Custom default Gravatar images on WordPress Page

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  • #651887

    marmadouche
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    Hi, I’m the content editor of an online magazine using a wordpress.com engine to post articles, videos, etc. Our unregistered (anonymous) users who post comments on our content appear with default Gravatar Identicon images by their names.

    However, we would like to customize our unregistered users’ default avatars in a very particular way. I found this page (http://buildinternet.com/2009/02/how-to-change-the-default-gravatar-in-wordpress/), which details how to replace a gravatar default image with a particular image, but for our online magazine, we want unregistered users’ avatars to appear as one random avatar image among several. It is not necessary that the same unregistered users have the same randoml-selected avatar each time they post, but this would be preferred, I suppose.

    Does anyone know if doing this is possible, and if so, would you have any idea on how to do so? How complicated is the code?

    Sorry if I’m posting this in the wrong area. Perhaps it should be categorized under “support.”

    #652047

    supportbot
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    #652048

    marmadouche
    Member

    I apologize. The online magazine is located at http://www.mtgoacademy.com/

    #652067

    mmadfan
    Member

    Hi, marmadouche: your site isn’t hosted by wordpress.com (which is a multiuser blog host). If you use WordPress.org software, you can seek support at http://wordpress.org/support/.

    #652116

    marmadouche
    Member

    I’m very sorry. I thought this was the wordpress.org forum! A mod is welcome to delete this thread.

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