Even before the recent announcement about Gravatar joining Automattic, I had been wanting to turn on comment avatars here. I nabbed Matt’s code, fooled with it a little, and now my comments are Gravatar enabled.
A couple of things that I discovered:
- I was always getting the ‘
default‘ image until I added a ‘
- The Gravatar server wasn’t serving up all sizes of my image until I re-uploaded it. It worked with
size=80, but not with
When I did a quick search for an existing WordPress plugin, the Gravatar plugins I found all required you to modify your comments.php template file. I made mine less intrusive. I think I’ll go ahead and code up a plugin with some config options.