How to Change your WordPress Avatar


An avatar is the picture that is displayed where we comment or post something on forum and it plays a vital role for online representation of the blog.

Worpress.com avatars are managed by the service called Gravatar. Once we have subscribed and set up our avatar on Gravtar it will display that picture wherever our email address is used on the blog.

In this tutorial we will learn how to change wordpress avatar.

Step#1: Go to your WordPress.com Settings

First of all we have to click on current avatar and Click on settings.

Go to your WordPress.com Settings

Step#2: Public Profile

Click on the Public profile Shown on the left side of the settings page.

Public Profile

Step#3: Change Avatar to initiate avatar changing process

Inside personal Profile page, click change your Gravatar.

Change Avatar to initiate avatar changing process

Step#4: Choose the source of Image

We can specify different sources to change the wordpress avatar, for demonstration purpose, let us choose the very first option.

Choose the source of Image

Step#5: Locate image from Computer

Click on Choose file, and after selecting the image, click ok.

Locate image from Computer

After the image has been uploaded, click next.
Step#6: Cropping Photo

If we want the cropped part of the image, we can Move the corners to select the cropped area.

Cropping Photo

Step#7: Audience Rating

Here we have to choose the required rating of our Gravatar.

Audience Rating

Step#8: Selecting the Gravatar from Available Images

Here are the images that we have already uploaded.
Let’s choose the image we have just uploaded and click finish.

Selecting the Gravatar from Available Images

Step#9: Confirm changes

Now we have to click confirm.

Confirm changes