WordPress Plugins Repository has a brand new plugin for displaying your website user avatars/gravatars in a beautiful grid view. The plugin is much different and more powerful than other avatar widget plugins. With this new plugin you can customize the default gravatar display size, you can choose what user roles to show or you can simply set it to display all users from all roles, the plugin also lets you exclude those user avatars who don’t have any published post.
Install and activate Author Avatar Grid Widget plugin. After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets page, drag Author Grid Widget to your sidebar or any other widget area and the set the simple widget options as shown in the given screenshot.
- You can display all users or users of a specific role (administrator, editor, author, etc…)
- You can set it to display only users with published posts
- You can define custom Gravatar size