Avatars

Allows users to upload ‘user avatars’ and ‘blog avatars’ which then can appear in comments and blog / user listings around the site (and is incorporated into all WPMU DEV Premium plugins and themes!)

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Screenshots

Change your user avatar in User Profile
Uploading your user avatar
Cropping your user avatar
User avatar uploaded
Uploading your blog avatar
Cropping your blog avatar
Blog avatar uploaded
User avatars displayed next to comments on a post
Blog avatars displayed on a site's network page
Detail

Want to give your users the ability to upload their own avatars but don’t want to use BuddyPress?

With this plugin, your users can upload both a ‘user avatar’ and a ‘blog avatar’ which displays on any comments they leave across your network.

Packed full of features such as:

Check it out!

Simply install and activate the plugin for your users to upload both a ‘user avatar’ and a ‘blog avatar’!

Just go to Users > Your Profile to upload your ‘User Avatar‘.

And go to Settings > Blog Avatar to upload your ‘blog avatar’.

Here’s an example of user avatars displayed on one of our WPMU DEV themes!

Avatars Plugin

Neato!  Heh!

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Usage

For help with installing plugins please refer to our Plugin installation guide.

Once installed navigate to Plugins in the network admin dashboard and network activate the plugin.

Please note:

This plugin isn’t designed to be used with BuddyPress since it has its own inbuilt avatar system

Using with bbPress

  • Optionally you can network activate the Avatars (BBPress) plugin if you are using bbpress along with your WordPress install.
  • If you have an integrated bbPress install, you can install this optional plugin to allow custom avatars in your bbPress template. This plugin will only work if your bbPress install is integrated to use the WordPress user table.

To Use:

With this plugin, your users can upload both a ‘user avatar’ and a ‘blog avatar’ which displays on any comments they leave across your network and in site and user listings on your network.

Uploading your user avatar

1.  Go to Users > Your Profile

2.  Scroll to bottom of page and click on change avatar.

3.  Browse to locate your Avatar and then click Upload.

4.  Drag the select the area of your Avatar you want to include and then click Crop.

5. It’s done !

6: Here is now it looks in action

Please note:

If you still see the original comment avatar try clearing your browser cache by holding the Ctrl key and pressing F5.

Uploading your blog avatar

1.  Go to Settings > Blog Avatar

2.  Browse to locate your Avatar and then click Upload.

3.  Drag the select the area of your Avatar you want to include and then click Crop.

4. It’s done !

5.  To display the blog avatar in your sidebar go to Appearance > Widgets and drag the Blog Avatar into the desired sidebar.

Cool eh!

And as always, if you get stuck then pop over to the community and get your questions posted.

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