Add an upload field in the user profile admin to add an custom profile picture.
Add an upload field in the user profile admin – Don’t want to use gravatar profile picture, or just don’t have one, just download this plugin. It will add a custom field in the user admin with the possibility to upload your own.
Translation ready and already available in French
Easy to use, once activated and your picture uploaded, grab the source url with:
$user_meta_image = esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'user_meta_image', get_the_id() ) )
Just add an image tag where you want the picture to be displayed like so:
<img src="<?php echo $user_meta_image;?>" alt="My Custom user Profile Picture">
Requires: 3.5.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8