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How to change user`s avatar?

Is there a way o changing user's avatar without plugins? Why there's no "Avatar Upload" section in Users > Your Profile? I can't use a plugin. Am I blind or being forced to use Gravatar? ;/
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Removing Gravatar.com support for WordPress and Simple Local Avatars

Currently I'm using Simple Local Avatars on several of my blogs allowing people to upload their own custom avatar. As far as I know Simple Local Avatars uses get_avatar to check whether a custom ...
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Frontend Simple Local Avatar upload

I'm using Simple Local Avatars for uploading custom user avatars. How can I create a frontend page with the avatar upload function? Below please find the code from Simple Local Avatars plugin: ...
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3answers
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Set default avatar network-wide

I've seen plugins and snippets on how to set a new default avatar for a site. I'm wondering if this can be done network-wide, such that every new site on the network will have the network's avatar as ...
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3answers
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How do I get the avatar URL instead of an HTML IMG tag when using get_avatar?

I'm using a plugin called Simple Local Avatars which lets me upload author images which are stored on my server locally (no Gravatar). The plugin works fine and get_avatar returns the local avatar. ...
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How to override Member's Avatars in BuddyPress [closed]

I have tried everything to override the BP Avatar. Found about 5-6 different Google results that basically all point to the same solution: function override_bp_member_avatar($url) { return ...
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4answers
2k views

Upload gravatar in WP profile?

I'm interested in the theory of a user being able to register/upload a gravatar directly in their user account within a hosted WP system. Is this feasible?
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get the avatar url instead of an html img tag when using get_avatar?

i want to get the user avatar URL to use it as background URL style for a div. i tried to use the following but it does not return anything when i view the code it appears like that. background: ...
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Get avatar of the logged-in user in Wordpress

How can I get a user avatar to display in the header of my WordPress site? I've tried: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url($post->post_author); ?>" title="<?php the_author_meta( ...
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2answers
644 views

Replace default avatar

I've searched google quite a bit and every site has the same filter but it doesn't seem to be working for me. Not sure if it's my setup or just old code. I'm trying this: add_filter( ...
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Alternative default avatar generator?

Most of the commenters at my WordPress blog do not have a Gravatar account. Hence the comment section is almost always filled with the same old mystery man avatars. I am looking for custom gravatar ...
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How to get gravatar url alone

I would like to use gravatar image as background image for a button. When i use get_avatar function it returns with height width src parameters. But i need only gravatar url. I mean like ...