Creating A Gravatar

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Creating A Gravatar

  1. 1. A Student’s Guide to Creating a Gravatar for the Web<br />Creating a Gravatar<br />Presented by<br />Michelle Krummel<br />
  2. 2. Access your email account<br />You can create a free email account at Gmail: http://gmail.com.<br />If you already have a Gmail account, enter your username and password to sign in.<br />Otherwise, click the button labeled Create an account to setup your Gmail account.<br />Click here to create a new Gmail account.<br />
  3. 3. Creating your gravatar<br />http://en.gravatar.com/site/signup<br />In order to create a gravatar account, you will need to enter your email address.<br />Your gravatar will be permanently connected to your email address.<br />Enter your email address.<br />
  4. 4. Creating your gravatar<br />You will need to check your email for an activation link before you can proceed.<br />
  5. 5. Creating your gravatar<br />You will need to check your email for an activation link before you can proceed.<br />Look for email from Gravatar.<br />
  6. 6. Creating your gravatar<br />Follow the activation link in the email to proceed.<br />Follow link<br />
  7. 7. Creating your gravatar<br />Choose a username and password. You will need to use this in order to sign in to your gravatar account.<br />Signup<br />
  8. 8. Creating your gravatar<br />You can upload multiple images and change your gravatar at any time. <br />Click to add images to your gravatar library<br />
  9. 9. Creating your gravatar<br />You can upload an image from your computer or link to an image on the Internet.<br />Choose where to find the image<br />
  10. 10. Creating your gravatar<br />To upload an image from your computer, click Browse, and locate the file in your directory structure.<br />Find the image on your computer<br />
  11. 11. Creating your gravatar<br />You will need to crop the image so that it is square. You can drag the handles on the sides and corner of the outlined box to adjust the viewing area.<br />Crop and center your image using the handles, then click here.<br />
  12. 12. Creating your gravatar<br />You will be asked to rate your gravatar. You should only use images that you would consider “G-rated.”<br />Remember, this image will be linked to your email account and displayed on various Internet sites where you have accounts.<br />Use a G-rated image<br />
  13. 13. Creating your gravatar<br />You can use this image for your gravatar, or you can add more images to your collection.<br />You can add more images to your library<br />
  14. 14. Creating your gravatar<br />Once you’ve decided which image to use for your gravatar, you’re ready to log out.<br />
  15. 15. Creating your gravatar<br />Hover your mouse over, My Account and click on Log Out. You’re done!<br />Click My Account, then log out.<br />
  16. 16. Viewing your gravatar<br />Your gravatar will now appear next to your name when you comment on a blog post.<br />Your gravatar appears next to your name in your comments.<br />
  17. 17. CREDITS:<br />Presentation created by Michelle Krummel<br />http://mrskrummel.com<br />michellekrummel@gmail.com<br />

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