Thunderbird Extension Lets You Add Gravatars

By downloading the “Display Contact Photo” extension from Thunderbird, you can now view Gravatars, creating a personalized touch to all your email messages:

How to Install

To set this up, first follow the download and installation directions found on the extension page above.

Then, to specifically enable Gravatars, follow these steps:

1. Go to Tools > Add-ons > Extensions. Click “Options.”

2. Open the “Remote photos” tab and click “enable Gravatars.”

3. Go to the “General Settings” tab and in the “Choose a default photo” drop-down menu, select “Gravatar.” Click “OK.”

4. You’re all set. Enjoy!

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9 responses to “Thunderbird Extension Lets You Add Gravatars”

  1. jive Avatar

    Great idea. Amazing how ideas so obvious they take awhile to come about. 🙂


  2. Jason Avatar

    This is nice to have in Thunderbird! Thanks!


  3. Dogsbody Avatar

    I’ve been using the Contact Photos for Thunderbird too which also works great 🙂


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  5. Glubmin Avatar

    Is there a forum plugin that works with gravatar? I’m adding a forum to my wordpress site and I don’t want people to have to set up new avatars.

    Sorry to post this here but I don’t see where to contact you guys.



  6. peg Avatar

    I love this,but it will not allow me to adjust the size anymore!
    Don’t know how to contact anybody,to will try here.


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  8. peg Avatar

    Still won’t let me crop photos as I want to!!
    Why not??????


  9. deem881 Avatar

    Thunderbird Extension Lets You Add Gravatars