It is very important to have a author bio box in every post you publish on your blog if you want to create your online reputation as a blogger or you want to attract new authors to write on your blog.
Most of the modern day WordPress themes comes with inbuilt author bio box, however if in case your WordPress theme doesn’t have an inbuilt author bio box you don’t have to worry about it, because there are some great author bio box plugins out there for WordPress.
1. Fancier Author Box
One of the best & very attractive WordPress author bio box plugins, which you can easily customize to suit your site. This plugin also comes with a tab which shows the latest posts by the mentioned author.
Make your every post stand out and attract your readers’ eyes. Connect with your audience on all levels and make sure people always read your author’s bio and engage you on social networks.
2. Social Author Bio
Another great WordPress author bio box plugin, Social Author Bio automatically adds an author bio box along with Gravatar and social icons on posts.
Social Author Bio Plugin Features
- Fully integrated Google+ authorship (shows Google+ Avatar in search results)
- Added custom field (check box) on edit screen providing the ability to disable of author box on individual pages/posts
- New shortcode [social_bio_icons] which displays only the Social Icons
- Ability to adjust avatar size (admin)
- Choice of location, top or bottom, for automatic placement of Social Author Bio
- Number of custom links increased from 5 to 10
- Added %home% (The home URL) variable to advanced HTML section
3. Author Bio Box
A very simple but effective author bio box plugin, it does all the required function you want you author bio box to do such as showing the author face thumbnail, author details and the social links.
4. Author Box After Posts
Adds an author box after your post contents.The box contains author’s avatar,name,post count,site link,personal description and Email.
5. WP About Author
This plugin is the easiest way to add a customizable author bio below your posts. The plugin works right out of the box with WordPress built in profiles.
Customization capabilities include
- Three border styles to match any theme
- Change background color with easy to use color picker
- Display settings allow you to control when to display author bios
- Display text links or icons to a users social media profiles