The special image you see next to people’s comments is called a Gravatar, short for “globally recognized avatar”. This image can appear on blogs and websites worldwide that also have Gravatars enabled. This is not just limited to

Bring a face to your comments. Make your comments real by getting a Gravatar account. It is quick, easy, free, worldwide, and popular. If you don’t already have a Gravatar account, sign-up here today. It will take 2 minutes to set-up and then you don’t need to do anything about it again, unless you want to change your image at anytime.

All you need to do is ensure the email address with an attached image in your Gravatar account is the same as the email address you registered or comment with. Even if you’ve already commented, you can still attach an image to that email address you used to comment and have your special image appear!