Updating your WordPress avatar

Simple steps for changing your WordPress avatar

Gravatar, a globally recognised avatar is a service which allows you to add an avatar image that is associated with your email address to be displayed on websites and applications that support the service.

WordPress by default supports Gravitar and allows you to set one image which will be displayed on all WordPress websites where you use that email address to login.

To setup your Gravatar follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Gravatar website
  2. Click on create your own Gravatar.
    Updating your WordPress Avatar - Step 1
  3. Fill in the required information.
    Updating your WordPress Avatar - Step 2
  4. Click on create your account.
  5. A confirmation link will be sent to your email. Check the email box to activate your account.
  6. After activation of the account fill the profile details and click save.
  7. Login to your WordPress account.
  8. Click on user > profile.
    Updating your WordPress Avatar - Step 3
  9. Enter the same email address which you have added while creating Gravatar id.
  10. Click on the profile picture option to change your profile picture on Gravatar.
  11. The same profile information will be updated as your Gravatar account.