Custom Avatars For Comments

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  1. ThemeWave

    ThemeWave Regular Member

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    Hey good people!

    I need help to see if there is a plugin or a something for this.
    Basically I fake comments on my review pages/wordpress site.

    I want those fakes to have a pic of a real person on it instead of the default grey shadow or graphic.

    Is this possible with a plugin?
    Thanks
     
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    Why not just use multiple emails with different gravatars?

    This way you're killing 2 birds with one stone: you build 'diversity' among the commenters to your own stuff AND you have accounts you can use on other blogs which either promote your site directly or indirectly.
     
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  3. ThemeWave

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    Good idea! Probably a lot more work that way to start with but I can see your point.


    I was hoping there was a plugin which aloud you to upload a photo to their comment manually via admin. So if I make some comments, I can then just go in and add pics when I edit/approve the comment. For me that would be ideal.
     
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    I would say use the method above. May take a bit of time but it is not really that hard to do.
     
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  6. ThemeWave

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    Thanks, I might actually be able to do something with that first one :D

    I could just change the icons to real peoples faces..
     
  7. ThemeWave

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    Couldn't get that plugin to work but I may have a solution :D


    What I'm trying to do is now edit the theme so it shows the commenter link as the avatar.
    That way I can just put a jpeg of a person in the link box via admin when I add or edit comments.

    If anyone can help me with that, that would be awesome...If I do find a solution I'll post it here!
     
  8. ThemeWave

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    Finally I worked it out!!

    I know the other way might have been better but this way I can do what I please.

    Basically I edited my theme so the avatar image source came from the person who comments website url.

    ^ I don't give the option for people to add their url so when I make a comment or edit one I simply add the image url in where
    the website url would go within wordpress admin edit comment..

    Now I can add an image to what ever I want so the comments always look real instead of having a grey box or graphic.
     
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    hope you remembered to do the changes in a child theme, or you will have to do it all again after the next update.
     
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