User guides for PizazzWP blocks and plugins for Headway and WordPress
Swiss Army Block User Guide

Author Block options

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(1) About Author title
(2) Biography
(3) Image
(4) Standard links
(5) Custom links

Content Options

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Choose author to show
Default will show the author of the viewed post/page. Useful for single post display.
You may also choose a specific author. This can be very useful if you want to crate a single page showing a bio of each of your authors

Show title
Shows the author box title. e.g. About Chris Howard

Show biography
Show whatever is in the description field of the author profile. You can make this a WYSIWYG field using the Visual Biography Editor plugin

Show image
Choose to show no image, theauthor’s gravatar image, or if you have the User Photo plugin installed, then the author’s profile photo.

Show email link
Show the link to the author’s email. This will display as an icon.

Show Twitter link
Show the link to the author’s Twitte account. This will display as an icon.

Show Facebook link
Show the link to the author’s Facebook page. This will display as an icon.

Show website link
Show the link to the author’s website. This will display as an icon.

Show other posts link
Show the link to other posts by the author. This will display as an icon.

Show custom links
Show any custom links you’ve entered in the Custom links field (on the Format options panel)

Format options

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About Author title
This is the title of the author box. By default, it is "About %fullname%" where %fullname% gets replaced with the author’s first and last name from their profile.

Layout
Choose whether to position the image on the left or right of the biography

Title Location
Choose whether to place the About Author title above the text and image, or only above the biography

Text Align
Choose the alignment of the text area of the author box.

Links icon set
Choose the icon set to use when displaying links. Currently there are two sets as shown in the examples at the top of this page. The flat set is semi-transparent, so will take on the hue of the background.

Custom links
Enter HTML for custom links to display after the standard links.

Links tooltips

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If your site is non-English, you can change the hover text for each of the five standard links

Link hover text – Email
Default: Email the author

Link hover text – Other posts
Default: View other posts by the author

Link hover text – Twitter
Visit the twitter page of the author

Link hover text – Facebook
Visit the Facebook page of the author

Link hover text – Website
Visit the website of the author