How to add an author info box in WordPress 2019

In this article, I will show you how to add an author info box in WordPress. You do not need any coding knowledge. I’ll show you a very simple way.

You must see a little bit about the authors below every single post on many websites. This is called the author bio info box. This box is where you can write about author personal information, name, profession, rule, etc.

You must have noticed that many websites are added to the Info Box in the sidebar, and many websites are added to the posts below.

Multiple authors-based sites are usually given about the author below the article, and single author-based sites are usually given about the author in the sidebar or a single page. If you want to add an amazing infobox, then follow my instructions.

Why Need You Add an Author Info Box?

If you have multiple authors on your website, then you must add different information for each author. The reader comes to your site and reads a helpful or interesting article, he must want to know about the author.

Imagine that you publish an interesting article on your website. If your publishing article enjoys the reader, then the reader must be interested in the author of this article, and the reader will be more interested in reading your published articles.

The reader will be reading your published article, increasing the page views of your site and decreasing the bounce rate. And the reader will become your fan.

Then they will come to your website, again and again, they will remember your site name. So definitely add the author info box to your website.

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Top 5 Author Bio Box Plugins [FREE]

Simple Author Box Plugin’s Main Features and Info.


  • Name: Simple Author Box
  • By Macho Themes
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Active Installations: 40,000+
  • Fully Customizable
  • Responsive
  • 30+ Social Icons
  • And Many More…

How to add an author info box in WordPress without coding?

You can add beautiful info box to your website using any of the above five plugins. However, in this tutorial, we will use the “Simple Author Box” plugin. Let’s see how to add an author info box without any coding.

STEP 1: Install Recommended Plugin.

First, login your WordPress dashboard then hover over on Plugins and click on Add new. Type “Simple Author Box” and hit the enter button to find the plugin.

how to install simple author box plugin

Then install and activate the plugin.

STEP 2: Configure The Installed Plugin.

After installing the plugin, a new option will be added to the left sidebar of your dashboard, named “Simple Author”. Click on “Simple Author” to an add author’s info box.


After clicking “Simple Author” this page will appear. Keep default settings of “Settings”. Then change the margin, padding, border, author avatar image style, social icons type, as you need from the “Appearance” section.

Then select the color from the “Colors” section Matching to your theme.

Then click on “Typography” and choose your font, font size, and font color. also, you can change the social icon size and author description font style from “Typography”. When the configuration is done click on “Save Setting” button.


The configuration is complete, now you can click on the “Edit Author Profile” option to write about the author. After clicking “Edit Author Profile” you will be redirected to your profile.


Where you can write about the author, you can add the author’s social profile link and add the author’s avatar.

Then click click on the Update Profile button.

Congratulations! you have successfully added an author box to your WordPress site. If you can not successfully add authors box to your WordPress site, then leave a comment. I will help you.

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