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WEBFI-WordPress-How to Add an Author Info Box in WordPress Posts



Do you want to add an author bio box in your WordPress posts? Author bio boxes is a section where you can display information about the post author with links to their information and social profiles. In this video, we will show you how to add an author info box in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

There are many ways to add an author box to your site, this video is for just a few.

One method would be to install and activate Guerrilla’s Author Box plugin.

Each author will need to add their own biographical information and links to their user profiles which can be done under Users, Your Profile or you as an administrator you can edit users yourself under Users, All users.

Your authors will want to ensure they have their photo on Gravatar for their photo to appear properly.

A second option would be to install and activate the Meks Smart Author Widget plugin.

Once activated go under Appearance, Widgets to find the new widget for you to add where you would like in your widgets area.

There are many options available but the most important would be to enable Automatically detect author.

You would also want to ensure authors have added their information from their WordPress profile.

The third method would be to edit your functions.php file with the code from our written article.

Our code will add the author box below your WordPress posts.

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17 Comments

  • Ahsan on May 31, 2016

    Thank you that was really helpful!

  • Matt Smith on July 19, 2016

    Thanks for that…👍

  • Lan Xiao on September 18, 2016

    Thanks, really helpful!

  • Sonya Johnson on October 26, 2016

    Thanks, really helpful!

  • SANJAY BHATT on November 15, 2016

    Hi
    I am trying to add the linked profile to the author box, but cannot do it. Can you please help me. I am Guerrilla Author box plugin.

  • DzioDzio_ _ on July 17, 2017

    How did You add author on the left side of post?

  • Paul Kasper on December 30, 2017

    i need help on my theme called "firmness". I would like someone to help me with a few things and in return I will help them get started trading stocks.

  • Paul Kasper on December 30, 2017

    I can't edit it.the beaver builder can't get to the theme part. and to edit the buttons on it isn't possible. I've emailed the "developer" of this theme . Or maybe he is the author. I just want to post my stock trades and ideas.

  • Silas Souza on May 10, 2018

    thanks from Brazil.

  • Bev Ylre on December 5, 2018

    Not sure if I'll be able to work this out on my current task but I just got distracted by the voice, in a good way. It made me want to do yoga now. 😀

  • Ranga bharath on January 5, 2019

    Hi, your videos are awesome. I want to add a video to the author page. How I can do that. Please tell me. If possible make a short video tutorial to add a video to the author page and it should display in the frontend author page. Thank you so much.

  • Jerry Johny on May 5, 2020

    How do I add an Author's Info Box at the end of the About Me page without a plugin?

  • sarvesh gupta on September 13, 2020

    i face the problem that by using simple author box plugin a big size profile picture show above author box along with author box.how to fix it?

  • Philip Franckel, Esq. on April 15, 2021

    I think this plugin is gone

  • Shreyas Puri on April 18, 2021

    what if I only want the author info on a post only ( especially not on the first main page ) can it be configured?

  • Manish Sharma on November 22, 2021

    How to hide author box in all posts?

  • Sam & Sammy on November 22, 2021

    How to remove author box after my posts?

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