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Social Author Bio

Social Author Bio automatically adds an author bio box along with Gravatar and social icons on posts. Now with built in Google Author!

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I have a multi-author blog entry, both of them have user profiles. I have tried the [social-bio id=xxx], but it will only show 1. Is there a way that i can add social bios for 2 authors?

Yes, first make sure shortcode is enabled in the general section of the Social Author Bio Admin menu.

After that just add one shortcode per author something like this: [social-bio id=1] [social-bio id=2]

That would show a bio box for user with ID 1 and another for user with ID 2. You can display as many as you want.

How can I add the Social Author Bio box directly into my theme?

Add code like below to your theme template files:

[?php echo do_shortcode('[social-bio]'); ?] (Replace the first and last []'s with normal html greater/less than signs).

Can I get get just the Social Author Icons into my Plugin / Theme?

Yes, since v2.1 you can use the following code to retrieve the Social Icons (Images with links)

$icons = apply_filters('social_author_icons', $ID); echo $icons;

where $ID is the ID of the user whos Social Icons you want to display

Requires: 2.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 2012-11-18
Active Installs: 4,000+


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