User Avatar is a great plugin that allows users to upload their own avatars. BBPress is forum software for WordPress. Here we’ll take a look at how we can integrate the two, to allow bbPress users to upload their own avatars from their edit profile page.
my_bbpress_user_avatars(), which we will hook to the
edit_user_profile action hooks.
Note that this will work not just with bbPress, but anywhere that user’s can edit their profiles on the front end, like maybe with the Theme My Login plugin’s themed profiles. BBPress is totally optional.