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WP Author Box


This plugin will automatically add an author box below the post/page. It also lets the author to enter and display their social profiles like Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

You can easily customize the appearance of the author box with native WordPress Customizer.


  • No settings required. Just install and activate it.
  • Or you can customize its appearance with native WordPress Customizer
  • Author Avatar
  • Author Social Profiles


  • WP Author Box
  • Customizer Options


  1. Upload wp-author-box.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Customize the appearance in Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > WP Author Box


How can I display my social profiles?

This plugin will add 3 contact fields in user contact fields: Facebook URL, Twitter Username and Google+ URL. Enter the social profiles in Dashboard > Users > Your Profile > Contact Info

Why doesn’t the author box display correctly in Customizer?

This plugin uses jQuery UI Tabs to display the author box items. There is a jQuery “bug”/known conflict with the tag as used by the Customizer.

While it does’t impact the usage of this plugin and it won’t break the front-end layout.


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