This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Author Bio

Description

This plugin will give you the ability to add the text from an authors
biographical information to the end of a post.

License

This program 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.

This program 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 this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

Installation

  1. Upload the full directory into your wp-content/plugins directory
  2. Activate it in the Plugin options

(pretty simple, eh?)

The biographical information box can be styled using the author-bio class.

FAQ

None at the moment.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

0.01

  • Initital version

0.02

  • Added ability to customize the label.

0.03

  • Fixed syntax error.

0.04

  • Updated header meta data

0.05

  • Added the option to include the author bio on all pages of a multipage post
  • or just the last A page.

0.06

  • Fixed use of author name prefix (“About”)

0.07

  • Added Gravatar support
  • If author bio is empty, it won’t be included
  • Added ability to include items from author meta data (website, jabber id, aim id, & yahoo id)
  • Added ability to specify which categories the author bio will appear on or won’t appear on.
  • Added ability to include or exclude author bio when a post is in specific categories.
  • Exteranlized literals to aid in translation
  • Added link to WordPress HelpCenter

0.08

  • Removed colon from default label text.

0.09

  • Removed WP Help Center

0.10

  • Added ability to control size of gravatar image.
  • Added the ability to style the “about” + author text … use style id author_bio_title.

0.11

  • Removed error logging when no include / exclude categories specified

0.12

  • Added ability to specify where author bio box appears, top or bottom of post.
  • Displayed authors name will be based on the display name specified on the authors profile.