Your profile is your personal space on The Mighty. It's where you can tell others about yourself, customize your own space with graphics, and generally give other users an idea of who you are.

Here is an overview of all the visible aspects of your profile and how to change them.

How to view your profile

To get to your profile in a web browser:

  • Click your user icon in the top right corner

  • Select "Profile" from the menu

To get to your profile in the mobile app:

  • Select "Menu" in the bottom right corner

  • Select "Profile" from the menu

Profile elements

Profile on desktop, with elements labeled:

Profile on the mobile app:

Element

What it is

Header image

The large banner image at the top of your profile page.

Profile image

The smaller image that appears next to your name. This image also appears on your posts.

Display name

How your name appears to others.

Username

A unique name just for you. This is used for the permanent link to your profile, and changing this changes your profile link.

"About Me" description

Where you can tell people a bit about yourself.

Activity

Your recent posts show up here. This includes posts to private groups. Content updates automatically.

Saved

A list of your saved content; it is only visible to you. Content updates automatically.

Groups

A list of all groups of which you are currently a member. Content updates automatically.

People

A list of other users that you are currently following. Content updates automatically.

Edit your profile

All the visible elements of your profile can be edited in the "Edit Profile" section.

Edit your profile in a web browser

To edit your header image, you can update it directly on your profile page. Click the camera icon on the right of your header image. (See profile image above.)

To edit your profile image, personal description, display name, or user name:

  • Go to your profile page (user icon -> "Profile")

  • Click "Edit profile" on the left, beneath your username.

  • Select the "Settings" tab

  • Select "Account Details" (or click this link)

To edit the visibility of your activity, followed groups, or followed people:

  • Go to your profile page (user icon -> "Profile")

  • Click "Edit profile" on the left, beneath your username.

  • Select the "Settings" tab

  • Select "Preferences" (or click this link)

Edit your profile in the mobile app

  • Go to your profile page (Menu -> "Profile")

  • Click "Edit profile" at the top just beneath your header image

To edit any part of your profile, select the corresponding section.

Visibility options in Edit Profile

Element

Visibility options

Header image

You can upload a new header image, or remove it entirely. Click the camera icon on the header image to update.

See also: How do I update my profile header image?

Profile image

You can upload a new profile image, or remove it entirely. Click the camera icon on the profile image to update.

See also: How do I update my profile image?

Display name

You can modify it. Edit the section and save changes.

See also: How do I update my Display Name or Username?

Username

You can modify it. Edit the section and save changes.

See also: How do I update my Display Name or Username?

"About Me" description

You can modify it, clear it, or hide it.

To modify or clear it using the mobile app, click the "About Me" section and update as desired, and save changes.

To hide it using the mobile app, toggle the "Show My Bio" switch to the off (grey) position to hide.

To hide it using a browser, uncheck the option for "Allow visitors to see my bio and other potentially personal information."

Activity

You can show or hide it.

In the mobile app, toggle the "Show my feeds" switch to the off (grey) position to hide.

In a browser, uncheck the option for "Allow visitors to see my feed, with all its post and comments."

Saved

This is always hidden from other users. It is only visible to you.

Groups

You can show or hide it.

In the mobile app, toggle the "Show my groups & followers" switch to the off (grey) position to hide.

In a browser, uncheck the option for "Allow visitors to see the people and communities I follow or who follow me."

People

You can show or hide it.

In the mobile app, toggle the "Show my groups & followers" switch to the off (grey) position to hide.

In a browser, uncheck the option for "Allow visitors to see the people and communities I follow or who follow me."

See also

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