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Simple Author Box

Adds a cool responsive author box with social icons on your posts.

Simple Author Box adds a responsive author box at the end of your posts, showing the author name, author gravatar and author description. It also adds over 30 social profile fields on WordPress user profile screen, allowing to display the author social icons.

Main Features

  • Shows author gravatar, name, website, description and social icons
  • Fully customizable to match your theme design (style, color, size and text options)
  • Nice looking on desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile phones
  • Automatically insert the author box at the end of your post
  • Option to manually insert the author box on your template file (single.php or author.php)
  • Simple Author Box has RTL support

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Author Tiguan
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Tags author bio, author box, author description, author profile, author profile fields, author social icons, post author, Profile Fields, responsive author box, rtl author box, user profile
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    Simple Author Box - Colored icons - squares

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    Simple Author Box - Colored icons - circles

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    Simple Author Box - Grey icons - author square

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    Simple Author Box - Grey icons - author circle

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    Simple Author Box - White icons - grey background

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    Simple Author Box - White icons - blue background

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    Simple Author Box - RTL view 1

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    Simple Author Box - RTL view 2

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    Simple Author Box - Sample 2

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    Simple Author Box - Sample 1

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    Simple Author Box - Responsive view 1

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    Simple Author Box - Responsive view 2

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    Simple Author Box - Responsive view 3

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    Plugin options page, simple view (v1.2)

  1. Download the plugin (.zip file) on your hard drive.
  2. Unzip the zip file contents.
  3. Upload the simple-author-box folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  4. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  5. A new sub menu item Simple Author Box will appear in your main Settings menu.

If you need more info, please read the plugin documentation.

1.5

  • Added XING network social profile field & icon.

1.4

  • Fixed the code snippet provided for manually insert the author box. Thanks to @mazter3000 for the bug report.
  • Fixed a line-height issue on author name link.

1.3

  • Fixed a line-height issue on author description text and other small css fixes.

1.2

  • Added author website option, fully configurable.
  • Added the ability to manually insert the author box on author.php or archive.php.
  • Added two more conditionals to load plugin CSS when need it.
  • Fixed some visual appearance of admin options in Google Chrome.
  • Updated translation with the new strings.

1.1

  • Removed AIM, Yahoo, and Jabber Fields from the WordPress Profile Page.

1.0

  • Initial release
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Version 1.6

Requires WordPress version: 3.6 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.0.15

Last Updated 27 Sep 2016

Date Added: 08 Aug 2014

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