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Author Box by Nocksoft


Adds a modern author info box at the end of your posts and implements local avatars. This plugin is available in German and English language.


  • Adds author box at the end of posts
  • Adds support for local avatars


  • Install plugin
  • (optional) Go to settings -> Author Box to setup size of avatars
  • Go to user profiles to enter biographical info
  • (optional) Go to user profiles to tick local avatars and enter a URL to you personal avatar


  • Author Box at the end of posts


  1. Download the plugin (.zip file) on your hard drive.
  2. Unzip the zip file contents.
  3. Upload the author-box-by-nocksoft folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  4. Activate the plugin in the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.


How can I change the avatar for my user?

You have two options. Either through Gravatar, or you can specify a URL to a previously uploaded local image in your user profile settings. This setting can be made separately for each user

How can I change the biography about me?

You can do this in your user profile settings.

Where can I generally make settings for this plugin?

You can adjust settings in the user profile settings and in the global settings under “Settings” -> “Author Box”.


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Contributors & Developers

“Author Box by Nocksoft” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change log


  • first release