Ditch The Default Avatar

Digital Smartarse
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re using WordPress or you regularly comment on other blogs you’ll have noticed that your image or avatar will be the default image set on the blog you are interacting with.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/12″][vc_icon icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-user”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”11/12″][vc_column_text]That image normally looks like this but there is a way to have your Avatar added to all blogs that you post too. You could always add a plugin on your site but that won’t solve the issue of having the default image on blogs that you comment on.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]What you need is an avatar that follows you around the internet either on your own site or when posting on other sites.

All you need is a Gravatar account and your chosen avatar will follow you around the internet waiting for you to post a blog or comment.┬áThe avatar that’s shown is related to the email that is used either in the user account of your blog or the email you use on the blog comments.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1459521800481{background-color: #729bbf !important;border-radius: 5px !important;}”][vc_column][special_text tagname=”h3″ font_weight=”300″ color=”#ffffff”]Geek Tip – advanced users[/special_text][vc_column_text]geek100You can add more than one email address to your Gravatar account and assign a different avatar to each email. Whichever email address you use in the comments form will control which avatar is diaplayed along side your comment.


Before you start your career as a world famous blogger get yourself an account on Gravatar so we can all see what you look like.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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