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Author Box Reloaded

Adds an author box to your blog. Fast and easy and fully configurable.

  • Added missing "return" in dependencies check.



  • Big change that requires EXTRA care on upgrade.
  • Author Box Reloaded External Contacts are now package as an external plugin for ease of use and upgrade. IT IS ADVISABLE THAT YOU INSTALL IT.
  • Added German translation by Sven Schneider


  • Solved problem with template tag not working outside the Loop
  • Link to WPFR on installation section had a typo so pointed to nowhere
  • It works nicely with User Photo 0.9.4 or greater.


  • PLEASE, read the installation instructions FIRST. Many things changed from version 1.x to 2.x. Thank you very much!
  • In some versions people installed the External Contacts plugins were missing and this was causing an error. This only serves to allow upgrading with all files included.
  • Still an UNSTABLE VERSION. Use at your own risk. We are working hard to clear all raised issues.


  • UNSTABLE VERSION. Use at your own risk.
  • Complete rewrite of the code.
  • Settings link is on User section and not with the other plugins.
  • New Admin Panel with more options and a more usable interface.
  • Use of automatic inclusion on single posts or not.
  • Use of Shortcode available.
  • Use of Template tag available.
  • Author's photo image positioning can be reversed with a click.
  • CSS style can be completely overidden by administrator without the need to access the server.
  • Plugin developer credit links available on Admin Panel sidebar.
  • Support and Bug report links available on Admin Panel sidebar.
  • Translators credits available on Admin Panel sidebar. Translators are a huge part of Free Software exit and we thing they deserve as much credit as we can give them.
  • Last plugin news available on Admin Panel sidebar.
  • Now uses our WordPress Plugin Framework Reloaded. WPFR was based on previous work and ideias from Aaron Campbell, Mark Waterous, Husterk, Leonardo Martinez, Joost De Valk, Ozh and so many other WordPress developers. Thanks to you all.
  • Translations updated. Portuguese, Persian and Dutch available.
  • New screenshots with the correct version working.
  • All version 1.x will be deprecated soon.
  • New name, again, Author Box Reloaded.


  • Some plugin code cleaning.
  • More changes in the RTL stylesheet.
  • Translations updated.
  • New screenshots with the correct version working.
  • More info added to the readme.txt.


  • Now working with Right-to-Left languages too.
  • Bug with translations solved.
  • Added Persian translation (by bluebird2).
  • Added Portuguese translation (by ipublicis).
  • Added and extended function from Simple Author Box code to include other external social sites.
  • Change external link to iconized links.
  • Changed output HTML and CSS.
  • Changed name from AuthorBox to Author Box Reloaded


  • First version released.

Requires: 2.8.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.15
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 800+


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