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WP Author Info


Take look for all features.

  • You can prefix or sufix author detail on any post type (including page & post).
  • You can set theme, color & style for author info, also social icon style.
  • You can select any social field into user profile.
  • You can also add author detail at widget or content using shortcode.

Read about Shortcode:

[wp-author-info theme=”default” color=”black” dir=”ltr” social_style=”default” author_id=”1″] has five arguments.

  • theme (optional) : set given theme for content otherwise take theme from settings
    (Available value : default, border, box-border, smart, material, metro)
  • color (optional) : set given color for theme otherwise take color from settings
    (Available value : blue, orange, green, red, white, black)
  • dir (optional) : set text direction for content otherwise take dir from settings or default ltr
    (Available value: ltr, rtl)
  • social_style (optional) : set social icon style otherwise take dir from settings
    (Available value: default, rounded)
  • author_id (optional) : specified which author info is display wiht shortcode, if it blank or not pass then it display current user within wordpress loop.


  • Setting Page - Visibility Option - You can set where to display author info on site.
  • Setting Page - Theme Option - Set look & feel for author info detail. We have right now add only basic look, later will extend new theme.
  • Setting Page - User Fields Option - Choose which social field for user profile and display at author info section.
  • Setting Page - Advance Option - Advance option for plugin.
  • Example 1 - Show author info above post content
  • Example 2 - Show author info below post content


  1. Upload the entire wp-author-info folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Enjoy! 😉


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  • Can hide WP Author Info box on any page/posts (via Advance setting)


Many new features available

  • Add new design border-box, smart, material, metro
  • Add Social Icon (user field) to user profile
  • Customize color with theme
  • Customize social icon display type


  • Initial release with Author Detail.