Author Bio Box

Description

Display a box with the author’s biography and also social icons in bottom of the post.

Contribute

You can contribute to the source code in our GitHub page.

Credits

License

Author Bio Box is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Author Bio Box is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Author Bio Box. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

Screenshots

  • Settings page.
  • New fields in "Your Profile" page.
  • Plugin in action.

Installation

  • Upload plugin files to your plugins folder, or install using WordPress built-in Add New Plugin installer;
  • Activate the plugin;
  • Navigate to Settings -> Author Bio Box and fill the options;
  • Fill the Biographical Info and Contact Info in Users -> Your Profile.

Add the box directly

Use this function:

<?php 
    if ( function_exists( 'get_author_bio_box' ) ) {
        echo get_author_bio_box();
    }
?>

FAQ

What is the plugin license?
  • This plugin is released under a GPL license.

Reviews

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Contributors & Developers

“Author Bio Box” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“Author Bio Box” has been translated into these 3 locales: Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “Author Bio Box” into your language.

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Changelog

3.3.0 – 2014/02/26

  • Added Instagram and Pinterest icons (Thanks Jeremy Caris).

3.2.0 – 2014/02/26

  • Added the authorbiobox_display filter.

3.2.0 – 2014/02/26

  • Added Flickr, Tumblr, Vimeo and YouTube icons (thanks @rafaelfunchal).
  • Created the authorbiobox_social_data filter for custom icons ordering.

3.1.1 – 2014/01/08

  • Fixed the Facebook and Twitter icons.

3.1.0 – 2014/01/04

  • Added website icon.

3.0.0 – 2013/12/13

  • Improved all code.
  • Add support to WordPress 3.8.

2.0.0 – 2013/06/21

  • Source code reformulation.
  • Improved performance with fewer options in the database.
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese and English languages.
  • Added Text Color option.
  • Added Title Color option.

1.7.1

  • Fixed the jQuery in options page.
  • Fixed the styles.
  • Fixed the wp_nonce in options page.

1.7.0

  • Fix a bug with display options.

1.6.0

  • Improved the performance.
  • Added a function to insert the box in the theme.

1.5.0

  • Added strip_tags in options page.

1.4.0

  • Added wp_nonce_field and check_admin_referer in options page.

1.3.0

  • Added a option to shows the box in homepage.

1.2.0

  • Insert target="_blank" in author description.

1.1.0

  • Improved the code.
  • Removed obsolete WP tags.
  • Insert target="_blank" in social icons.

1.0.0

  • Initial version.