When gravatar is enabled, use gravatar email

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When gravatar is enabled, use gravatar email

Post by kamaleon » Mon May 27, 2019 7:58 am

Right now, when I enable the gravatar option on my board, users have to go and put their email again. Most people (99% of them) won't do that.

Most of the times, their current email is their gravatar email, so it would be good to have phpBB just check the default email if it already has a gravatar account and use it.

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Re: When gravatar is enabled, use gravatar email

Post by david63 » Mon May 27, 2019 8:27 am

Sorry but I have to disagree with that for reasons already discussed here viewtopic.php?f=556&t=2512841

Many users have more than one email and the Gravatar email is not necessarily the same as their board email. Auto inserting an email that is incorrect will only lead to problems.

I would expect users who use Gravatar to competent enough to be able to enter their correct Gravatar email without any problem.
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Re: When gravatar is enabled, use gravatar email

Post by kamaleon » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:21 am

This means no one will use his gravatar image.

The more friction we add, the less people take action.

How will they know they can enable it?

You can't add a simple mini switch in the admin to make it default or not without entering the email again?

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Re: When gravatar is enabled, use gravatar email

Post by david63 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:37 am

kamaleon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:21 am
How will they know they can enable it?
When they go into their UCP to set an avatar they will see the option listed under "Avatar type"
kamaleon wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:21 am
This means no one will use his gravatar image.
How do you know that everyone will want to use their Gravatar avatar on the board? - there are some who would not want that to happen.
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Re: When gravatar is enabled, use gravatar email

Post by kamaleon » Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:59 am

Normally, when someone setups a gravatar in gravatar.com it means he wants it.

On many pages I want it, if I want to remove it, then I go to the settings and remove it.

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