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This tag should be used for questions about Gravatars (globally recognizable avatars). Use when referring to the storage service, used by SE amongst others, that serves an image to appear alongside a username or for its product, images that uploaded once are called upon when required.

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How can I download my Gravatar icon?

I want to download the avatar photo from my personal Gravatar profile. I've unsuccessfully tried: Clicking the photo on my profile. (Leads to resized 80x80 image) Right-clicking my profile's photo ...
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How to contact WordPress support regarding registration problem of new account?

I'd like to create a Gravatar for my other e-mail account, however when creating an account the site is showing the error: Use a different email address. This email provider blocks some of our ...
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Can I stop a WordPress application from using my Gravatar photo?

I uploaded a photo to Gravatar. Today, I just registered to post on a site running WordPress. Because personal health is discussed on this site, I used a pseudonym on the site, but much to my dismay, ...
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Why is my Gravatar blank at GitHub's Pulse view?

On every Pulse page on GitHub, a default Gravatar is shown instead of my usual one: I'm using two email accounts on GitHub, one for logging in, and another one for blaming. Both accounts are ...
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Can someone find my Gravatar profile if they have my email address, or Gravatar URL associated with that email address?

Gravatar now offers profiles that are publicly visible. Let's say I have entered some info in my profile. Let's also say I have two email addresses, email1 and email2, registered with Gravatar but ...
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Can you change the Gravatar associated with your email without a WordPress account?

I would like to change the Gravatar associated with one email address of mine (which shows up in Source Tree next to my commits). When I go to gravatar.com to do that, I'm faced with this: Do I ...
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Gravatar image in Flickr?

Can I link my Gravatar image to my Buddy Icon on Flickr using the web URL setting in my profile?
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Default Gravatar on wildcard email addresses unless specified

I own my domain and I use different email addresses for different sites, depending on what the site does, whether I think they'll spam me, etc. Is there a way to tell Gravatar to use a picture for *@...
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How do I force GitHub Enterprise to refresh gravatar?

I updated the gravatar for my e-mail address (a few days ago), but GitHub Enterprise is still displaying the old one. How do I force it to refresh?
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Is Gravatar safe?

I have just started a Gravatar acct. when I attempted to login using a secure socket to www.gravatar.com I was prompted with a warning that it was a different site, not the one I was after. I am using ...
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Use Default Avatar in gravatar

Is it possible to use a generic avatar if the user's email address is not in gravatar? I'd rather not use the colorful avatars, or the goofy ones that it auto generates.
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How do I change which email address GitHub uses for my Gravatar image?

GitHub currently uses my private email for Gravatar, but I would like it to use one of my work ones instead. However, I can't find any way to change which email address is used to get the image. I ...
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Setting Gravatar images to same by disregarding any plus addressing in emails

How can I set up Gravatar to use the same image for any plus or tagged email address used? I have subscribed to websites such as Stack Exchange, Stack Overflow, Github, etc. using a "+" email address ...
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Is it possible to link my Gravatar to my Gmail/Google account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a service for changing all my profile pictures at the same time? I want to be able to update my profile picture on all of my accounts simultaneously. The one thing ...
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What's the technology that Gravatar uses to resize our images when we upload them?

What's the technology that Gravatar uses for us to resize our images when we upload it? Is it using the HTML5 Canvas API through JavaScript?
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Is it safe to use Gravatar? [closed]

I vaguely remember hearing that Gravatar had some security or privacy flaw. I think it was that someone could extract your e-mail address if you used a Gravatar. Is Gravatar safe? How do you know? ...
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Can I have multiple concurrent Gravatars associated with the same email address?

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?
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How can I make an animated avatar for gravatar.com?

I was inspired by this animated avatar from free-avatars.com: Is it possible to use an animated GIF as an avatar on gravatar.com? I couldn't get it to work, but maybe someone else knows a hack.
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