If you look to the left of any blog post on a site using the Twenty Sixteen theme you will see a small round image.
This is a Gravatar image.
This description comes from the Gravatar website…
An “avatar” is an image that represents you online—a little picture that appears next to your name when you interact with websites.
A Gravatar is a Globally Recognized Avatar. You upload it and create your profile just once, and then when you participate in any Gravatar-enabled site, your Gravatar image will automatically follow you there.
To get your own Gravatar image, you need a free Gravatar account
To make a Gravatar image appear in your site you need to set up an account on gravatar.com, luckily this is easy.
- In the WordPress Dashboard go to Users > Your Profile.
- Scroll down the your Profile page until you see the Profile Picture section.
- Click the link that says: You can change your profile picture on Gravatar.
- In the top toolbar click Help, then choose “How do I sign up for an account“.
- Set up a free WordPress.com account and follow the instructions to get your own Gravatar.
Your Gravatar image will be automatically added to your website
Now, because you have set up your account at Gravatar.com. The email address you used to sign up for Gravatar is automatically connected with the Gravatar profile image you uploaded.
Now whenever you use the email address connected to your Gravatar account. On any Gravatar enabled system. Such as your WordPress profile, or WordPress comments. Your Gravatar profile picture will automatically display.
Below every post you write on your blog, you can display your profile photo and some information about yourself.
This biographical info section only appears if you fill in the Biographical info box in…
- WordPress Dashboard > Users > Your Profile > Biographical info
Reset your website password
There are two easy ways to reset the password for your website.
and click the Lost your password? link.
Or, in the WordPress dashboard go to…
Users > Your Profile, scroll down to the New Password section. Click the Generate Password button.
Make sure you remember this new password!
Then click the Update Profile button.
TEST YOUR NEW PASSWORD!