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I'm working on a new block for my main page which is also doing to display the users avatar but I'm having some problems getting the avatar to show up.

Here is the code that I'm using for the avatar which I got from the ocf_member_bar.tpl

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<img class="blend" alt="{!AVATAR}" src="{AVATAR*}" />
I have been messing with this for a while now and I'm drawing a blank, any help would be greatly appreciated.

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{AVATAR} is a parameter passed into the OCF_MEMBER_BAR template by the code that loads that template.

Because it is not being passed into other templates (and this is the case for any parameter that does not start '$'), you need to take a different approach.

In this case there is a symbol (parameter starting '$') that does a similar thing:
{$AVATAR}
Used like that it'll show the avatar of the current user.
You can also show the avatar of a specific member like this:
{$AVATAR,4}
(would show the avatar for member #4).

Now, we need to be a bit more clever than just throwing this into an img tag and putting that into whatever template. What if there is no avatar?

This code should handle it all…

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{+START,IF_NON_EMPTY,{$AVATAR}}
<img class="blend" alt="{!AVATAR}" src="{$AVATAR*}" />
{+END}


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