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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-35707

Gravatar icons do not show (error using gravatar API)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 2.3
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Libraries
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      Description

      Current Moodle code, used to invoke Gravatar API

      return new moodle_url("http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/{$md5}", array('s' => $size, 'd' => $defaulturl->out(false)));

      Gravatar's suggestion for the 'd=' parameter:
      (https://en.gravatar.com/site/implement/images/)

      1. 404: do not load any image if none is associated with the email hash, instead return an HTTP 404 (File Not Found) response
      2. mm: (mystery-man) a simple, cartoon-style silhouetted outline of a person (does not vary by email hash)
      3. identicon: a geometric pattern based on an email hash
      4. monsterid: a generated 'monster' with different colors, faces, etc
      5. wavatar: generated faces with differing features and backgrounds
      6. retro: awesome generated, 8-bit arcade-style pixelated faces

      suggested fix:

      return new moodle_url("http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/{$md5}", array('s' => $size,'d' => 'identicon'));

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              Assignee:
              skodak Petr Skoda
              Reporter:
              nadavkav Nadav Kavalerchik
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              Component watchers:
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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