Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

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Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by xantia_v6 » 11 May 2019, 13:47

With the update today to phpBB 3.2.7, support for remotely hosted avatars has been dropped. This is apparently due to a security issue (I am not responsible).

Users now have a choice of:
  • A locally uploaded avatar
  • A remote avatar hosted on Gravatar
  • No avatar.

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Re: Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by GiveMeABreak » 11 May 2019, 14:08

I can't see any reason why anyone would want to use a remotely hosted Avatar these days, but sounds a sensible solution given the risks.

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Re: Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by Stickyfinger » 11 May 2019, 16:55

My life is now over

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Re: Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by Paul-R » 11 May 2019, 17:14

Huh? But your avatar displays perfectly!

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Re: Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by Gibbo2286 » 12 May 2019, 10:44

What's a remote hosted avatar dad? :-D

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Re: Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by Stickyfinger » 12 May 2019, 11:18

Paul-R wrote:
11 May 2019, 17:14
Huh? But your avatar displays perfectly!


:)...I know.

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Re: Remote-hosted Avatars no longer supported

Post by myglaren » 12 May 2019, 14:47

Gibbo2286 wrote:
12 May 2019, 10:44
What's a remote hosted avatar dad? :-D

One hosted on Flickr!, Imgur, Google Photos, Dropbox etc.