Adding Gravatar to your App
Created by Catherine Jones
You need to have an e-mail address registered with Gravatar for this to work. If you do not already have one you can go to gravatar.com.
1. Add the Gravtastic gem
Open up your gemfile and under your
devise gem add
In the terminal run
This will install the gravtastic gem. Then remember to restart your rails server.
2. Set up Gravatar in your app
app/models/user.rb, and add these lines
include Gravtastic gravtastic
right after the first line.
3. Configure Gravatar
app/views/layouts/application.html.erb and in the
<% if user_signed_in? %>
section but before the
<% else %>
<%= image_tag current_user.gravatar_url %>
Now open you app in your browser and login with an e-mail address that is associated with a Gravatar. You should be able to see your Gravatar.