pls help me,thnx.
I can't view the picture in my inbox ,b4 i can see everythng,but nw i can't see it agan,what hapening?.pls help me,thnx.
why when i put another layout to my profile i cant see it...
Why can't access to my own page on Tagged from my Palm? it does not give me the option to sign up, It ask me to fill up the info, which already did before but at least it tells me that the member already exist!!! well yes, is me!!!! lol but I can't sign up!!! help me please!!!!
people noww are like making there myspace profiles to where you can only see pics and a lil other stuff?? how can i do dat ???? ANSWERS NEEDED, OH AND ITS HARD TO EXLPLAIN..(:(:(:
i'm having similar problems as these folks... when i go to view my profile on myspace (even from the public version)from my home computer, i can see everything fine except for the video i put on there, it just looks like a clear square. But when i check it from any other computer, i can see it just fine. do u know what would be causing this? ..please help!
My myspace page is not working right it want let me get a layout and i don't know what to do.
hi i can not see my friends comments on her page she can send me but i cant see hers or send her any why is that?
I just bought a new dell laptop, and due to the security settings, it will not show about half of the pics on myspace, including my profile and comments I get from friends. Plus, the video that plays on my profile does not even show up. When I pull up myspace on another laptop that I have, everything works fine, so it's not the links or anything that I've done. What changes do I need to make to the security levels to show everything fully? Thanks!
Not sure how that would be a hardware setting, Kirk. Instead, dig around in the privacy and security settings in your Web browser and/or try grabbing a different browser (for example, http://www.getfirefox.com/) and see what happens.
I have a problem...a month ago, I used a Pimp My Profile layout editor to modify a layout. I generated and pasted the code, then went to my profile, only to see no background at all. It's just blank white. I've used some layouts from other websites, but the same thing happens with those...I didn't even edit them. Is there any way I can fix this?
This is my big problem:
I used to use Explorer 7 but updated to Explorer 8.0. I can go to any web site but MySpace and my Hotmail has become really, really slow! When I go to MySpace.com it does come up, but it looks strange and it's difficult to navigate, there are no pictures and the player doesn't work. I tried to uninstall Explorer 8.0, but it still doesn't work. Then I tried to use Firefox - still the same problem. Could it be that I need to change the security functions on my computer?? I use Vista.
I hope you can help...
Thank you so much in advance!
Greetings from a very frustrated girl.
I just made a myspace page and everyone is telling me they can't find me when they browse people in my area. I have the correct zip code and everything. I just don't show up on the browse list of people in the area.
well i just want to know why i cant see my background in my profile...like when i put a code in about me ....then i look to my profile and doesnt show up....can you tell me..thanks
i have a big problem i can get on any website except www.myspace.com everywhere else i go to use a computer i can get on my myspace... can u help me???? on my pc, the myspace page kinda looks like a mobile page. How can I change it back to normal??
hi, when i go to my customize page, it's all white, like i cant see anything but my music player, not even the blue bar! Even when i go to my profile page, it's still the same thing!
my friend tried to help me, but she said " since your customize page doesnt work then how are you suppose to fix the problem?" Do you know any possible way to fix this problem aside from having to delete my myspace and start new? )=
when i try to change my layout it keeps sayin myspace has a problem
I can not see the backgrounds, and a lot of other content online, such as send buttons, enter buttons, and most importantly the captcha on some websites, how can I get my setting to show most content.
I had mcafee and took off to see if worked without it so it is not my security, I checked active scripting, used the compatibility button with my IE, nothing. PLEASE HELP!!
why cant i see my myspace profile?
it says that i cancelled my membership or that my account has been deleted
but i can get on myspace but cant see my own profile
i cannot change my profile layout! i tried deleting all the url but nothing works! i copy and pasted new ones but it just doesnt can somebody tell me why? ill really appreciate whoever can help me!!!
hey people. this is my first time on this. so i have a myspace n it has been working fine till now. my friends and including i cant view my profile. it sendds everyone to the homepage. idk what to do. someone help please!
Well i edited my myspace profile and like now i can't see my Music player w|o or w| a layout. and though but all my myspace friends can see my music player. i am the only one who can't see itit doesn't show up on my page. and i can't see other peoples music player on their profile. PLEASE HELP (:
This profile is set to private. This user must add you as a friend to see his/her profile.
i tried but i cant see it!
please help me, i can't see the background image of my profile and the image of my friends, maybe i did something wrong yesterday but i cannot retrieve anymore. but if my husband search my profile, he can see the image of me. please help me sir!
Big sigh! How come people who hit my site are using the keywords, but I cannot see my website anymore *its just gone? Google?
I want to get back my titles on top. View, edit. navigator bars ect. on the top of the page again. I once knew how too.I need to temporarily get them on top and do it fast but have lost my directions. I change the navigation menu check. Thanks, Bobby
Hi, I too am having problems viewing my myspace profile, I can log in and see the home page and edit link ect, but when I click any of the profile buttons it shows just a white page. I have contacted myspace several times regarding this and have never had a return answer, I have also tried doing a name search (Restless Gypsy) on search engine's and it does show it but again when I click on it nothing happens so I am stumped lol, I hope you could maybe give me a hand on this before I lose my mind haha.
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