Are you looking to add an author’s social media profiles to their profile page on your WordPress site? The default WordPress user profile lacks fields to add profiles for Facebook and Twitter. In this video we will show you how to easily display an author’s Twitter and Facebook profile links in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

For this tutorial we will be using the Author Bio Box plugin found here:

Author Bio Box

With the plugin installed and activated you will need to go under Settings, Author Bio Box to configure the plugin’s settings.

Decide on which content you want to display the bio box and the plugin can show the box wherever you decide.

You can also decide the background color, text color, gravatar size, border, ect.

Save the changes and next go under Users, All Users and edit the account you are wanting to add the social profiles to.

There will be new fields available on the profile page you are editing to add the user’s social media profile URLs in the respective fields.

Once you save the changes you will be able to go to any article written by that user will have the bio box with icons for their social media profiles.