Tag: gravatar

  • Gravatar: Creating a Truly Global System

    We can’t really call Gravatars “globally recognized avatars” unless they’re¬†realistically¬†available to people the world over, and that means making sure everyone who wants to use one has language access. That’s why Gravatar, like every Automattic joint, relies on a fantastic group of international volunteers to translate almost everything we create, ensuring that what we do…

  • 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…

  • Gravatar Importer for Google Contacts

    Arik Fraimovich has released an open source .NET app that syncs your Google contacts with their Gravatars, using the Google Contacts Data API.

  • Automattic Acquires Gravatar

    The best ideas are often the simplest. (At least in hindsight.) The idea of globally-recognized avatar, or Gravatar, struck me from the first time I heard it. Of course I should be able to have my avatar wherever I go! Of course email is a great way to key it! Of course there should be…