How do I setup a Gravatar?
What Is A Gravatar?
A gravatar, or globally recognized avatar, is quite simply an 80×80 pixel avatar image that can be used on many different websites and services. We strongly suggest setting up gravatars for anyone using a WordPress website.
How To I Set It Up?
Signup for a FREE Wordpress.com account, then head over to the official Gravatar website, and upload a gravatar. You can associate different images with different emails. Here are the complete steps:
- Signup for a Wordpress.com account at http://wordpress.com
- Visit the Offical Gravatar website at http://en.gravatar.com and login with your wordpress.com account.
- Add any email addresses you may use (Examples: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Upload and assign images to each email address. They can all be unique, or all use the same image, its totally up to you.
How Do I Use It?
Easy. Once all your emails and images have been set, you will see the photos being used with various services, and within any WordPress websites. No other steps are required.