HM – Cool Author Box


HM – Cool Author Box display an author box to your theme sidebar/widget area or in Post/Page with Social media links. User can use their profile info or they can put other info in this plugin. 6 eyecatching templates let the user to choose according to their theme. 12 common social links help user to connect with more people.

Plugin Features:

  • Easy to install
  • Fully integrated in WordPress
  • Compatible with WordPress 3.9 and PHP 5.6
  • Can be display both in Widget area or Post/Page
  • Attractive admin panel
  • Author/User information can be use from profile (For that leave the field blank)
  • 6 Eyecatching Templates available
  • 12 social link (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Youtube, Quora, Github, Flickr, Stackoverflow, Reddit)
  • Author/User photograph upload option available
  • Social links with icons
  • Social links display option
  • Icon/Author image shape options: Square, Rounded or Circle
  • Author box display position option available for Post or Page
  • Email display option available
  • Website URL display option available
  • Author/User Title display option available


See the Demo at bottom of the content

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  • Post/Page content template-Blue
  • Post/Page content template-Brown
  • Post/Page content template-Dark
  • Post/Page content template-Brinjal
  • Post/Page content template-Red
  • Post/Page content template-Green
  • Widget area template-Blue
  • Widget area template-Brown
  • Widget area template-Dark
  • Widget area template-Brinjal
  • Widget area template-Red
  • Widget area template-Green
  • Admin panel information settings
  • Admin panel social link settings
  • Admin panel Template settings


Install HM Cool Author Box Widget as a regular WordPress plugin. Here are different ways to install plugin:

Install by search plugin:

  1. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add New
  2. Search HM Cool Author Box Widget
  3. Click to install
  4. Activate the plugin
  5. Set the widget in Admin Widgets area.

Install by upload plugin:

  1. Download the latest version of HM Cool Author Box Widget (.zip file)
  2. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add New
  3. Select „Upload Plugin“
  4. Click on „Choose File“
  5. Select downloaded and click on „Install Now“ button
  6. Activate the plugin
  7. HM Author Box will appear in Admin Widget area.


Why does the author box not display?

After successful installation go to Appearance -> Widget area. Now find the ‚HM Author Box‘ Widget and drag it to your sidebar.

There is no author image showing

You need a Gravatar to display author image in your author box

Any planning to display my uploaded profile image?

Yes, we have a future plan for this. Please stay with us.

There is no author discription showing

Please go to Users -> Your Profile and fill up Biographical Info. Also fill up email and website if you want to show them.

Mitwirkende & Entwickler

„HM – Cool Author Box“ ist Open-Source-Software. Folgende Menschen haben an diesem Plugin mitgewirkt:




  • Code updated
  • some bugs fixed


  • 6 templates included
  • 12 social link updated
  • Photograph upload option included
  • Code updated
  • some bugs fixed


  • Template choosing option added
  • Author name font size option added
  • Description font size option added
  • Description font color option added
  • Some Css related issue fixed


  • Content alignment option added
  • Rounded Author image/gravater option added
  • Author Image Border option added
  • Author Image Flip option added
  • Some Css related issue fixed


  • Some minor code fixed
  • Author image/gravater now on center
  • Fixed the font size of Author name, email and website
  • Social link images now on center


  • Attractive admin panel added
  • Various display name options added
  • Email display option added
  • Website URL display option added
  • 5 social link (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, Instagram) with icons added
  • Socila link display option added


  • Initial release