If I use the same email address to register at several sites that use Gravatar, is there a way to specify a different avatar for each site? Or do I have to use a different email address for each site?

1 Answer 1


With Gravatar you just add a new email to your account using sub-addressing and set up a new image attached with each of the different versions of the same email address.

E.g. Your base email address is [email protected], with sub-addressing, this can become any of the following:

Set those up in Gravatar and use them to register for the various sites.

If you're using an email provider that allows sub-addressing (or plus-addressing if you're familiar with Gmail) and the site you register at allows you to use an email address with sub-addressing, this will definitely work.

Some sites will consider an email with a plus as invalid, so this won't work for them.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.