Get a Gravatar

Would you like a picture associated with your comments and your profile? It’s called an avatar. A Gravatar is an avatar that follows you around the Internet. It’s associated with your email address, so any blog or forum that uses Gravatars will use the same picture — or at least any blog or forum that you set the same email address in your account settings. My Gravatar looks like this:


How do you get one? Go to and click “Create Your Own Gravatar”:


Follow the resulting directions. Be sure to use the same email address that you used in setting up your account in your profile.¬†Please make sure also that your Gravatar should be rated “G.”

In a few more short steps on you’ll be done! Please note that it may take up to an hour¬†for your Gravatar to appear next to your comments and your profile.