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Drupal 7.x. How to change user avatar

This tutorial shows how to how to change user avatar in Drupal 7.x.

Drupal 7.x. How to change user avatar

  1. Log into Drupal admin panel, navigate to Configuration -> People -> Account settings:


  2. Check to Enable user pictures field:


    For Picture directory field, type pictures:


    For Default picture field, you need to log into FTP/File Manager to upload the new image and get url for it:


  3. Log into FTP/File Manager, go to sites/default/files folder, click Upload button to upload a new avatar image to this folder:


  4. Get back to Default picture field from Drupal admin panel, we need to change the current url with the new url of the new uploaded image. Since the new file has been uploaded to the same folder, we need to change the file name only:


    Click Save configuration button:


  5. Click Hello admin on the top to check the new avatar. It may take a couple of minutes to see the changes:


Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Drupal 7.x. How to change user avatar