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pre_get_avatar ›

apply_filters( 'pre_get_avatar', null, $id_or_email, $args )
Parameters: (3)
  • (string|null) $avatar HTML for the user's avatar. Default null.
    Required: Yes
  • (mixed) $id_or_email The avatar to retrieve. Accepts a user_id, Gravatar MD5 hash, user email, WP_User object, WP_Post object, or WP_Comment object.
    Required: Yes
  • (array) $args Arguments passed to get_avatar_url(), after processing.
    Required: Yes
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Allows the HTML for a user's avatar to be returned early.

Passing a non-null value will effectively short-circuit get_avatar(), passing the value through the {@see 'get_avatar'} filter and returning early.


$avatar = apply_filters( 'pre_get_avatar', null, $id_or_email, $args );