Few days ago I have written a post about Gravatar. How to get it? What are the benefits and more? But the question arises as if people want to disable Gravatar then how to do that? How to remove Gravatar From WordPress? Whenever people come to know about any new thing to use then they appeal to know about it’s removal.
What is Gravatar and how to hide Gravatar?
Let me tell you that Gravatar is the service provided to you for giving an unique identity to you by attaching any image with your e-mail. If you have your Gravatar then whenever you comment at any blog then your image will appear with your comment. It’s always recommended that bloggers should get their own Gravatar by visiting their official website.
Now the point comes as how to hide Gravatar in WordPress? Don’t panic, it’s much more simple than taking a bite.
- Login to your WordPress admin area.
- Go to settings>discussion.
- Scroll the bar downward and you can see Avatars section. There are basically two options to check and uncheck.
- If you want to disable Gravatar then you should uncheck the box in front of “Avatar Display“.
Now you are done. Your wish to hide Gravatar from WordPress has fulfilled. You will not see any Gravatar in your comment section. Your Gravatar in the WordPress admin bar will also get disabled and you will see default Gravatar. There will not be any Gravatar in your admin area.
How to choose Avatar in WordPress?
You can see under there are many icons which are termed as Avatars. Though bloggers are advised not to accept any comment which are submitted without Gravatar but still it’s the matter of choice to accept it.
If you want to show any icon in of place blank face then you can choose an default Avatar which can be shown if any user doesn’t have Gravatar then the icon you use will be shown in place of simple face space which is called “Mystery Man”. You can select any of the icon from the list to show.
Hiding Gravatar is over now it’s up to you
Most of bloggers like to accept comments at their blog with the users which have their own Gravatar but still if you don’t want to disable Gravatar then you can do it easily as discussed above. Are you going to do it? Is there any reason to hide Gravatar? Is it the matter of choice or something else? I would like to hear from you.:)