Over the years, author bio box plugin for WordPress have become quite popular. And rightly so. Imagine a nicely written blog post without a Author description. It would appear like a automated article.
Having a Author Bio box, immediately after a post content, helps the author to communicate with the readers.
Bloggers around the world have been searching (including me) for a good author bio box plugin. To connect with the readers and get that aesthetic appeal to their blog. Thankfully, WordPress offers plenty of Author bio box plugin, for free.
This was the reason, I started looking for the best author bio box plugin. Tested for the features they offer, improve the visibility of author’s description and also social profiles.
Finally I zeroed in on these 3 free author bio box plugin for WordPress.
Don’t ask me why the Author named this plugin as “ Author box for Humans”. This Author bio Box plugin is gorgeous to look at and will make your readers want to know more about the author.
Plenty of customization options. You can place the author bio box right on the top of every post. If you want the classy, bottom-of-the-page Author Box? You can choose that one as well.
It also supports multiple authors, and each author can have his or her own style. Satisfy their needs by allowing them to place their Author bio Box at the top or bottom. Even on the left side of a post with clickable drop down social site links.
Adds a sexy, customizable author bio section below your posts.
User can customize the display using the control panel of the plugins. You can change the background color, text color, text size, gravatar images and also CSS. This plugin is very light and does not require to change lot of settings. You can add social media icons and links to social profiles using profile page of wordpress. In short, this Author bio box plugin is really sexy. You can have a nice colorful display to match your theme and doesn’t cause any theme conflict.
The Plugin will add an author box to your site. It also gives the flexibility to add different description for the same author according to the post. Now that’s a unique feature of this plugin.
The Author bio box contains author’s avatar, name, post count, site link, description, Email, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, Linkedin.
Supports custom description to your post, default author description is from user profile but if custom field is there it will display the author description from custom field.
Able to display all social site icons, (all links nofollow). Option to display at the top or bottom of your post. Supports custom CSS and also has the option to add author bio box manually at any location in your theme.
Conclusion: Well That was my selection of best free Author bio box plugin for a wordpress blog. This is according to features and ease of use with any theme. I am using one of them. This is not the end of the list, there’s plenty more. At the end of the day its individual choice. Which Author bio box plugin do use ? Share with us.
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