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Ultimate Author Box is a premium author box plugin for your WordPress site. The author box highlights your content writer an represents them as your site’s Rock star. You can add the Author Box to your post content, use short-code or use the Author Box Widget to showcase your post Authors. You can also add tabs to your Author Box which includes your authors posts, social feeds, shortcode, widgets and many more.
Full Feature list
15+ Pre designed beautiful Author Box templates
– Author Box comes with 19 different pre-built ready to go templates. These include some clean templates, some unique and fancy templates and many more.
Add Tabs with your Author Box
– With your author details, you can add additional tabs to better represent your authors. The tabs include
- Author Posts
- In-built Contact form or External Contact form using Shortcodes
- Company Description Tab
- Social Media Feeds
- Twitter Feeds
- RSS Feeds
- Profile Integration
- Custom Tabs
- Widgets Support in Tabs
- WYSIWYG Tabs
- Shortcode Support in Tabs
- Co Authors
- Guest Authors
Author Box Post Customization
- Control Author Box Per Post
- Control Author Box Position for post
Set Role Restriction for Author Box
– Choose which WordPress User roles can have access to the Author Box
20+ Social Media Profiles
– Includes all major social icons
Unlimited Color Scheme Customization Options
– Change color scheme for any of our pre-defined templates
Author Summary in Pop-up Display
– A clean pop-up to sum up your Author
Set Profile Image from Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) or Upload Custom Image.
Two in-built widgets
- Author Box Widget with auto detect Author
- Author Box List Widget with Slider, Grid and List view
29 Aug, 2019
Co-author bio and guest biofield for list type display Fix minor bug issue.
5 Apr, 2019
Bug fix: Header Information sent error(pluggable.php file error)
28 Nov, 2018
Author post filter Author Short info link color designs added External link in author tab Co author issue resolved Added new icons odnoklassniki and vkontakte Contact Form Submit Button and Co Author Header Label
26 Nov, 2018
Bugs fixes in Author Popup box Disable Author URL option for individual user profile Design changes for some templates to adaptive post icons
20 Nov, 2018
Introducing default feature of WordPress automatic video embed in content area
15 Nov, 2018
Random string identification for author boxes Main setting switch to disable Co authors
14 Nov, 2018
Default checked Avoid influence in Search Engine ranking Minor bugs fixed Code optimization of scroll to author box
3 Oct, 2018
Co author and Guest Author included Contact Fields Labelling Co-Authors Guest Authors Customized Biography Linkedin Profile Integration Main switch to Hide email Scroll down to Author Box on page load Twitter activation toggle
20 Nov, 2017
Aplha color picker fix for WordPress 4.9
9th October, 2017
Pop-up summary latest post title fix. Update to Author List Widget Change in Author List Widget Design Adaptive Number of Authors in Author Slider according to container Change is grid number for Full width Grid Added option to show/hide Post/View count Added option to show/hide Author's Latest post Added option to show/hide Author's Social links in List and Grid View Exclude Author list sorted in alphabetical order Total view and total post icon changed to text to complement new design Updated the how to use within the plugin with instruction for the above changes
24th September, 2017
Added Latest post to Author List Widget in list view (Suggestion by Sencer Girgin)
Version 1.0.10 (11th September 2017)
Social icons option issue fixed
Version 1.0.9 (16th August 2017)
Responsive CSS add to Full Grid Author List Widget Email hide option added.
Version 1.0.8 (24th May 2017)
Post Tab date fix, now the post format is based on your wordpress date/time and language settings (Suggested by Delbert Warkentin). Feature added: Disable Template Customization for Individual Users (Suggested by AlphaBrand). Latest post in Author Pop-up limited to 4 Latest Posts to unify Popup design (Suggested by Delbert Warkentin). User restriction to Author Box improved.
Version 1.0.7 (13th May 2017)
Two new independent shortcode alternatives for Author Box Widget and Author List Widget added. Please check the How to use section for details on the shortcode. (Suggested by marvc) All profile images restricted to 200x200px image size. Now the recommended profile image size is 200x200px. New Video tutorial Section added to the How to use section of the plugin. Made the Company description editor and WYSIWYG editor shortcode friendly. External user-role case handled.
Version 1.0.6 (6 May 2017)
Add sort by Post view count feature to Author List widget (Feature suggested by MhendiZ) Minor bug fix with Show/Hide Author Info Pop-up with Author Box.
Version 1.0.5 (3 May 2017)
Add option in General Settings to Show/Hide Author Info Pop-up with Author Box. (Feature suggested by efrenjr) Fix Shortcode $atts parameter. Author List Widget 'echo' bug fix. Hide Author Box if Author Biographical Info is empty option bug fix.
Version 1.0.4 (25 April 2017)
Fix to auto append Author Box to posts making it compatible with AccessPress Anonymous Post direct post publish feature. Add Author information pop up feature to Author List Widget.(Feature suggested by krishkusuma)
Version 1.0.3 (21 March 2017)
How to use and about us page available to user roles with post edit permission. Template 13 background image position fixed. RSS title color fix for custom templates. Add Author Page link to Author Box Widget. Change in image thumbnail in Template options. Page and Custom post Type Metabox option fixed. User role restriction fixed for both frontend and backend. Administrator now has ability to set up all user profile by themselves, even when restricting other users to access Author Box. Author box profile restriction message changed from notice level to information level. Added Author Box Video tutorial link in how to Page. Screenshots Update
Version 1.0.2 (14 March 2017)
admin_enqueue_scripts limited to General Settings, How to use page, About page, profile.php and user-edit.php
Version 1.0.1 (10 March 2017)
Frontend array index error fix. Custom Template settings improved. Translation strings improved. Author Post Selective post listing fixed. Author Biography information accepts HTML tags. wpautop function added for Pages and Custom post types. Twitter API class conflict fix. Gravatar class conflict with themes fixed. Frontend template margin and padding fix. Frontend template redundant div removed. Author Post Count added to Author List Widget.
Initial release of a plugin.
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