Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#4734 closed enhancement (reported-upstream)

Allow alternative to Gravatar for Speaker Images

Reported by: robey's profile robey Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: WordCamp Site & Plugins Keywords:


Not everyone has a Gravatar setup, and asking someone non-technical to do this isn't always a 'smooth procedure'. In our case, our WordCamp is new, and so a good portion of our speakers are not from the WP community, they’re marketers, designers etc. less technical people, and asking them to create a gravatar (which in turn means a ) account, is more difficult than just asking them to email their photo.

A solution to this would be (and tbh, how I expected it to work), allowing Featured Images on the Speaker post type, then some frontend logic to use that image if it exists, otherwise use gravatar.

Change History (1)

#1 @iandunn
5 years ago

  • Resolution set to reported-upstream
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi Robey, it turns out there's already a discussion about this going on here:

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