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Added Feb 19, 2013

Author mission0ps
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Have you seen those cool little pictures in the comment boxes ...

They're called a Gravatar

A 5 minute job over at gravatar.com will have you set up for life... unless you'd like to change your picture frequently like I do.

Shoot on over to Gravatar after watching The quick 6 min video showing the whole signup and adding your picture process.

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MarkusSA Premium
Thanks Tony your training has helped me more than once.
Look forward to seeing you on the inside sometime.
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mission0ps Premium
Hey Capt'n Henry,

Glad to be able to assist buddy ;)
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hdavisiv Premium
Perfect, thank you!
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mission0ps Premium
No worries
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DreamQuest Premium
Thanks so much. I wondered how to do this. Glad I found your video.
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johnwnewman Premium
Nice work! :-)
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Lue Premium
Thanks Tony
Appreciate your video for Gravitar
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mission0ps Premium
No worries Lue, hopefully helpful
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DJ-Yogi Premium
Got my Gravatar. Thanks for your tutorial.
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mission0ps Premium
No worries DJ
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manifestator Premium
Done it, thank you so much !!!!
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ExLawyer Premium
Loved it! Thanks for this, I was so benighted regarding the subject.
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mission0ps Premium
No worries
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Lunaria Premium
This was very helpful, I was wondering why my display picture didn't show :)
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mission0ps Premium
Glad to be of service Lunaria
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RudViolet Premium
Hi Tony - thanks for this :)
One question.... when I changed my email address in my user account, does this mean that any WA emails will now go to the new address...? Because I don't want them to......
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mission0ps Premium
Hey Jyl,
YVW, an answer to your question, your user account on Gravatar won't affect where your email end up, it's just for matching the images to the email addresses.

If you change your email address in your user account linked to your wordpress website, the emails would go to that new email address, which is what you may be wanting to avoid.

If you use gmail you can easily enough forward whatever emails you want to a gmail account of your choice.
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RudViolet Premium
You know where you changed your email address in Wordpress on the video from @mission0ps to @wealthyaffiliatefriend..... I changed mine there from one that I receive WA updates to, to the email address used for making comments. Does this make sense...?
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mission0ps Premium
Yes makes complete sense :o)

Any updates from wordpress or that blog install IE comment notifications etc will go to the email address that's listed under "General settings" in the WP backend.

The email address you use for commenting can be anything you want...

I tell you what leave a comment on mission0ps.com and I'll trace the email address for ya, and you can see if my replies go to teh right place!
Does that make sense?
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RudViolet Premium
It does :)

But your link is coming up as Error 500.... I see that you've posted a comment on one of my reviews - thank you :) - so I've replied to that. I have noticed that my email notifications are doubling up into both accounts... I'll keep an eye on that and see if anything needs changed. :)
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Anas-Saras Premium
Hi, thank you for the training.
I have added 3 emails in my gravatar and setup a profile photo but when I comment on blogs I cannot see my photo, even I used one of my emails
Any Ideas?
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mission0ps Premium
just to make sure you associate the correct photo with the email .. thats all i can really think of... i do that step at 2mins 50 secs in!
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Anas-Saras Premium
OK, I just need to click on Email, then click down on a photo then click on confirm.
Okayyyyy... I thought that the photo will go to all my emails.
Thank you very much Tony
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mission0ps Premium
No worries buddy
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mission0ps Premium
It's all easy once you've done it once!
Sounds like life!
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RyMi Premium
Thanks Tony, I appreciate the post!!
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mission0ps Premium
ALl good Ryan ;)
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JesseR Premium
Thank you ! This was buggin me for a while
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mission0ps Premium
No worries bud
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RichardN99 Premium
Simple. Thank you!
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mission0ps Premium
no probs buddy
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CCunningham Premium
Good information and vidoe
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mission0ps Premium
Cheers CC
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MarkusSA Premium
Tony thanks for this vid as it was spot on, got it done.
Markus
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mission0ps Premium
Cheers Markus
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Szokie Premium
I tried to sign up for gravatar, when I go to My Profile, it shuts me out of the entire website. There is not even anyone to ask questions to! Only FAQ's for help! WOW gravatar is HELL!
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Szokie Premium
Hey, at minute 5.50 you get a screen at gravatar that asks you where you want the image to go. That does not happen for me. The screen will not move from where you select an image.
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Szokie Premium
I cant understand this. I have to open another wordpress account? What is that? Do I have one? How do I know? Cant I use a gravatar for an image without opening a dang wordpress account? COME ON!
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leluka Premium
Yes you have to open wordpress . com account.It is free.Just read and follow all steps indicated on Gravatar site.
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LisB247 Premium
Thank you this has been a great help. Lis.
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glycogen Premium
Cool video, helped me out, thanks, now following you
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mission0ps Premium
Coolio glad you got it sorted
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smileyharp Premium
Thanks for the info mission0ps, very well explained, thanks for sharing:)
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mission0ps Premium
All blessed bud
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sylvstar Premium
Hi Tony,

Thanks for putting this video together, it was quite helpful.
I am however a bit stuck as it didn't quite work for me. I tried yesterday and today and still no luck.
In my dashboard I have 2 users, one called admin and one with my name, Sylvia. It is the 'Sylvia' one that I was trying to edit/add a gravatar to, as this is the one associated with my current/2nd website attempt.
Even though I followed your instructions, I cannot get my Sylvia user to be the activated one.
here is a link to my site, displaying comments at the bottom
http://thefreelanceblogger.com/reviews/wealthy-affiliate#comment-3
As you can see, the comment from me is under the Admin profile, and i dont know why...and it hasnt updated to the Sylvia profile after following your video steps.
I even tried deleting the Admin user but it didnt let me.
I dont know if it's relevant, prior to all this gravatar stuff i had installed a plugin called Simple Author Widget - 'Easy way to display the Author profile with four social networking profiles using widget.'
Anyway i tried de-activated it before re-trying all the gravatar steps but it still didnt work.

Any help you could offer would be greatly appreciated, cheers :)
Sylvia
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mission0ps Premium
Hiya.. that's an easy fix. All you have to do is make sure that admin is set to the email used fo Silva .. Also change the author of the post to YOU and not admiñ.

Any more problems just PM me
Keep going :)
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Toe-Knee Premium
Have wanted to know how to do this since I started, cheers mate!
Tony.
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mission0ps Premium
Hi Tony, seems we have a lot in common... Even if it is only, the same name, both live an hour outside London and both are WA'ers... Oh and we both know how to add a Gravatar to our email accounts

Glad to help buddy.
Tony.B
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Nathanlucas Premium
Thanks for the video. I was really not wanting to do this; maybe because I didn't like the process, but I'm sure glad I did. I did take a few minutes for the pictures to take effect. Now, I really like having that personalized touch. Thank you!
Nathan
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mission0ps Premium
Coolio Nathan- simple when you know how eh!
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LittleKitten Premium
Well thank you sir! Just a question, will it change the gravatar in every comment I made so far?
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autumn56 Premium
ive heard that they do. everything updates, same with if you change the picture.
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mission0ps Premium
It certainly does.
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Nathanlucas Premium
Yes, any comment that has been made with chosen e-mail, which by default should all be the same one.
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Sharliew Premium
THANK YOU THANK YOU
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mission0ps Premium
All good babs
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CraigsList Premium
Thanks Tony nice and easy to follow, great stuff.
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mission0ps Premium
No probs Craig > glad to help
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kendrick Premium
Nice presentation! I got mine up and running just as quick as I was watching!
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mwd21 Premium
Thanks Tony, just done this, I've wondered for some time how this was done, you made it an easy process.
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mission0ps Premium
All good Mike - I lurve to keep it easy ;)

Umm I've had a little success in the road cycling niche myself ;)
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AnnieB Premium
Hi Tony, thank you. I just used this to update my "new user" in WP, also me. My "new user" is linked to my website email address. Should all posts by me that I made as the "new user" now show in google searches with my photo on them?
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mission0ps Premium
Hiya Annie, nah I'm afraid not it just works for comms on your blog and every other blog you make contact with. For your picture to show in google search you need to link your google plus profile id to your blog.. it's a lot easier than it sounds.

I achieve the same result just because I use Yoast as my WP SEO plugin ..
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AnnieB Premium
Yes I've linked my website to google, but I don't hink my photo is showing yet. It was when I set it up as a siterubix website but not as a dot come website. It's the same photo you see here, so it's good quality. Maybe it just takes a while to go through. Is Yoast better than All in One? It's just that as I'm pretty new to this, I tend to go with what is suggested to be used. Thanks Tony
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mission0ps Premium
Hi again Annie, well if you have it all set as it was on siterubix it's probably just a while propagating ( I love that word)

As for Yoast - well I'd say stick with AIO until you need something different ;)
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cromaczs07 Premium
Thanks for the tutorial! I have setup mine! wuhoo!
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mission0ps Premium
No probs buddy . welcome to the good looking blogs hehe
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shelley8492 Premium
Thanks for the video Tony. Easy to follow.
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mission0ps Premium
Coolio Shelley - I'll be looking out for your Gravatar soon ;)
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shelley8492 Premium
All set. I did a test post to see that it worked.
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mission0ps Premium
Don't you just love it when a plan comes together :)
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jespinola Premium
Gret Video Tony :)
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mission0ps Premium
Cheers Buddy .. as always .. you can like it if you wish :)
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jespinola Premium
=D
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Kyle Premium
Awesome video Tony, you did create it! Adding a gravatar is a great idea and will add the personalized touch within your comment trails around the net and on your own blog. A great idea.

I am likely going to incorporate this video in the bootcamp! Nicely done. ;)
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mission0ps Premium
All good Kyle - Just giving the people what they want :)
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mission0ps Premium
I can't see it ;o) where? lol
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