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Smart Author Bio Widget


This widget allows you to display your site authors with social media links and avatar in the sidebar and footer. Widget can be used multiple of times even in one sidebar area.

All widgets have customisation options.


  • Replace Gravatar image
  • Display author first name.
  • Add Author social media links.
  • Hide/Show social media icons option.
  • Multiple desgin Template


  • Widget Configuration
  • Change widget fields options
  • Front-end result


  1. Upload the \’\’ folder to the \’/wp-content/plugins/\’ directory.
  2. Activate the \’Author Bio Widget\’ plugin through the \’Plugins\’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add and set Widget from Appearance->Widget


How to use Smart Author Widget

  • Go to Appearance > Widgets
  • Choose Smart Author Widget and either drag it to the sidebar where you wish it to appear, or click the widget, (select a destination sidebar if your theme has more than one) and click the Add Widget button.


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Contributors & Developers

“Smart Author Bio Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release.