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Today’s gravatar is Vivian James, the controversial mascot of #GamerGate. Apparently Pro-GGs are fighting against the rampant corruption in gaming journalism while the Anti-GGs claim that GamerGaters just want to keep games a straight white male only space… whatever the truth is (I’m only a casual gamer myself), Vivian is cute therefore worthy of being one of my gravs, SO NURRR!

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Professional Online Image and Reputation - Basic Mistakes to Avoid

It can take a very long time to create a professional image and reputation and that image and reputation can be destroyed in an instant. This post takes you through some of the basic errors that people make with their online presence.

How to Display Recent Comments With Gravatars Without Plugins
<?php
$comments = get_comments('status=approve&number=5');

if ($comments) {
    echo '<ul id="recent_comments">';

    foreach ($comments as $comment) {
        echo '<li><a href="'. get_permalink($comment->comment_post_ID).'#comment-'.$comment->comment_ID .'" title="'.$comment->comment_author .' | '.get_the_title($comment->comment_post_ID).'">' . get_avatar( $comment->comment_author_email, $img_w);
        echo '<span class="recent_comment_name">' . $comment->comment_author . ': </span>';
		$comment_string = $comment->comment_content;
		$comment_excerpt = substr($comment_string,0,100);

		echo $comment_excerpt;

		if (strlen($comment_excerpt) > 99){
			echo ' ...';
		}
        echo '</a></li>';
    }
    echo '</ul>';
}
else{
	echo '<ul id="recent_comments">
	          <li>No Comments Yet</li>
	      </ul>';
}
?>

Today’s gravatar is the infamous Dragon Spooker and Bandit Killer herself, Lina Inverse, the short greedy avatar of L-sama who is the main protagonist of the 90s manga and anime series Slayers.  As a sorceress supreme, she can is able to cast a shitload of different spells from Spell 101, Lighting to her mainstays Fireball and Dragon-Slave and even the horrifyingly destructive Giga-Slave.

If you want to find out more about Lina Inverse, click HERE!  

1 Problem With The Writedge Profile Picture?

Is there a problem with the profile pictures on Writedge, an online writing site where you can earn some passive income (Update: unfortunately, this website no longer pays per thousand views) by posting articles ? What’s the matter with it?

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The difference between Disqus and Gravatar

I couldn’t find a website with this title so I thought I’d create one myself.

This evening while thinking about my Gravatar and Disqus profiles and the fact that many professional wordpress bloggers use Disqus, - rather than the software’s comment system - I became confused.

I know that Gravatar is a service that adds your photo to comments you write online and that Disqus manages the comments you make.

I asked myself “is there an overlap with these services?”.

I couldn’t find an adequate answer so after close examination of both my accounts, I’ve come to the following conclusions:

  • Disqus is very commonly used on tumblr sites and professional wordpress sites.
  • Disqus allows for someone’s comments to be stored in one place so that their comment footprint can be accessed.
  • Gravatar is a portrait photo holder that is displayed wherever you enter a comment and works on sites where Disqus isn’t active.
  • Both services offer a profile pop-up, containing links to your other accounts such as twitter and other blogs.
  • If a website doesn’t have Disqus installed, your comment will appear with your Gravatar profile.
  • If a website has Disqus activated, your profile will be generated by Disqus, not Gravatar.
  • Your Gravatar photo can be used by Disqus.
  • If you would like to promote yourself then creating a detailed and complete profile with both services is recommended.

That’s what I came up with. Can anybody else shed some light on the matter?

Idea: Evolving website reputation systems.

A feature of modern web-sites that rely on community is a reputation system. Reputation systems are particularly common on Q&A sites, they give weight to an answer submitted by a user but also provide an incentive for taking time to answer a question thoroughly.

One website network that does this is the stackexchange.com network which started originally as stackoverflow but the model now seems to be expanding in all directions, and with good reason. The reputation system works very well and scales nicely across the other sites in the network. 

The Idea

The way that stackexchange links your account between different sub-domains of the network got me to thinking… what if this model could be expanded to cover the any website that want to take part? 

Gravatar already does this for avatars. You choose an avatar from your Gravatar account and then websites can retrieve your avatar by using the email address you supply when signing up to the website.

A possible solution

OpenID + Gravatar + Some Reputation System.

  • Clicking on a users avatar could generate some sort of pop-up/dialog that allows feedback or reputation to be added.
  • Maybe integrated into the avatar are up and down vote buttons.
  • Should the avatar be context-aware? e.g. knows the page URL and/or the topic of the page and any relevant tags
  • What about security/anonymity?
  • A ‘hub’ website could exist giving a sort of profile view of a particular user (again anonymity concerns)
  • Easily incorporated into websites and forums (twitter, facebook, linkedin etc).

As you can probably tell this post is pretty much just a brain dump. Could this idea work? Does it already exist?

Avataree (A ruby gem for Gravatar services)

Avataree (A ruby gem for Gravatar services)

Avataree is a gem to make your project/app deal with Gravatar services for profile and images in a simplified ruby manner.

Installation

first you need to create a dependency in your Gemfile

gem 'avataree'

then let your bundle handle everything.

bundle install

and avataree will at your service.

Uses

in your controller

for fetching gravatar image

gravatar(you@email.com)

for fetching gravatar profile

gravatar_profile(you@email.com)

In addition to that avataree provides all options available/provided by Gravatar services. Here are the details

Size:

options :s or :size, default 80px X 80px

example: 

gravatar(you@email.com, :size => 100)

Default Image:

If there is no image fount associated with email provided then Gravatar returns default image. A 90 degree tilted G. But you can customize it further with providing values for options :d or :default example:

gravatar(you@email.com, :default => "mm")

values accepted by gravatar are:

404: returns an HTTP 404 (File Not Found) response

mm: (mystery-man) a simple, cartoon-style silhouetted outline of a person (does not vary by email hash)

identicon: returns a geometric pattern based on an email hash

monsterid: returns a generated ‘monster’ with different colors, faces, etc

wavatar: returns generated faces with differing features and backgrounds

retro: returns generated, 8-bit arcade-style pixelated faces

Instead of that you can have your own default image by providing it’s URL (Note: url should be encoded to be carried away smoothly).

In addition to that you can always force gravatar to return default image by providing :f or :forcedefault option.

Related Links (For further details)

Documentation 

Source 

Credits

Credit for this gem goes to Gravatar team for making such a awesome application.

Today’s gravatar is of Tsuyu from the manga Boku no Hero Academia, which is a series you should check out if you like quirky characters, ^_^ well anyway Tsuyu(Frog Girl) is one of the students hoping to prove herself worthy of becoming a superhero with the help of her power Frog-Form which includes super leaping, extending her tongue up to 20m(65.5 feet) and super swimming.

You can find out more about Tsuyu by clicking HERE!

If you want to check out Boku no Hero Academia  click HERE!

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A Word In Your Gravatar

A Word In Your Gravatar

Lets talk about Gravatars. (click the word for WordPress.org how to)

What is a Gravatar?

According to WordPress a Gravatar is;

 When browsing different web sites, you may notice that many users have a picture next to their name. These pictures are called “avatars.” WordPress, however, uses a specific type of avatar called “Gravatars“–short for “Globally Recognized Avatar.” Unlike standard…

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The gravatar I used from Jan 19-20 identified as Shezow, a story of 12yo boy named Guy who upon placing the Shezow ring on his finger was conscripted into becoming the newest Shezow which were all previously women, thus Guy is forced to become a female superhero despite retaining his gender. 

Guy wasn’t happy with having to appear as a girl but the fact that nobody can recognise him as Shezow(his sister and his friend Maz are the exceptions ) and the fact that as Shezow, Guy has a lot of awesome superpowers, he becomes comfortable with being a cross-dressing superhero.

For more information on Shezow, check out this link: SheZow(TVTropes)

How (and When) InvisionPower Shows Gravatar Option for Profile Image

I think I speak for everyone when I say that setting up a new profile online, it should be quick and easy.

I wonder then why the folks who design the discussion/social software, InvisionPower decided to not apply your gravatar by default and instead wait till you manually try to change your picture and then showing you the option.

I could assume a few reasons, like how in an enterprise environment you might not want your personal gravatar image showing up.  But I would also assume you would also not get invited to enterprise software on a personal email.

If I was doing this I would have just automatically applied their image so I’m curious why the team took the approach they did.

That said, the way they did it does look nice and was a pleasant surprise for me when I didn’t have to take the step to upload an image.

Gravatar Confusion

If there is one social network I truly hate it must be called Gravatar. This problematic website has confused me, my wordpress blog and my e-mail if that’s even possible. The problem is the creation of two accounts made by me and Wordpress automatically. Obviously a service like Gravatar cannot make a distinction between two e-mail addresses or even two usernames. I mostly use Neejan, but I sometimes also try Niejan. And now I got two Gravatars, even on my Wordpress profile page. Lucky me. Pff.

-MS

Today’s gravatar is of Fubuki, the Blizzard of Hell from the manga series One-Punch Man, as the #1 of the B-class of the superhero faction The Blizzard Group while her telekinetic abilities are no where near as strong as her older sister Tatsumaki(which I have featured in my gravatar reviews before), she does have the power to be an S-class hero but Fubuki prefers the safety of the B-class.

To find out more about Fubuki, click HERE!