Laravel - How to Implement Gravatar Image using thomaswelton/laravel-gravatar

By Hardik Savani | May 11, 2016 | Category : Laravel

Gravatar is a service that provide unique globally avatars and integrated it into their blogging platform. If you don't have avatar image then you can get Gravatar src image from thier email if it register on So if you want to implement in your laravel application then it is very easy. There are several package for Gravatar image for laravel, but we will use thomaswelton/laravel-gravatar package that is i think better.

First fire following command on your terminal.

Installation Package

composer require thomaswelton/laravel-gravatar

After install this package, Now open config/app.php file and add service provider and aliase.


'providers' => [




'aliases' => [


'Gravatar' => Thomaswelton\LaravelGravatar\Facades\Gravatar::class


ok, now we can use Gravatar in our blade file like this way:

Use In Blade File

<img src="{{ Gravatar::src('[email protected]', 200) }}">

Try this it will help you and for more information click here: laravel-gravatar.

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