Support » Plugin: Disable User Gravatar » Disable Gravatar for BuddyPress

  • The plugin did not disable Gravatar third-party requests for BuddyPress, you have to use add_filter('bp_core_fetch_avatar_no_grav', '__return_true');.

    • This topic was modified 2 months, 4 weeks ago by  baptx.
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  • Plugin Author Marcus

    (@netweblogic)

    NetWebLogic Support

    Thanks, you’re right. I’ve updated the plugin with that fix.

    By the way, with all plugins disabled except yours, there are still gravatar.com requests on posts and the users admin page.
    I just noticed that it was reported here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/disable-gravatar-links-at-all/

    I thought this plugin blocks all third-party requests for better privacy, I will not need it otherwise. Gravatar should not get the IP addresses of active users on the Internet, which is also sent with the HTTP referer header of the website visited.

    The code I shared to disable Gravatar for BuddyPress completely blocks gravatar.com requests.

    you stated you fixed this here but the plugin says it has not been updated in over a year. I’m having issues with my avatars and thought I’d try this but not sure if it will be more work than it’s worth or not. Thanks for supporting Buddypress

    Plugin Author Marcus

    (@netweblogic)

    NetWebLogic Support

    Thanks for pointing that out. I forgot to bump the version number in the PHP file, I only updated the readme.txt file.

    The plugin is now showing as updated a minute ago.

    Plugin Author Marcus

    (@netweblogic)

    NetWebLogic Support

    @baptx I missed your reply, whilst BP might allow a hook to block requests easily, WP in general does not, hence my workaround in that other thread you mentioned. I’ll address this at a later time when time permits.

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