Avatar Overview

The Kendo UI for jQuery Avatar is typically used to display images, icons or initials representing people or other entities.

It also gives you the flexibility to customize its border radius, size, color, etc.

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Initializing the Avatar

To initialize the Avatar, you can use any div element. The following example demonstrates how to initialize the Avatar.

    <div id="avatar"></div>

    <script>
        $(document).ready(function(){
            $("#avatar").kendoAvatar({
                text: "IMG"
            });
        });
    </script>

Referencing Existing Instances

You can access an existing Avatar instance by using the .data() jQuery method which gets executed by the jQuery object of the originating element.

    <div id="avatar"></div>

    <script>
        $(document).ready(function(){
            $("#avatar").kendoAvatar();
        });

        var avatar = $('#avatar').data('kendoAvatar');
    </script>

Accessibility and Keyboard Navigation

The alt option can be used when the type is set to image. This value will be used to populate the alt attribute of the <img> element.

The Avatar is a non-focusable element.

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