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WP Biographia

Add and display a customisable user biography to the front page, single post types, archives and RSS feeds as well as via a widget in your sidebar.

  1. You can install WP Biographia automatically from the WordPress admin panel. From the Dashboard, navigate to the Plugins / Add New page and search for "WP Biographia" and click on the "Install Now" link.
  2. Or you can install WP Biographia manually. Download the plugin Zip archive and uncompress it. Copy or upload the wp-biographia folder to the wp-content/plugins folder on your web server.
  3. Activate the plugin. From the Dashboard, navigate to Plugins and click on the "Activate" link under the entry for WP Biographia.
  4. Enhance your WordPress user profile. From the Dashboard, navigate to Users and click on the "Edit" link under your profile.
  5. Edit your WordPress user profile. Add your biography to the "Biographical Info" text box. WP Biographia also adds to the list of Contact Info you can associate with your profile, adding support for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ and other contact profiles. Click on the "Update Profile" link to save your changes.
  6. Customise and configure what information WP Biographia displays; From the Dashboard, navigate to the Settings / WP Biographia page or click on the "Settings" link from the Plugins page on the Dashboard.
  7. You can can control display settings, style settings and content settings for the Biography Box.
  8. Click on the "Save Changes" button to preserve your chosen settings and options.
  9. If you enable the display of the post user's image, make sure avatar support is turned on; from the Dashboard, navigate to Settings / Discussion and ensure that Show Avatars is enabled. Don't forget to save your changes.
  10. Users with the manage_options capability can edit their profile via Users / Your Profile from the Dashboard to hide the display of the Biography Box on posts and/or on pages and also the profiles of other users via the Users / All Users / Edit from the Dashboard.
  11. Hiding of the display of the Biography Box on posts and/or on pages can also be configured from the Dashboard; navigate to Settings / WP Biographia / Biography Box Display Settings and click on the Exclusions tab.

Requires: 3.7 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.7.0
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 4,000+


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