Release status: stable
|Description||Provides avatars based on the users email address, using the Gravatar.com service, or a libravatar instance.|
|Compatibility policy||Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.|
|Quarterly downloads||9 (Ranked 166th)|
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|Issues||Open tasks · Report a bug|
There was an extension with the same name that was unmaintained since 2008, never moved to git and was archived in 2016. Archived extension.
The Gravatar extension provides avatars based on the user's email address, using the Gravatar.com service, or a libravatar instance.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your
wfLoadExtension( 'Gravatar' );
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
- Minerva Neue
- Any skin that provides an element with the classes
The use of gravatar avatars is guarded by the
gravatar-use-gravatar preference. Users have to explicitly opt-in to allow their email address to be used for retrieving an avatar.
Site administrators should not set
$wgDefaultUserOptions, unless users have non-personal email addresses set, or a gravatar proxy is active.
In that case, disabling the user preference through
$wgGravatarServer- This setting specifies the avatar service to connect to. By default, this is //gravatar.com.
$wgGravatarDefaultAvatar- This setting controls the default avatar for users who have not opted-in or have no valid email address set. It can either be the url to an image, or one of the keywords supported by gravatar.
$wgGravatarAcceptedAvatarRating- This setting controls the rating that avatars should have.
$wgGravatarIgnoredSkins- This setting allows excluding certain skins from having the user's avatar displayed in the interface.