15 Gorgeous Author Bio Plugins for WordPress

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A beautiful author bio section is an essential part of a WordPress post. Some themes have inbuilt option for displaying details of the writer, including his or her latest activities, social media connections etc. If not, you have to rely on author box plugins. It will be helpful to improve author-readers interactions and engagement with your blog. But how to pick a right author profile plugin ?

There are several plugins available in WordPress library to display your biography in an attractive manner. We list some of them, both free and premium, here. If we missed some great one, let us know through comments.

1) CCR Author Bio WP Plugin

Author Bio Plugins

This is a premium plugin from CodexCoder. CCR will give professional look to your profile, as it has excellent features including the way to display biography, recent posts, social media profiles, comments and avatar. Fully customizable panel and unlimited color schemes are the main attractions of the plugin.

Price : $14

Demo

2) Fancier Author Box

Author Bio Plugins

Author Bio Plugins

Fancier Author Box is a powerful author bio plugin from ThematoSoup. It has two tabs, namely Bio and Latest posts. Users can change background, font colors, set borders via settings menu. If you want more features including separate tabs for different social networks, go for premium option. It will cost $17. 

Free / Premium

3) Star Box

Author Bio Plugins

Star Box is very attractive profile box. You can choose from different themes, customize the way of look and can link with various social media accounts.

Free

4) Social Author Bio

Author Bio Plugins

Social Author Bio will show a brief description of the author, social media connections and number of posts in an elegant way.

Free

5) WP Biographia

Author Bio Plugins

It gives you full control over the profiles. You can show author bios on front page, posts, archives or can exclude from specific posts etc. Everything on the box are customizable like color, border, links and biography.

Free

6) Author Bio Box

Author Bio Plugins

Author Bio Box will show writer’s biography and social media connections at the bottom of the post.

Free

7) WP- Author Box

Author Bio Plugins

Author Box is a premium profile box from CodeCanyon. It has unlimited features like 6 predefined skins, responsive-unlimited tabs, option to hide box per post, widgets and short code support.

Price : $16

Demo

8) Simple Author Box

Author Bio Plugins

It is a responsive box that shows author name, avatar, biography, website at the end of the posts. It is integrated with more than 30 social media accounts.

Free

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9) WP About Author

Author Bio Plugins

WP About Author is another great plugin to show your biography below the posts. You can choose from three border styles, change background color and change the size of profile picture.

Free

10) Author Box After Posts

Author Bio Plugins

It is a nice way to show author description after the post contents. You can set custom avatar image instead of gravtar picture. 

Free

11) AuthorSure

Author Bio Plugins

AuthorSure is among the most downloaded plugin to display author details. It is mainly designed for Google Authorship verification, but usable for various purposes.

Free

12) Elite Members

Author Bio Plugins

Elite members is useful for displaying top contributors, authors in a site. It has 3 author box styles and can be inserted in sidebar or post screens.

Price: $11

Demo

13) Advanced Author Bio

Author Bio Plugins

Advanced Author Bio is a stylish plugin to show a short description about the contributor.

Free

14) Author Box plugin with Different Description

Author Bio Plugins

It will add a cool author box in posts screen. The plugin contains author name, description, avatar, website and social media links. 

Free

15) Post Author

Author Bio Plugins

 

Post Author will display author name, writing, editing dates and links to their personal pages or websites. 

Free


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  • Emmanuel Cudjoe

    Hello Manoj,
    This is Emmanuel with kabenlah.com. When it comes to author box, it appears I have to leave that to my blog’s theme as it has that covered.
    But these are indeed lovely plugins and Fancier Author seem to be the favourite of many bloggers.

  • We are glad to hear that you consider StarBox is a must try AuthorBox plugin. – Squirrly Team

    • Hi Leau,

      We can surely say that Starbox is an awesome choice for WordPress users. Smart and elegant.

      Thanks for your comment.
      regards,

  • Hello Manoj,

    This is great post and I really love that you spent your time to save mine. 😀 😀 Now in future if I have to select a plugin I will visit your blogpost and will select one among them. Selecting a good plugin is use to be a kind oh headache. When I started my blog I really got confused about which plugin to install and which one to avoid. I really appreciate this. 🙂 (y) keep posting rocking content.

    -Nitin

  • bitoyz008

    Hi,

    phpbits here, Thanks a lot for including WP Author Box. I hope you’ll find this amazing plugin very useful. Thanks!

    Cheers!