Thunderbird Extension Lets You Add Gravatars

August 24, 2010 | Posted by Joy Victory

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!

9 Responses

  1. jive says:

    Great idea. Amazing how ideas so obvious they take awhile to come about. šŸ™‚

  2. Jason says:

    This is nice to have in Thunderbird! Thanks!

  3. Dogsbody says:

    I’ve been using the Contact Photos for Thunderbird too which also works great šŸ™‚

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  5. Glubmin says:

    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 says:

    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 says:

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

  9. deem881 says:

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