You can make your picture available throughout the world wide web. this is possible by using Gravatar (globally recognized avatar). “Your Gravatar is an image that follows you from site to site appearing beside your name when you do things like comment or post on a blog. Avatars help identify your posts on blogs and web forums, so why not on any site?”.
Avatar huh! what is Avatar?
An Avatar is an icon or image representing a particular person in an online forum or a website that allows users to leave a comment.
Having known what avatar is, now lets proceed with Gravatar.
Gravatar makes your image or icon automatically appear on any site or forum that you leave a comment.
Who can use Gravatar? :
i. Any individual who loves commenting on a forum or a site which allow users to leave a comment.
iii.businesses can use their brands or logos.
How can i use gravatar?
do not worry, just follow me step by step i will show you how!
Step 1. You need to visit ‘gravatar.com‘ a page will open. click on ‘SIGN IN’ as shown in the image below.
Step 2. Click on ‘CREATE AN ACCOUNT’ see picture below.
Step 3. Now fill the form with your email, username and password then click on ‘SIGN UP’ see picture below. Note: use the email that you use the most often to comment.
Step 4. A message appears telling you to confirm from you email.
Step 5. Open your email and activate your account. Click on ‘ACTIVATE ACCOUNT’. Below picture is what you will see in your inbox.
Step 6. Your activation is now successful, you need to sign in to Gravatar to add your picture.
Step 7. Now lets add a picture. Click on ‘ADD A NEW IMAGE’. See below.
Step 8. Click ‘UPLOAD NEW’ > ‘CHOOSE FILE’ > ‘NEXT’ > ‘CROP AND FINISH’.
Congrats you are done!
If you are able to have your Gravatar set up, please leave a comment below to see your picture. Thank you.