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Display Gravatar Image as the Favicon

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Are you looking for a way to display your gravatar image as the favicon of the website? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to display gravatar image as the favicon 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:

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');

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

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Comments  Leave a Reply

  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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