Create your gravatar

The only way to have your picture show up alongside your author profile on your website is to set up a Globally Recognized Avatar, or Gravatar. This associates a profile with your email address – and then loads your profile onto websites that use the service.

Most people put this off… which means they’re stuck with a little gray outline, and who wants to be recognized globally as a little gray outline?

Setup Your Gravatar This video shows you how to set up your Gravatar in just 3 minutes, and what you’ll see on your website once you’re complete.

Follow these instructions to set up your Gravatar profile.

Setup your Gravatar Account (Steps 1-5): 

  1. Visit
  2. Click “setup your gravatar” 
  3. Create your account 
  4. Add your profile photo & bio 
  5. Add additional emails if you need different author bios 
  6. Don’t fret if your profile image doesn’t change right away. 
  7. Sometimes it can take a minute.

Congrats! Your website is that much more awesome.

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