How to setup/update my profile picture?

Modified on Tue, 19 Dec 2023 at 01:29 PM

Updating your profile picture on Wittypen is a simple process that helps personalize your account. This guide will walk you through the steps to update your profile picture using Gravatar, a globally recognized avatar service.

What is Gravatar?

Gravatar (Globally Recognized Avatar) is a service that provides a way to have one avatar across multiple websites. When you update your Gravatar, it automatically updates on all sites using Gravatar, including Wittypen.

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Create or Log Into Your Gravatar Account
    • Visit the Gravatar website at
    • If you already have a account, log in with those credentials. Otherwise, create a new account.
  2. Link Your Email Address
    • Once logged in, add the email address associated with your Wittypen account to your Gravatar profile. This step is crucial as Gravatar uses this email to display your avatar.
    • Upload Your New Profile Picture
  3. Click on 'Add a new image' and choose the source to upload your picture.
    • You can upload from your computer, an internet URL, a webcam, or a previously uploaded image.
    • Crop and Adjust Your Image
    • After uploading, you'll have the option to crop and adjust your image. Gravatar provides a simple tool for cropping.
  4. Assign the Image to Your Email
    • After adjusting your image, you will be prompted to assign it to one of your email addresses.
    • Select the email address you use for your Wittypen account.
  5. Complete the Process
    • Click 'Save', and your new profile picture is set.

Things to Remember

  • The profile picture update might not be instantaneous on Wittypen. It can take a few minutes to a few hours for the changes to reflect.
  • Ensure the email address on Gravatar matches the one used for your Wittypen account.
  • Choose a professional or appropriate picture, as this will represent you on Wittypen and any other platform using Gravatar.


Updating your profile picture on Wittypen through Gravatar is a straightforward process. This not only updates your Wittypen avatar but also synchronizes your profile picture across all platforms using Gravatar. For further assistance or questions, feel free to contact our support team.

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