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Gravatars

I’ve been quite happy with WordPress. There is something I miss about Blogger though: the avatars. I like seeing somebody’s picture or a cute little image when they leave a comment.

It turns out I could bring that functionality into WordPress with gravatars. If you don’t have one (and it looks like most of you do not), might I suggest you sign up? It’s free, and it’s quick. Other sites are increasingly using them too, so you will be all ‘web 2.0’ with your bad self.

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8 Comments

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    Elissa
    January 14, 2008 at 11:18 pm

    Yay, neat! I’ve been meaning to sign up with gravatar but never had the time/patiences to figure out how to.

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    sarah
    January 15, 2008 at 2:36 am

    yay! i’m in! i miss the little avatars on wordpress too. :)

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    Caitlin
    January 15, 2008 at 7:27 am

    I love the Gravatars plugin, it makes the comments a little more personal!
    I had one already for blog comments and promotion. ^_~

    There’s also Dan’s Avatar Thingy if you ever decide you want people to register for your blog, then they can have their own non-gravatar avatars. I use that one on my personal blog because my friends were too lazy to sign up at gravatar. ^_~

    Gravatar is more universal, especially for public blogs like this, though. ^_^

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    ileana
    January 15, 2008 at 7:32 am

    Ooh, I’ve been meaning to sign up for a Gravatar. Thanks for the kick in the pants!

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    Syd
    January 15, 2008 at 11:26 am

    Love it. I’ve been thinking about this for a while, so now I have a gravatar and I’ve added them to my site. Thanks!

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    Jules
    January 15, 2008 at 11:44 am

    Well, I signed up and I can’t seem to get it to work! I’ve already posted and it doesn’t seem to call up my image. Hmm. I’ll keep playing with it. /><\ <—–Angry Dog. ;)

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    Making it Lovely
    January 15, 2008 at 6:21 pm

    It’s so nice to see faces again, yay!

    Jules, yours is working! /^^\

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    mary.c
    January 21, 2008 at 8:58 am

    OK, I just got one for myself too. Hopefully it works alright.

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