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How To Add Author Bio Box In WordPress Posts

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Do you want to add the Author Bio Box to the bottom of your WordPress post?

Author box is a small section found below the post where information about the author of the blog is displayed and you can show their social media profiles etc.

There are several WordPress themes that allow the Author box to be displayed by default. However, some themes do not provide this feature.

If you use a theme that does not allow the Author Bio Box to appear, don’t worry…

Today in this article I will tell you how to add Author Box in WordPress Posts.

How to Add Author Bio Box in WordPress

When the Author Box appears below the post, it shows the credibility of your site.

This helps the user to know more about individual authors on your website. Apart from this, if a guest posts on your site, you can add a link to his site in the Author Info Box.

So let’s add the author info box below the WordPress post…

Method 1: Add the Author Box using the plugin

First, install and activate the Author Bio Box plugin in your site.

This is a very good WordPress author bio plugin. With its help, you can display the author’s profile info at the end of your article. In this, you can customize colors, social profiles, gravatar size, and can also add social icons.

After activating the plugin, click Settings >> Author Bio Box.

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From here, you can customize colors, gravatar size, and choose the location. After making all the settings, click on the Save changes button.

Click on Users >> All Users and click on the Edit link that you want to edit.
Scroll to the Contact Info section from here you can add a link to the author’s social media profile.
Then, scroll to the Biographical Info section and add the author’s Bio.
After filling all the information, click on the Update Profile button. You can visit your site to see the Author’s infobox.

Method 2: Add Author Box using Sidebar Widget

You can also show the author info box in the sidebar of your site. For this, you will have to install and activate the Meks Smart Author Widget plugin on your site.

After activating the plugin, click Appearance >> Widgets. And add Meks Smart Author to your sidebar. The plugin provides many options, you can enable it as per your need.
Click the Save button to store your settings.

enough..! Hope this post helped you add Author Bio Box to your WordPress site.

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