Library for Showing Gravatars or Generating User Avatars

Avatar is a JavaScript library for displaying Gravatars or creating user avatars that help you create a custom user avatar with Gravatar,, or custom patterns.

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How to make use of it:

Install theĀ Avatar.js through NPM:

$ npm install avatar-initials --save

Import theĀ Avatar.js.

import Avatar from 'avatar-initials';

Create an empty img tag to put the person’s avatar.

// Add image here

Generate an avatar type a Gravatar account.

var avatar = new Avatar(document.getElementById('example'), {

    // uses Gravatar
   'useGravatar': true,

    // path to fallback image
   'fallbackImage': '',

    // avatar size
   'size': 80,

    // precalculated MD5 string of an email address
   'hash': null,                   

   // email for the Gravatar
   'email': null, 

   // fallback type
   'fallback': 'mm',

   // rating
   'rating': 'x',

   // force defaults
   'forcedefault': false,

   // Use Gravatars fallback image
   'allowGravatarFallback': false

Generate an avatar from an account.

var avatar = new Avatar(document.getElementById('example'), {

    // uses
    use_avatars_io: true,

    // options
    avatars_io: {

      // user ID
      user_id: null,

      // avatar Identifier
      identifier: null, 

      // // Twitter ID or Username
      twitter: null,       

      // Facebook ID or Username
      facebook: null,      

      // Instagram ID or Username
      instagram: null,     

      // small, medium, large
      size: 'medium'


Generate a customized avatar from the plain textual content.

var avatar = new Avatar(document.getElementById('example'), {

    // avatar text
    initials: '', 

    // text color
    initial_fg: '#888888',

    // bg color
    initial_bg: '#f4f6f7',

    // font size
    initial_size: null, 

    // font weight
    initial_weight: 100, 

    // font family
    initial_font_family: "'Lato', 'Lato-Regular', 'Helvetica Neue'"


Custom User Avatar Generator, Avatar Plugin/Github

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Official Website(MatthewCallis): Click Here

This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by MatthewCallis. For extra Advanced Usages, please go to the official website.

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