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The gravatar ViewHelper returns the URL to a Gravatar.

If you want to know more about Gravatars, please visit the official Gravatar website.

→ Since BIGACE 3.0

Further infos at the ViewHelper gravatar() PHPDoc.


  • $email - (required, string)

The Email to get the Gravatar for.

  • $default - (required, string)

The fallback image, if no Gravatar exists.

  • $rating - (optional, string)

The maximum rated image that might be displayed (see Gravatar website for more infos)

  • $size - (optional, integer)

The size of the image.


This example shows to …

  $email = "";
  $size  = 48;
  $url   = $this->gravatar($email, "", "G", $size);
  echo '<img src="'.$url.'" alt="Gravatar for '.$email.'" border="0" width="'.$size.'" />';
bigace/developer/viewhelper/gravatar.txt · Last modified: 2011/02/22 11:32 by bigace