Adding an author box is very helpful in providing information about the author like their interests and site name, especially in Multi-Author blogs.Adding twitter follow button,google plus and Fb like button will make it easy for the readers to follow and contact them. The author box will contain the following #Author name and Gravatar #How many articles has he written for that blog #Subscribe via Email and RSS options #Twitter Follow button #Facebook like php button #Google plus button
How to add author box in thesis theme:
Note:The php and the css codes for the Author profile box are given through links via notepad file in this tutorial
Follow these simple steps to add author box in your thesis theme 1.Open your custom_functions.php file in your custom folder of the thesis theme with an FTP client like Filezilla. 2.Now copy the custom functions code here and add it to the custom_functions.php file. 3.Don’t forget to change the Mytechshout links to your site’s respective links before saving the file.
Author box Customization Part:
1.Now open custom.css file in the same custom thesis folder 2.Copy the Author box css code here and paste it into your css file and save it 3.Right click on the following google plus icon and choose save image as option to save it to your computer 4.Now copy the image to the images folder in your custom folder.If images is not present create a new folder and name it as images and copy it. Here is a screen shot for your reference
4.Its all done.Now clear your cache and refresh your post to see the customized author box in action. Hope you have successfully added the author box below post to your thesis site. Do also check out our thesis customization category for more posts like this.
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