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  • How to Display gravatar image as the favicon


    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.

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    wordpress snippet : PHP

    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');

    ( WordPress codex functions, hooks, in this snippet. )

    admin_email, bloginfo, wp_head, add_action, _e, get_bloginfo, wp,
  • Regina

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

    • 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,