I have been asked this question a lot of times before, so I wanted to share with you the steps to do so if you have always wanted to know how to create an image when you make comments on other websites.

After all, this website was created to help you to find solutions and protecting you from fraudulent methods out there on the web.


First, you must know what a Gravatar is:  It is a globally recognized avatar of yourself which represents you anywhere on the web.  It will change boring images like this…  How To Create An Image Using Gravatar On WordPress

…to exciting images like this:  How To Create An Image Using Gravatar On WordPress when you make a comment online.


I will make it as simple as possible for you to understand so that you can apply it today to your comments when you leave them on any website online.


Please follow the  step – by – step instructions below:


Step 1. Open whatever browser you use and go to gravatar.com


How To Create An Image Using Gravatar



Step 2. Click on the blue button that says “Create your own gravatar”


How To Create An Image Using Gravatar


Step 3. Enter you email address, create a user name and password, then click sign up.  Make sure to remember your Username and create a strong password.


How To Create An Image Using Gravatar


Step 4. You will receive an email in your inbox to simply active your account.  Click the button that says “activate”.


How To Create An Image Using Gravatar On WordPress


Step 5. After you activate your account, you will be redirected to gravatar.com.

How To Create An Image Using Gravatar On WordPress

You will be all set to choose whatever smiling photo of yourself you want as your image.  You can upload as many photos as you like.


To test if your Gravatar works is quite easy to do.  Just leave a comment here on this website below and see your smiling face displayed on the web.  If you may encounter any difficulty at all, I will be more than happy to help you out.

I hope that you did enjoy this easy to follow step-by-step set-up of adding an image to your comments in WordPress.

Thanks for stopping by.

Jason (Owner) HowToStaySafeOnTheNet.com

19 Responses to How To Create An Image Using Gravatar On WordPress

  1. Escape & Adventure says:

    Thanks very much!

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  5. Rachel says:

    Ok, so I have an image on my gravatar account but Iam having trouble getting that image on my WA site under the comments admin. Can you please explain how to do that? Thanks!

  6. Rachel says:

    You are AWESOME! I have been trying to figure this out for days. You have made it so simple! Thank you so much!!

  7. Dustin says:

    Thank you for sharing this information! Really loved it and easy to follow. I wish I could have discovered this site earlier. Definitely will be showing this to newbies and who need help.

  8. Dustin says:

    This is the easiest how to for setting up a gravatar. I wish I had seen this ages ago. Literally took me days to figure it out. Definitely going to share this to people who just started creating a website. Thank you for sharing!

    • Jason says:


      I am delighted to help out in any way possible. Share this as much as you like to who you like to share with.


  9. Travis says:

    I have an image uploaded to my WordPress account, but for some reason I have had the hardest time activating it. I got one activated just now. I’ll find out if it works after you pass this comment…

    Thanks for the post


    • Jason says:

      Hi Travis,

      You have done well with your image. As you can see, it works, now you can see your image when you make comments.

      I am happy that I was able to help.


  10. Peggy Menke says:

    Hello, Jason. Wow, you make it sound so easy. Thanks for sharing!

    • Jason says:

      Hi Peggy,

      Glad that I could have presented this information as simple as possible. That is the goal.

      Many thanks,

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