Display gravatar image as the favicon

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will display your gravatar image as the favicon. Go into your settings menu to update the default admin_email.

Code Snippet:

function gravatar_favicon() {
$GetTheHash = md5(strtolower(trim(get_bloginfo('admin_email'))));
return 'http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/' . $GetTheHash . '?s=16';
function favicon() {
echo '<link rel="Shortcut Icon" type="image/x-icon" href="'.gravatar_favicon().'" />';
add_action('wp_head', 'favicon');

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  1. The above snippet was added to my function.php and now my site has crashed. Can’t log-in to WP Dashboard either!

    1. H Regina,
      Sorry to hear that, but can you be more specific. Did you get an error message? if so what was the message. Any other details will be helpful,

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