Do you like your profile without picture on Facebook or twitter? obviously NO, then how the heck you can manage yourself as a hollow man while commenting on websites and blogs. Make yourself visible by showing up your avatar while commenting on popular blogs. (oh please, don’t lie, i know you only comments on high ranked websites to get some juice out of it. Ha ha, I’m just saying.)
What actually is a gravatar? Is it an alien word?
In case you have never been come to know about this word before, it’s not a ufo word. Globally Recognized Avatar is the full name of gravatar. So what does it do? A gravatar is an image that follow you automatically, whenever you write a post or leave a comment across the online world.and the best thing about gravatar is that it provides functioning with both of our lovely platforms, wordpress.org and WordPress.com!
Is that helpful?
Well i think so! you get high sign and recognition on the web. An image with comment make a trust-worthy relation with readers and as a matter of fact it might happen that they can give some time to have a look on your website.
You know guys gravatar profile is same as a facebook profile! if you have a facebook profile with your image, then people are much likely to gonna see your profile, and is quite true for gravatar as well. Gravatar let you set up multiple profile picture with another email addresses.
Okay enough of that, let’s go through the tutorial on how to set up your profile on gravatar. Seven steps and you’re all good!
1)First: Click this link Gravatar as it would take you to the gravatar website.
2)Second: You will find a button named “sign in” on top right corner of the page, just click that little one.don’t worry if you don’t have a wordpress account, you will be asked for it.
3)Sign up: Click on “need an account” and sign up by providing your email address that you are willing to use for commenting on other websites, and your desired username and password.
4)Confirmation: You will receive a confirmation email, activate your account by clicking the confirmation link.
5)Sig in: What the heck are you waiting for, i’m not gonna gives you my id and password, sign in with yours.
6)Add your photo: And that is why you set up your account. Simply click on “Add one by clicking here” to add a photo from your computer or from the internet.
7)Crop & rate your image: As a formality gravatar will ask you to crop your image. Gravatar don’t care that you would like it on not, you just have to crop your images. After then rate your gravatar by choosing the any one from the list G, PG, R AND X ratings.it’s your profile, you can choose whatever you want but i recommend you to go after G or PG rating.
Well you’re done here with this tutorial if you want. Now all you have to do is that when you want to comment on any blog or website, simply add the email address that you have linked with your gravatar profile and wordpress will do the rest of the work. But if you don’t want some more info then read further.
Gravatar allows you to set picture on your wordpress dashboard profile. You just have to link that email to your wordpress website. Remember as i told you, gravatar profile is same as facebook or any other profile, and it’s a good idea or habit to complete our info of any of our profile as it hepls us in online identity. but the bad thing is that most people don’t even bother to look with rest of the part except uploading a profile picture in gravatar.
I was the same person once, but then i just realize that gravatar profile is actually your real online id especially for wordpress. What kind of impression your profile will make to the people that follow you, the people that read your blog if it’s incomplete? just think of it.and if you get kind of positive thoughts then update it with new info. Several information that you should actually light up in your gravatar profile are:
- Name and Bio
- Your other social media profile.
well, that’s it! Gravatar is an amazing approach to the web community and it’s worthwhile to spend your 10 minutes if you can get lots of benefits. Thanks for reading my article!