How to use gravatar in WordPress simply

If you often comment on websites – blogs, or you are also a blogger, then registering a Gravatar WordPress avatar is very necessary. You only need to register once, but it helps you make your own mark on the internet community. Let’s learn about Gravatar and add your profile picture!

Benefits of Gravatar WordPress Avatars

  • Personal brand identity: When a profile picture with your nickname appears a lot on the website – blog community, gradually people will be familiar with your personal brand. When you are someone who regularly shares valuable content, helping the community, people will be excited to interact with you every time you appear.
  • Create a sense of authority: Like Facebook, a virtual account user without an avatar will not feel as authoritative as a real account.
  • Highlight comments – increase attention: Most users comment on the website – blogs do not have avatars, if you have, your comments will be more attractive, increase more attention.
  • Used on hundreds of millions of websites: 41.7% of websites in the world use WordPress platform (2021) . You only need to register your Gravatar profile picture once to comment on many websites – blogs.
Gravatar WordPress avatars make your comments more impressive
Gravatar WordPress avatars make your comments more impressive

Add Gravatar WordPress Avatar

Prepare yourself for a beautiful photo and follow the step-by-step instructions with pictures below.

Step 1: Go to vi.gravatar.com and click Create Your Own Gravatar .

Click Create Your Own Gravatar
Click Create Your Own Gravatar

Step 2: You will be redirected to the WordPress.com account registration page, sign up for an account.

Use the email you usually use to comment on websites – blogs

Create a WordPress.com account
Create a WordPress.com account

Step 3: You will receive an account activation email > click Activate Account.

Activate your WordPress.com account
Activate your WordPress.com account

Step 4: Return to Gravatar, you click the Sign In (Login)

Click the Sign In button to log in to Gravatar
Click the Sign In button to log in to Gravatar

Step 5: You click on the line Add a new image (Add a new image).

Click Add a new image to add a new image
Click Add a new image to add a new image

Step 6: Select your image source, usually upload photos from your computer, then select Upload new .

Select Upload new to download photos on your device
Select Upload new to download photos on your device

Step 7: You select the image file on your device and then click Continue .

Select the image file and then click Continue
Select the image file and then click Continue

Step 8: You align the position of the avatar, see the preview on the right, see OK and then click Crop Image.

Position the Gravatar avatar image and then click Crop Image
Position the Gravatar avatar image and then click Crop Image

Step 9: You choose the level of avatar we use for the website community – blog is G > click Set Rating to complete.

Choose type G for Gravatar avatars to appear on regular websites - blogs
Choose type G for Gravatar avatars to appear on regular websites and blogs

Step 10: Review your profile pictures, you can add multiple secondary emails to share the same profile picture.

Review Gravatar's profile picture, add additional emails if desired
Review Gravatar’s profile picture, add additional emails if desired

Epilogue

Once you’ve created your Gravatar profile picture, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below this article or articles on Lucid Gen to see how your avatar appears!

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Trần Ngọc Minh Hiếu

Trần Ngọc Minh Hiếu

I am currently working as a Data Analyst; before that, I worked in Digital Marketing. Blogging is a joy, helping me share my knowledge and experiences from life and work. You can donate to me here.

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