Meks Smart Author Widget

Description

Simple plugin which allows you to display author/user info inside WordPress widget. Smart feature of this plugin is user/author “auto detection” which means that it can optionally show author of current post on single post templates or on specific author archive.

Features

  • Flexible display options
  • Auto detect post author on single post and author templates
  • Custom avatar size
  • Link avatar image to author archive (optional)
  • Link user display name to author archive (optional)
  • Replace widget title with user display name (optional)

Smart Author Widget plugin is created by MeksHQ

Live preview?
You can see Smart Author Widget live example on our Throne theme demo website

Screenshots

  • Widget options interface
  • Widget in action

FAQ

  • For any questions, error reports and suggestions please email support@mekshq.com or visit http://mekshq.com

Reviews

Thumbs up!

jrcollins

This was the best plugin I could find for displaying an author profile in the sidebar.

works well

sublines

Works well out of the box and is easily configurable. Looks good from the start.

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Changelog

1.0.8

  • Full compatibility with WordPress 4.3

1.0.6

  • Added a possibility for developers to override widget template through WordPress themes

1.0.5

  • Added an option to specify custom URL and override author default archive link

1.0.4

  • Full compatibility with new WordPress customizer in WP 3.9+

1.0.3

  • Optimization for websites with large number of users

1.0.2

  • Added translation files (en_US)

1.0.1

  • Link to avatar option bug fixed

1.0

  • Initial release

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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