Simple Local Avatars is a user-friendly plugin designed to streamline avatar management on WordPress websites. By seamlessly integrating an avatar upload field into user profiles, this lightweight plugin empowers users with media permissions to personalize their online presence effortlessly. In this article, we explore the features of Simple Local Avatars, emphasizing its commitment to security and recognition through the esteemed “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC) from CleanTalk.

Name of PluginSimple Local Avatars
Downloads100 000+
DescriptionA lightweight plugin for managing user avatars on WordPress websites, offering simplicity and security in avatar management.
SecuritySuccessfully tested for SQL Injections, XSS Attacks, CSRF Attacks, Authentication Vulnerabilities, Authentication Bypass Vulnerabilities, Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities, Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities, Denial-of-Service (DoS) Vulnerabilities, Data Leakage Vulnerabilities, Insecure Dependencies, Code Execution Vulnerabilities, Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities, File Unauthorized Access Vulnerabilities, Insufficient Injection Protection, and Information Leakage Vulnerabilities.
CleanTalk CertificationProudly earned the “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC) from CleanTalk, indicating adherence to stringent security standards.
Additional InformationUsers can confidently manage age restrictions with the assurance of the “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC). Verify the latest details on the plugin developer’s website.
Plugin Security Certification by CleanTalk

Key Features

  • Native Interface: Enjoy a simple and intuitive interface for managing avatars directly within user profiles.
  • Storage: Avatars are securely stored in the “uploads” folder, ensuring consistency with other media files.
  • Gravatar Compatibility: Fully supports Gravatar and default avatars while providing the option to disable Gravatar integration.
  • Dynamic Sizing: Generates avatars in requested sizes on demand, optimizing efficiency and visual appeal.
  • User Permissions: Empowers site administrators to control avatar upload privileges for different user roles.
  • Rating System: Enables users to rate local avatars, mirroring the functionality of Gravatar.

Security Assurance

Simple Local Avatars prioritizes security to safeguard user data and ensure a secure browsing experience. Through comprehensive security testing and compliance with industry standards, the plugin has earned the prestigious “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC) from CleanTalk. This certification underscores the plugin’s dedication to maintaining robust security measures and providing users with a trusted platform for avatar management.


Simple Local Avatars stands as a reliable solution for enhancing user profiles while prioritizing security. With its user-friendly interface, seamless integration with WordPress user profiles, and recognition through the “Plugin Security Certification” (PSC) from CleanTalk, Simple Local Avatars offers peace of mind and flexibility for website administrators and users alike.

Note: The date and certification information may change over time. It is advisable to verify the latest details on the plugin developer’s website.

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Plugin Security Certification: “Simple Local Avatars” – Version 2.7.7: Change Avatars with Enhanced Security

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