Default Avatars


This WordPress plugin will generate a default avatar for each user. Each default avatar is likely to be unique.


You will need to compile PHP with the GD library for this plugin to work.


  • Pixicons
  • Leticons


Where are the images stored?

The images are generated by the plugin and a copy is stored in the uploads folder.

What is the approximate file size of each generated image?

3 KB.

Why are the images blank?

Blank images are displayed when something is wrong. For example a blank image will be displayed if the GD library isn’t available.

Why are the images broken?

Broken images are displayed if the images in your uploads folder can’t be accessed. This may happen if your server is behind a firewall.

What default avatar types are available?

  • Pixicon
  • Leticon

How can I change the default avatar type?

Go to “Settings” and then “Discussion” and then select an option under the “Default Avatar” section.

Where should I submit bug reports?

Please open a GitHub issue.


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Contributors & Developers

“Default Avatars” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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See changelog.txt for a full list of changes to this plugin.