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Allows users to use Openname Avatars for the WordPress Avatar and add Openname data to WordPress themes.

Openname is a blockchain-based (the technology behind Bitcoin), decentralized identity system.

Your WordPress avatar will be kept in sync (with a short delay) with your Openname Avatar.

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  1. Upload openname directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Visit your user profile page, add your Openname and enable your Openname avatar.

You can add Openname information to your theme as follows:

<?php $person = Openname("larry"); // load the Openname         echo $person->name_formatted(); ?> 


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