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Custom Avatars for WordPress

Description

This plugin will give visitors an avatar theme of your choice if they don’t have a Gravatar. Its a plugin developed by iElectrify and Fahd Murtaza

Simply install the wp-randomavatars plugin into your WordPress plugins folder (/wp-content/plugins) and activate it via the Dashboard.

If your WordPress theme does not support avatars (rare), simply add this snippet of code
where you want the avatars to appear:

Icons should be sized at 48×48 pixels. You can use a free graphics viewer/resizer such as Irfanview at www.irfanview.com to do this. To find themed icons for your blog, many of which are free for personal and commercial use, see www.iconfinder.net.

When you have your icons, just add them to the wp-randomavatars/images folder in your WordPress plugins area. That’s it! Enjoy!

Features:

Allow your visitors to
* Use custom random avatars instead of the default gravatars i.e “Mystery Man” avatar we see everywhere.

Troubleshooting:

  • Please let me know if you run into any issues with this plugin by sending an email to info@fahdmurtaza.com or simply post on wordpress forum for this plugin.

Installation

If you downloaded this plugin:

Thank You for Downloading Custom Avatars for WordPress. This plugin will give visitors an
avatar theme of your choice if they don’t have a Gravatar

  • Simply install the wp-randomavatars plugin into your WordPress plugins folder (/wp-content/plugins) and activate it via the Dashboard.

If your WordPress theme does not support avatars (rare), simply add this snippet of code
where you want the avatars to appear:

<?php get_avatar(); ?>

Icons should be sized at 48×48 pixels. You can use a free graphics viewer/resizer such as Irfanview at www.irfanview.com to do this. To find themed icons for your blog, many of which are free for personal and commercial use, see www.iconfinder.net.

When you have your icons, just add them to the wp-randomavatars/images folder in your WordPress plugins area. That’s it! Enjoy!

  • Upload hide-toolbar folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Once Activated, the toolbar from wordpress admin screen will be gone.
  • If you want to override the settings, simply override it by going to your user profile’s edit screen and check the “Show Toolbar when viewing admin” option under Personal Options.

If you install this plugin through WordPress 2.8+ plugin search interface:

  • Search for Custom Avatars.
  • Click Install Custom Avatars for WordPress
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Once Activated, it simply works. The rest of the steps are just liem above. i.e

If your WordPress theme does not support avatars (rare), simply add this snippet of code
where you want the avatars to appear:

<?php get_avatar(); ?>

Icons should be sized at 48×48 pixels. You can use a free graphics viewer/resizer such as Irfanview at www.irfanview.com to do this. To find themed icons for your blog, many of which are free for personal and commercial use, see www.iconfinder.net.

When you have your icons, just add them to the wp-randomavatars/images folder in your WordPress plugins area. That’s it! Enjoy!

FAQ

How does it work?

Gives your users the abaility to show custom random avatars.

What if I have a suggestion?

Just post it to the plugin forum and I will get back to you.

what if I need commercial help

Just ask any of the developers at www.ielectrify.com or www.fahdmurtaza.com

Contributors & Developers

“Custom Avatars for WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0

  • Plugin Release. (01/12/12)