This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Minotar

Description

Minotar gives you the option to replace the default avatars found in WordPress with Minecraft avatars. The API used is found at http://minotar.net and can be used freely by anyone.

The avatars is taken from the Minecraft equivalent of users and comment posters, if a commenter uses the name Herobrine on a comment the skin of Herobrine in Minecraft is used as an avatar.

Note: The avatars are case-sensitive. Eg: notch and Notch are different names.

Features:

  • Minecraft avatars for commenters and users
  • BuddyPress support

Screenshots

  • Example of comments with Minotar plugin activated

Installation

  1. Upload the ‘minotar-minecraft-avatars’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

FAQ

Where can I get support?

You can get support at #axxim on irc.esper.net

How do I change the avatars back?

Either you change the default avatar in Settings – Discussion on the admin panel or you just delete the plugin.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Translate “Minotar” into your language.

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Changelog

1.6

  • Fixed: WordPress changed the way to get the active user

1.5

  • Added: BuddyPress support (tested on version 1.5.3.1)

1.4

  • Added: A changelog for 1.3 that I forgot

1.0

  • Added: Deletes all traces of plugin when uninstalled.
  • Fixed: When deactivating or deleting the plugin the last used avatar is reenabled
  • Fixed: Minotars are shown in the Discussion page
  • Plugin is rewritten for maintainability and stability

0.2

  • Added: Minotar setting to the Settings – Discussion page
  • Added: Automatically changes the default avatar to Minotar on plugin activation
  • Added: Automatically changes back to mystery man on plugin deactivation/uninstallation
  • Added: Now avatars of users are changed aswell
  • Fixed: Avatars should now be shown in correct size no matter what page they’re displayed in
  • Fixed: Minotar does not replace all other avatar examples in the Discussion page

0.1

  • Initial release