Advanced Author Bio is a plugin for WordPress to add customized Author Information Box in WordPress posts and pages. The Author Box displays Author Description, Gravatar, Social Profile links and many other information about the post author. This plugin is a must have for multi author blogs and blogs that accepts guest posts.
Advanced Author Bio Features
Here are some of the features of Advanced Author Bio WordPress Plugin.
- Enables the HTML formatting in author description field
- Adds Facebook profile field in author profile setup page
- Adds Google+ profile field in author profile setup page
- Adds Twitter profile field in author profile setup page
- Adds LinkedIn profile field in author profile setup page
- Shows the Author’s profile image from Gravatar
- Highly customizable author bio box (Needs the editing of supplied Stylesheet file).
- Adds Pinterest, YouTube, Flickr and StumbleUpon field in author profile setup page (Plugin Version 3.0 onwards)
- Shows the Website if any Hompage URL is set at profile.
Advanced Author Bio Installation
Installing and customizing Advanced Author Bio is easy, just follow these simple steps:
- Download the zip file below
- Upload ‘advanced-author-bio‘ folder and all its contents to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/‘ directory.
- Activate the plugin ‘Advanced Author Bio‘ through the ‘Plugins‘ menu in WordPress
- Customize the ‘look and feel’ of the author bio box by editing the values in ‘style.css’