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How to Create an Author Box in WordPress Showing Your Gravatar Photo, Name and Profile

You’ve just spent hours writing a great blog post and press the publish button and the only credit you get is your name. Well here is how to change that by adding a great profile about you, the author and extra contact details if you want them.

Adding an “About the Author” box to your posts is a simple way to upgrade your WordPress blog. You’ll have your posts branded in under 10 minutes its that easy.

The Goal

Once you understand the power of WordPress tags to call and insert information into theme template files you can easily build a dynamic site and customise your posts.

Here is an example of a simple author box with a Gravatar image and description.

Simple WordPress Author Box
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