Adding an Avatar on ACU Blogs



Don’t be a snowman! Get your own Avatar

User profiles for ACU Blogs are drawn from your MyACU account, standardizing your name and email address across class and campus blogs. One key exception is your avatar that appears next to comments you make on any ACU blog.

Take a minute to set your user avatar on the following site sponsored by Automattic, the makers of WordPress.

Set Your Gravatar

A gravatar is a “globally recognized avatar” connected to your email address. To set your own gravatar, follow these three steps:

  1. Change your Avatar atĀ usingĀ your ACU email address (your official ACU email address is your MyACU login,
  2. Check your inbox for the verification email from and follow the activation link you receive.
  3. Upload a profile picture that will appear across ACU Blogs, preferably a recent photo that will help classmates place a name to a face.
  4. You’re done. Remember your Gravatar login info and you can return to change your avatar later.

How-To Podcast:

Introducing Gravatars