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I have a php widget, and I need to show the avatar of the current logged in user, and I'm calling this code: <?php echo get_avatar(); ?> But its only outputting the default avatar.

Is there a global I need to add above it?

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This should work great... in this example i am using wordpress codex so you can comapre:

From Wordpress Codex

<?php echo get_avatar( $id_or_email, $size, $default, $alt ); ?> 

so... Based on that...

This is the code you should embed in the desired location in your theme:

<?php
    wp_get_current_user();
    $size = array(60,60); // this is the size of the avatar
    echo get_avatar( $current_user->user_email, $size, $default, $current_user->display_name );
?>

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Hope this helps :)

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  • Doesn't seem to change anything. Commented Nov 5, 2011 at 3:50
  • it should work mate.. are you sure you are logged in? hmm.. try to enter this after wp_get_current_user(); --THIS--> echo 'User email: ' . $current_user->user_email . '<br />';
    – Sagive
    Commented Nov 5, 2011 at 4:00
  • nope. not working Commented Nov 5, 2011 at 4:37
  • Noting echoes? not even the plain text meaning 'User email:' i guess your not pasting that code in a place that would result in the apearnce of the thumb niether the text i gave you in order to check...
    – Sagive
    Commented Nov 5, 2011 at 5:19

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