How to add an avatar to your posts

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Yeah I know, I’m pretty new at this. So it took me a while to figure out how to get a little picture to show up next to my comments. I guess if you’re 12, and you’ve had a computer since you were born, this is a no-brainer. For us slightly older chums, here’s the deal…

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Set up a free account, and use your email address that you use to post on blogs and forums. Then follow the (simple, mindless) directions to upload an image to Gravatar. They will link it to your email, and it will come up every time you post. It’s that simple.

Note: The site you’re posting on needs to be setup to accept Gravitars. From what I can see, it looks like WordPress 2.7 and above had it built in. If your blogger doesn’t know about it, direct him/her to

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