Avatar API

Introduced in GitLab 11.0.

Get a single avatar URL

Get a single avatar URL for a user with the given email address.

If:

  • No user with the given public email address is found, results from external avatar services are returned.
  • Public visibility is restricted, response will be 403 Forbidden when unauthenticated.
Note: This endpoint can be accessed without authentication.
GET /avatar?email=admin@example.com

Parameters:

AttributeTypeRequiredDescription
emailstringyesPublic email address of the user.
sizeintegernoSingle pixel dimension (since images are squares). Only used for avatar lookups at Gravatar or at the configured Libravatar server.

Example request:

curl https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/avatar?email=admin@example.com&size=32

Example response:

{
  "avatar_url": "https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=64&d=identicon"
}