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Avatar images, not showing in Settings, nor on website (4 posts)

  1. istef8
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi all, quick question..

    I have 2 default avatars not showing in the Settings : (nor on the website)
    – the Blank avatar
    – one custom default avatar I added (using a code in functions.php)

    --> all I get is a "question mark in small blue square" instead.

    What happened ?
    What can I do to fix this?

    Thanks in advance,
    stef
    PS: my site is saved locally at the time, can't share the link.

  2. istef8
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello again..
    I am still struggling with this issue... and yet I can't believe I haven't found where the problem is coming from.

    Please, I need your help.... : )

    Thank you!

  3. istef8
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi again..
    I thought about something.. and it might help someone for an answer.

    I still have no clue why I can't see the images for those 2 avatars. So I've copied the "image addresses".. so here it is :

    My site is in local at the moment.. and this might be part of the problem.
    (even if it should work anyway)

    Address for the BLANK AVATAR (not showing) :
    http://i0.wp.com/localhost/wp-includes/images/blank.gif

    Address for the Customized AVATAR (which I added / not showing) :
    http://i0.wp.com/localhost/wp-content/themes/catch-box/images/cp2_avatar_membre.jpg

    If I compare this to another image in the site, for ex. the logo in the header, I have this :
    http://localhost:8888/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/cropped-cp2_banner_logo.jpg

    ----> it's not the same route. Probably not using the same "code" to get to the images". And I'm sure that's why I get a "question mark" instead of an image.

    Can someone help me out?
    I'd highly appreciate it.

    Thank you,
    Stephanie

  4. dustinring
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Gravatar needs to be able to see that file actually exists.

    I had a problem with testing on a local site and then uploading and changing my hosts file. I could see the image there but Gravatar.com could not. Make sure you upload your default gravatar to somewhere its API can see.

    More info here: http://blog.gravatar.com/2012/10/09/default-image-changes/

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