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Gravatar Proxy


This plugin replaces Gravatar URLs with a local proxy.
It helps mitigating Gravatar privacy risks by hiding your users IP addresses to Gravatar.


  1. Upload wp-gravatar-proxy directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Gravatar Proxy” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Cache avatars
  • Don’t run plugin in back office


  • Initial release