Getting Started with Blazor Avatar Component

20 Feb 20242 minutes to read

This section briefly explains about how to include Blazor Avatar component in your Blazor Server App and Blazor WebAssembly App using Visual Studio.

To get start quickly with Avatar component using Blazor, you can check on this video:

Prerequisites

Create a new Blazor App in Visual Studio

You can create a Blazor Server App or Blazor WebAssembly App using Visual Studio via Microsoft Templates or the Syncfusion Blazor Extension.

Install Syncfusion Blazor Themes NuGet in the App

To add Blazor Avatar component in the app, open the NuGet package manager in Visual Studio (Tools → NuGet Package Manager → Manage NuGet Packages for Solution), search and install Syncfusion.Blazor.Themes. Alternatively, you can utilize the following package manager command to achieve the same.

Install-Package Syncfusion.Blazor.Themes -Version 26.1.35

NOTE

Syncfusion Blazor components are available in nuget.org. Refer to NuGet packages topic for available NuGet packages list with component details.

Add Stylesheet

The theme stylesheet can be accessed from NuGet through Static Web Assets. Reference the stylesheet in the <head> of the main page as follows:

  • For .NET 6 Blazor Server app, include it in ~/Pages/_Layout.cshtml file.

  • For .NET 7 Blazor Server app, include it in the ~/Pages/_Host.cshtml file.

  • For Blazor WebAssembly app, include it in the ~/index.html file.

<head>
    ....
    <link href="_content/Syncfusion.Blazor.Themes/bootstrap5.css" rel="stylesheet" />
</head>

NOTE

Check out the Blazor Themes topic to discover various methods (Static Web Assets, CDN, and CRG) for referencing themes in your Blazor application.

Add Blazor Avatar component

Add the Syncfusion Blazor Avatar component in the ~/Pages/Index.razor file.

<!-- xSmall Avatar-->
<div class="e-avatar e-avatar-xsmall image"></div>

<!-- Small Avatar-->
<div class="e-avatar e-avatar-small image"></div>

<!-- Avatar-->
<div class="e-avatar image"></div>

<!-- Large Avatar-->
<div class="e-avatar e-avatar-large image"></div>

<!-- xLarge Avatar-->
<div class="e-avatar e-avatar-xlarge image"></div>
  • Press Ctrl+F5 (Windows) or +F5 (macOS) to launch the application. This will render the Syncfusion Blazor Avatar component in your default web browser.
![Blazor Avatar Component