Add Author Box below post in Thesis WordPress Theme

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 Author-box-thesis-theme

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 goggle-plus-icon4.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

Custom folder filezilla

  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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9 comments… add one
  • Ammar @ Free Premium Themes Jan 22, 2012 @ 14:08

    I asked many thesis user who are using this Shoutmeloud author box to tell me code but they refused. You are really nice to share this great author box. I will use it on my blog 😉

    • Gowtham Jan 22, 2012 @ 15:49

      I am very glad you liked it Ammar.Hope its useful to everyone.

  • sam Feb 10, 2012 @ 14:54

    Bro g plus icon is not loading properly even yours. Can u fix this?

    • Gowtham Feb 10, 2012 @ 16:08

      I will try to fix it as soon a possible.

  • Mike Lamb Feb 14, 2012 @ 5:21

    Gow, having the same issue with the Google Plus icon.

  • How2Blog Feb 21, 2012 @ 21:21

    Hay Gowtham it’s just awesome tnx 4 this. But i have a question regarding facebook like button. Is this button for liking my home page or it’s for liking article?

    1 more thing plz try to fix g+ button it’s not loading properly even yours.

  • Rasel Rony Mar 2, 2012 @ 16:54

    thanks a lot Gowtham, But having the same problem, the Google+ icon is loading properly

  • rafi Mar 19, 2012 @ 0:06

    Does it work in free wordpress theme ?

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