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Reblogged this post I made back in 2013 since it is still relevant (I have just updated the steps to edit your Gravatar Profile.)

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[This topic was originally posted back in November 2013, but I have now updated the steps to edit your profile from WordPress, as it has since been made more straightforward.]

When I began blogging many moons ago, one aspect to get my head around was Gravatar.

From my perspective, which may be a correct way of interpreting it or not, Gravatar is a separate service that is bolted on to WordPress. The concept is there hidden within the name, and revealed when you click on “What is Gravatar?” (clearly people have to ask, so they provide a clear button to direct them to the answer): “A Gravatar is a Globally Recognized Avatar… An “avatar” is an image that represents you online.” The idea is that you use Gravatar as a central point, linking to all of your stuff… such as your blog.

The problem is, I think, that it’s not…

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This entry was posted on 14 January, 2017 by in Blogging.
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