Once upon a time, MySpace was the most popular social networking website – it was the reigning king of the internet. People flocked to create profiles and customize them with an array of widgets, modules, and visual enhancements. The right-side table, also known as the contact table, was one of the primary means to showcase unique designs and demonstrate personal style on profile pages.
Fast forward to today, and MySpace is no longer at the top – however, it remains an essential piece of internet history. There’s still a dedicated community that cherishes the creative freedom MySpace provided at its prime. With that said, let’s take a trip down memory lane and discuss how to use a MySpace contact table editor.
What is a MySpace Contact Table?
The MySpace “contact table” was located on the right-hand side of your profile page. It served as a hub for links to add you as a friend, send you a message, view your photos, or post a comment on your profile. Most users took advantage of this table to express themselves through customized designs that reflected their personality or interests.
MySpace Contact Table Editor: How It Works
A MySpace contact table editor is an online tool that enables you to easily create unique and visually appealing contact tables for your MySpace page. The editor generally allows you to upload images or select from existing templates and offers different customization options such as changes in colors, fonts, text sizes, borders, and more.
Whether you’re using an existing template or creating something entirely new from scratch, the contact table editor makes it easy to achieve precisely the look you want.
If you’re ready to get started designing your contact table, follow these simple steps:
1. Find an Online MySpace Contact Table Editor – Many websites offer free contact-table editing tools specifically designed for MySpace (such as MyGen or Thomas’ Myspace Editor). Alternatively, you can use image editing software like Adobe Photoshop or Canva to create custom images.
2. Choose Your Design – Begin by selecting an existing template or uploading an image that reflects your interests and personality. Ensure that there’s enough space within the image for your text and links audience will be interacting with.
3. Customize Your Fonts, Colors, Text Sizes – Many editors provide various font styles,-size options and allow you to choose colors for backgrounds or text elements within your design. Keep in mind legibility and design coherence.
4. Develop Your Link Layout – Decide where you want each link (add friend, send messages etc.) in your contact table layout while keeping aesthetics in mind. Some editors offer draggable link elements that can be placed wherever desired within the image.
5. Generate HTML Code – Once satisfied with your design choices, generate HTML code using the editor’s built-in feature. You will then insert this code into your MySpace profile page.
6. Insert Code into Your Profile – Log into your MySpace account and navigate to “Edit Profile.” Locate the “About Me” section (alongside other sections depending on user preference) Place the generated code within these sections – this code manipulation can be done via “HTML” or “Source” mode if using WYSIWYG editors
7. Save Your Changes – After pasting your HTML code into the appropriate section of your profile page editor, ensure saving any changes made and view how it appears on live mode.
While we reminisce about former giant social networks such as Myspace – I hope this blog refreshes memories of creative liberty users once had designing their profiles through elements like custom designed contact tables.
In today’s age – You could apply these design tactics towards contemporary social media platforms like Facebook cover images Twitter headers or Instagram story highlight covers employing graphic design software/tools such as Canva or Adobe Photoshop rather than digging up Myspace codes from 2005!
Go ahead and awaken your inner creator – happy designing!