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How to Customize Default Avatar in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to easily add your own avatars in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to customize default avatar in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

// Make a new default gravatar available on the dashboard
function newgravatar ($avatar_defaults) {
    $myavatar = get_bloginfo('template_directory') . '/images/tweaker.jpg';
    $avatar_defaults[$myavatar] = "Tweaker";
return $avatar_defaults;
}
add_filter( 'avatar_defaults', 'newgravatar' );

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 11 best WordPress quiz plugins to boost user engagement and how to secure your WordPress forms with password protection.

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  1. hi I paste that coding in my function.php file but image is not appered in Tweaker.

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