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Author Box widget

Last Update: January 14, 2024

The Author Box widget is a Theme Element. It is one of the available Single Post Template widgets that is used to dynamically display the current post’s author box.


Content

  • Drag an Author Box into the editing screen
  • Source: Choose between Current Author or Custom Author *
  • Profile Picture: Select Show to display the author’s profile picture. If you selected Custom Author, you’ll need to manually upload a photo. 
    • Picture Size: If you select Show, this option will appear. Enter a number to change the default size of the author’s profile picture.
  • Display Name: Select Show to display the author’s name. . If you selected Custom Author, you’ll need to manually upload a photo.
  • HTML Tag: Use the dropdown menu to designate the title of the price list as a header (H1-6). This helps search engines find and understand the price list, boosting SEO. The title can also be tagged as a paragraph, span or div.
  • Link To: Create a link that allows visitors to click the author’s name and go to your website or post archive.  If you selected Custom Author, you’ll need to manually enter a link.
  • Biography: Select Show to display the author’s biography. .  If you selected Custom Author, you’ll need to manually enter a biography.
  • Archive Button: Select Show to display a button that links to your post archive. If you selected Custom Author, you’ll need to manually enter a link to the archive.
  • Archive Text: Customize the Archive Button text by entering a value or using a dynamic tag. For more details, see Dynamic tags.
  • Layout: Set the author photo to appear to the left, right or top of the Author Box. 
  • Alignment: Align the contents of the Author Box to the left, right or center. 

* If you choose Current Author, the widget will use a dynamic tag to fill in the author info. For more details, see Dynamic tags. If you choose Custom Author, you will manually input the author info as static information.


Style

Image

  • Vertical Align:  Align the Author image to the top or to the middle. This option does not appear if you set to image to Above in the Content tab. 
  • Image Resolution: Set the image size. If you are using Gravatar (Globally Recognized Avatar) to pull the author image from their database, you can use Image Resolution to set a custom image size. Gap: Adjust the gap between the author’s image and the biography text.
  • Border: Select Yes to create a border around the author image. If set to Yes, you’ll have the option of choosing a border color and width.  r
  • Border Radius: Set the border radius. For more details, see Border radius tools.
  • Box Shadow: Add Box Shadow to your image. For more details, see, What is Shadow?

Text

Name:

  • Color: Set the author name text color. For more details, see Choose a color or Use global fonts and colors.
  • Typography: Set the typography design. For more details, see typography.
  • Gap: Gap: Adjust the gap between the author’s name and the biography text.

Biography:

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