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Social Author Bio

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You can see many features of Social Author Bio WordPress plugin below. It is just as, if not more, important what your author bio looks like as how it functions and I believe we have succeed in making the Social Author Bio WordPress plugin attractive.

Here is an example of the Social Author Bio plugin with it’s default HTML and style.

Social Author Bio WordPress plugin with default style

Social Author Bio WordPress plugin with default style

Social Author Bio WordPress plugin User style

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Even though I am found of the default HTML and style of Social Author Bio plugin, both can be completely customized by the end user in the advanced settings section admin panel. Here you can see an example of how one user customized their Social Author Bio plugin.

I am always looking for unique examples of how others are modifying the HTML and style of the Social Author Bio plugin.  If you have an interesting variation I would love to see it and possibly feature it here.  Contact me and provide me with a URL so I can see yours!

Below you can get a glimpse at how the Social Author Bio plugin works. In the first admin panel you can setup the general settings. Here the admin can select how the Social Author Bio plugin is display. It can be displayed automatically on pages and/or posts or can be triggered through the use of a shortcode. The level of which your users are able to use the Social Author Bio plugin is configured through the use of a pull down selector. The background color and author prefix can be configured here (if you use the %bgcolor% and %prefix% tokens in the HTML/style section). This is also where you can enable/disable built in and custom social icons. Icons that are disabled will not be available for selection by your users in their profile.

Social Author Bio General Settings

Social Author Bio General Settings

In the Custom Links admin panel you can create new social icons that link to anywhere you desire. Simply provide a link name and image URL along with what will prepend and appended what your user provides. With the Social Author Bio plugin, you are limited only by your imagination!

Social Author Bio Add Custom Links

Social Author Bio Add Custom Links

Default HTML/style is provided, and can be used with most WordPress themes out of the box, but for more advanced users you can update what HTML is generated and what style is used. From a small tweak to a complete redesign with Social Social Author Bio you are in complete control.

Social Author Bio HTML Settings

Social Author Bio HTML Settings

If you are the only author on your site or if you run an large multi-author blog, the Social Author Bio plugin will work for you. Each author can configure which social icons they use. From within their user profile they can turn off/on the Social Author Bio for pages/posts that they are the author of. Each of the social icons can be configured with specific user information or disabled completely.

Social Author Bio User Profile Settings

Social Author Bio User Profile Settings

Below is a live example of the Social Author Bio plugin in action. The profile is mine, feel free to join/follow me on any of the social sites I have listed.

Nick Powers

During the week I'm a Security Engineer at Staples. In my spare time I author and support the development of several WordPress plugins.