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How to setup gravatar

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HOW TO SET UP GRAVATAR
To setup a gravatar, you need to provide an email that will be associated with it. So, go to Gravatar home page and enter your email in the box specified and click Get Your Gravatar.

Alternatively, you can go directly to the signup page and enter the required email and click Signup.

A confirmation email would be sent to the email entered previously. Open your mail and click on the confirmation link.

At this point, you’ll need to enter your username and password for the account created on gravatar. Choose the username people will easily identify you with because, once entered and checked to be available it can not be edited after signup. The username must be lowercase all through. Numbers are also allowed, but with no spaces or punctuation marks.
Put in your password and re-enter the password in the next box for confirmation. Check the terms of service and privacy box.
Now click on Signup.

To add your gravatar image, click on ‘Add one by clicking here’ below.

There are three different locations you can source for image to upload.

On your computer hard drive
From the internet
Or a previously uploaded image on gravatar.

For this slideshare, we shall be uploading
from the computer.

Click on Browse to choose an image from your computer hard drive.
A screen will pop up. Select the appropriate file you want to select the image. Click on the image and then click on save. The path to the file is copied automatically into the box.
Click on Next to continue.

This is the next screen you’ll see, showing you the image you uploaded. Crop it to fit the shape you want. When you are done, click on Crop and Finish.

You have to set a rating for your gravatar. All you have to do is click on the rating that best describe your gravatar. I’ll advise you choose G because, it is suitable for display on all website.

Now you can add a new email and image or add new images on the same email. You can also change or delete images uploaded.

When you click on My Account, there are menu you can access directly. They are listed under My Account.
That’s all about setting up your gravatar. Whenever you post or comment on any website, the image associated with your log in email will display automatically if the site support gravatar.

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  • 1. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARTo setup a gravatar, you needto provide an email that willbe associated with it. So, go toGravatar home page andenter your email in the boxspecified and click Get YourGravatar.
  • 2. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARAlternatively, you can godirectly to the signup pageand enter the required emailand click Signup.
  • 3. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARA confirmation email wouldbe sent to the email enteredpreviously. Open your mailand click on the confirmationlink.
  • 4. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARAt this point, you’ll need to enteryour username and password forthe account created on gravatar.Choose the username people willeasily identify you with because,once entered and checked to beavailable it can not be edited aftersignup. The username must belowercase all through. Numbersare also allowed, but with nospaces or punctuation marks.Put in your password and re-enterthe password in the next box forconfirmation. Check the terms ofservice and privacy box.Now click on Signup.
  • 5. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARTo add your gravatar image,click on ‘Add one by clickinghere’ below.
  • 6. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARThere are three differentlocations you can source forimage to upload.1. On your computer hard drive2. From the internet3. Or a previously uploaded image on gravatar.For this slideshare, we shall be uploadingfrom the computer.
  • 7. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARClick on Browse to choose animage from your computer harddrive.A screen will pop up. Select theappropriate file you want toselect the image. Click on theimage and then click on save.The path to the file is copiedautomatically into the box.Click on Next to continue.
  • 8. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARThis is the next screen you’llsee, showing you the imageyou uploaded. Crop it to fitthe shape you want. Whenyou are done, click on Cropand Finish.
  • 9. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARYou have to set a rating foryour gravatar. All you have todo is click on the rating thatbest describe your gravatar.I’ll advise you choose Gbecause, it is suitable fordisplay on all website.
  • 10. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARNow you can add a new emailand image or add new imageson the same email. You canalso change or delete imagesuploaded.
  • 11. HOW TO SET UP GRAVATARWhen you click on MyAccount, there are menu youcan access directly. They arelisted under My Account.That’s all about setting upyour gravatar. Whenever youpost or comment on anywebsite, the image associatedwith your log in email willdisplay automatically if thesite support gravatar.

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