How to get an avatar to show up for your comments

A few people have been asking me how did I get an avatar to show up in the comment section. Actually, I should have probably posted this awhile back, we are using a 3rd party site for this. Gravatar is a site that allows you to change your avatar and it work with other blogs (SEGA Blog, Sonic Stadium).

Steps:

  1. Go to www.gravatar.com
  2. Sign up (make sure you sign up with the e-mail you use to post here)
  3. Post away.
(Note: It takes awhile for your new avatar to show up)

Gravatar uses your e-mail to choose the avatar. So if you use the same e-mail on another wordpress blog, it will show the same avatar. So lets fill in those avatar spots, no excuses.

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13 responses to “How to get an avatar to show up for your comments

  1. matty says:

    That’s funny. I’m already signed up with Gravatar with another site, but still get this badass Space Invader-esque one.

  2. George says:

    Hum, are you using the same email address? I just changed mine on there and it works. I’ll look more into it.

  3. matty says:

    Ah, here we go.
    If any fallow SegaBitohiles are having similar issues, the site seems to be set on the “G” rated level, so just adjust the rating on your avatar to the G level.
    Thanks, though.

  4. matty says:

    ^and by fallow I mean fellow, and by the setting I mean the one at your Gravatar account.
    Excuse my fuckupdness ^^;

  5. George says:

    I’ll extend the rating of avatars, I didn’t know it existed. NO X Avatars, kthx.

  6. crackdude says:

    is my avatar X?

    I lost the password 4 years ago lol

  7. sonicplayer says:

    well lets see if it worked

  8. sonicplayer says:

    ^^

  9. Kidrat529 says:

    I just put in my email now. Lol what should I do?

  10. George says:

    You basically sign up with http://www.gravatar.com/ with the email you use here. Choose a picture and it should change.. .sometimes it takes 24 hours to change.

  11. Rebbeca Thomson says:

    Turn on the Google+ app by going to Apps> G Suite> Google+> Turn on for everyon (turned on for everyone).
    Next, go to Apps> G Suite> Directory> Profile Editting> Tick Photo – “Users can customize their public profile photo and cover photo.” friv

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