How to create an Author Box for Thesis 2

The thesis provides an author avatar box that uses Gravatar images along with an author description box that displays the author’s WordPress description. Author box is very important for each and every post. It will give you popularity. Increase your author’s followers by adding social icons that can be easily accessed below the user profile and custom avatar image.

Steps to create an Author Box for Thesis 2

Step 1: Go to the Thesis 2 Single HTML Template page.

Step 2: Create a container and give the name to the container box (custom author box).

Sep 3: Now click the blue “Add Box” button.

Step 4: Shift-click and drag your new author box to the Home Post Box.

Step 5: Scroll down and click the Show Tray in the gray bar.

Step 6: The tray will expand there will be Author Avatar and Author Description green bars. Click once on each bar.

Step 7: Now Shift-click and drag-and-drop onto your new custom author box.

Step 8: Click the green “Save Template” button.

Step 9: Go to the Thesis 2 CSS page.

Step 10: On the right side of the screen click the Packages drop-down and select Single Element Styles. Click the blue Add Package button.

Step 11: Give your custom author CSS package a name, reference, and CSS selector.

Step 12: Next click on the “Options” tab. Then add the background color, border, padding etc., to your author box.

Step 13: Now click on “Additional CSS” add the additional CSS for your author box. Then click on save button.

Step 14: Now you need to add the custom author CSS to our site.

Step 15: Then click the green “Save CSS” button.

Step 16: Our custom author box now looks like this.

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