WP Biographia
[resolved] Can you place the box in different places for archive and posts? (5 posts)

  1. dofornop
    Posted 3 years ago #


    Is it possible to have the author box at the bottom of posts but place the author box at the top of an archive page?
    I know there is an option for either one or the other in the plugin.

    For Archive:

    Author Box

    list of stories

    for post:
    post test
    Author Box

    Any way around this?



  2. vicchi
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi Paul,

    WP Biographia doesn't support this I'm afraid. You could probably accomplish this by turning off support for archive pages in the plugin and by adding a call to do_shortcode ("[wp_biographia]"); in your theme's archive template instead though.


  3. dofornop
    Posted 3 years ago #

    good idea .. .I tried. I am using genesis framework but I keep getting a weird error.

    add_action( 'genesis_before_loop', 'show_author_box_above_archive' );

    function show_author_box_above_archive() {
    echo'This is before the loop';
    echo do_shortcode ( '[wp_biographia author="heather" ]');


    I have also tried other hooks like:

    for some reason the text only shows up once but...
    the author box is repeated for every article on the page?

    I am stumped.

  4. vicchi
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Sorry but I'm not a Genesis expert. Not too sure what to suggest here. Maybe the Genesis support forums ... ?


  5. vicchi
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm going to flag this thread as resolved as it looks more like an issue with the way in which the Genesis framework and/or the changes to your template are interacting than a plugin issue. If you have any more questions or problems, feel free to reopen and report back and I'll do what I can to help.


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