Gravatar : Everything A Blogger Should Know [ Detailed Guide]

What is Gravatar
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Gravatar is one of the must use website for all the bloggers and marketers.

Do you know what Gravatar is?

If not, let’s learn everything about it.

Images & visuals help a lot in branding.  When it comes to commenting on other blogs, I have always mentioned how regularly commenting with same name & image will help you to brand yourself.

However, many new comers who just started with Blogging, are not sure how to add images to their name, when they comment on a WordPress powered blog. WordPress uses, to show user image in post comments. You can see an example in the below image:

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Another thing that we need to acquire our online identity is by using the same avatar (Profile picture) everywhere.

Most important is using them when you add a WordPress comment anywhere it shows your Gravatar and people starts recognizing you.

Also read:

How to add your profile picture in WordPress comment form?

Most of the WordPress comment box are Gravatar ready, all you need to do is sign up for add your Email Id’s and associate an avatar with it.

Register for Gravatar, Add your email address and associate any image for your Email id. You can associate different email ids for the different avatar.

The process of associating an Image with your Email address is very easy. All you need to do is add an Email address, verify it and upload an image to associate with that Email id. By associating an Image to your Gravatar, you are creating your online brand and identity. The best way should be using the same Image everywhere like Twitter, Facebook, and

Create free Gravatar account

Another good part is, there are many 3rd party services which use to get user picture, which is associated with the image. So, if you are starting online, is one of the website where you should add your Email address, connect a picture to that and get ready for branding.

One rule that will help you to improve your branding is by using the same image on all your social networking site. Usually, your profile image on Facebook, Twitter and should be the same, this will help other users to quickly recognize your profile among thousand others.

Do let me know if you have any questions regarding adding Images to your WordPress profile using Gravatar?

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A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

27 thoughts on “Gravatar : Everything A Blogger Should Know [ Detailed Guide]”

  1. Atul

    I also didn’t know about this gravatar account. After reading this article i have uploaded my gravatar image as soon as possible. Thanks.

  2. vrigudey

    Hey Harsh,

    Thanks for the nice blog, very helpful.

    So I have this confusion, we may have and – so can we link Gavatar using email id, I mean is it necessary to create a new email id for

    Thanks in advance for your support

  3. John Waweru

    I have read all the comments and its clear that a majority really appreciate what you’ve shared other that Himanshu the lazy one 😉

  4. Victoria Iverson

    Really Nice article.

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