Cool Author Box Widget for Blogger

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On the request of one of our readers today I am going to show how you can add a cool author bio widget under every post of your blogger blog. This widget is made up of CSS and HTML. No JavaScript is used.

In this widget you can add your Google+, Twitter, Facebook and Feedburners ID so that your blog visitors can contact you easily. Also it has a subscribe email bar beside the social icons. The demo of this author box can be seen by clicking the below button.


Now you have seen the demo follow the below steps to add this author box to your blog.



Adding the CSS

Add the below code just below <head>

<link href='http://files.allbloggertricks.com/Scripts/abt-author-box.css' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'/>

Adding the HTML

To add the HTML enter post-footer-line-1 by press Ctrl + F and find <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'>

Add the code given just below <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'>

NOTE :
You may Find more than 1 <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'> so make sure that you are pasting under the right one. If the author box doesn't work paste the code, under the second tag.

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<div class='abt-author_info'>
<div class='abt-author_photo'>
<img alt='author' height='150' src='YOUR PIC URL' width='150'/>
</div>
<h2 style='color:#444;font-family:verdana;text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px 3px #ABABAB;'>This Post Was Written By :</h2>
<p>Add information about you here.</p>
<div class='abt-linediv'/>
<div class='abt-email'>
<small style='text-align:center;'>Get Free Email Updates to your Inbox!</small>
<form action='http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify' class='abt-emailform' method='post' onsubmit='window.open(&apos;http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=FeedUsername&apos;, &apos;popupwindow&apos;, &apos;scrollbars=yes,width=550,height=520&apos;);return true' target='popupwindow'>
<input name='uri' type='hidden' value='FeedUsername'/>
<input name='loc' type='hidden' value='en_US'/>
<input class='abt-emailinput' name='email' onblur='if (this.value == &quot;&quot;) {this.value = &quot;Enter your email...&quot;;}' onfocus='if (this.value == &quot;Enter your email...&quot;) {this.value = &quot;&quot;}' type='text' value='Enter your email...'/>
 <input class='abt-emailbutton' title='' type='submit' value='SignUp'/>
</form>
</div>
<ul class='abt-social'>
<li class='rssicon'>
<a href='http://feeds.feedburner.com/FeedUsername'>Rss</a>
</li><li class='twicon'>
<a href='http://twitter.com/TwitterUsername'>Twitter</a>
</li><li class='fbicon'>
<a href='http://facebook.com/FBUsername'>Facebook</a>
</li><li class='gicon'>
<a href='https://plus.google.com/GplusID'>Google +</a>
</li>
</ul>
</div>
</b:if>


Once you have added the above code change text in Green with your desired Text / URL. Save the template. You are done now. You and your visitors can see cool author box widget under every post of your blog now.

29 comments

10 July 2013 at 04:39

Thank you very much, awesome author box!

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Siva santosh Author
29 July 2013 at 12:58

This is not working on my blog!!

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29 July 2013 at 14:35

The code <div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'> occurs more than 1 time, make sure you have selected the right one.

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bou jlal Author
24 August 2013 at 17:17

Thank you very much, is working on my blog.

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TP Softwares Author
27 August 2013 at 08:48

what a gr8 post man , hats off to you . such a good blogger tricks , i applied it on my blog and it was looking fantastic . visit my blog and see how nice it is looking : http://tkpsoftwares.blogspot.in/

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SANTOSH KUMAR Author
27 September 2013 at 19:11

if i had only one then what to do

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2 October 2013 at 02:29

Hello there, awesome widget.
I'm using it, and have a little problem. The traditional vcard (the name of the author and timestamp of post) is displayin incorrectly. Link: http://www.sabenewsroom.com/2013/09/inflacion-y-cepo-4-alternativas-para.html
Any thoughts as to why?

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Mandar Author
9 October 2013 at 16:05

Hello,

Its a very nice widget, I really liked it. But I don't know why it is not working on my website.
I just don't want to lose it.
Please help.

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10 December 2013 at 01:24

Thank you so much.. I tried this widget in my blog: http://proweblabsww.blogspot.com. But it is not worked. I did not undertand; where will I put CSS codes in HTML? after "head" or below "head" tag? or after /also other HTML codes? after "div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1" or below "div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1"? please help me about fixing it.. Regards..

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23 December 2013 at 12:37

I don't think that Author box is required to show, if you are displaying every thing in about us section on your blog. On the other hand I agree it is the way to invite people directly to get connected with Author on his or her social profile.
Although, I didn't try it, but it looks great... Thanks and keep sharing.

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Kiron Author
28 December 2013 at 11:27


Great Post, I love to read articles that are informative and actually have good content.

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Rony Author
28 December 2013 at 11:28

nice post.........thanks for sharing.

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Vũ Steven Author
14 January 2014 at 15:34

Its a very nice widget, I really liked it. But I don't know why it is not working on my website.
http://demo-vusteven-info.blogspot.com
Please help.

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sanam arzoo Author
21 January 2014 at 15:04

Great Post, i really like to read articles that are informative and truly have good content.job box thanks for sharing your experiences and that i foresee to reading a lot of.

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Sadia Rony Author
24 February 2014 at 21:02

really helpful post for beginner ..thanks.

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2 March 2014 at 22:51

This is really helpful for me. But I don't know why it is not working on my blog "www.mmblogchitthu.blogspot.com" . I add CSS and HTML follow your instruction. But this is not working. The end, I add your HTML codes to my blog footer Gadget :) . I change the text "This Post Was Written By:" to "This Blog Was Written By:" . This Gadget is work properly . Thank!

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Celine Reyes Author
27 March 2014 at 21:37

Hi! Thank you so much for this awesome widget! I'm using it on my blog! Keep doing what you do and thank you for helping us html/css noobs. :)

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14 April 2014 at 00:31

How can I reduce the width of the widget box? Because my template is three columned. Please help me

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you biz Author
14 April 2014 at 18:39

Thanks Dear........

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Adil Mehdi Author
28 April 2014 at 00:31

Really Marvelous Author, Great Work, God bless you. :-)

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17 May 2014 at 11:51

awesome widget thanks for sharing
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Raj Musham Author
6 July 2014 at 15:13

All r giving positive comments but it is not working in my blog do not know why???????????

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Yash Arora Author
31 August 2014 at 14:40

thnx..awesome widget..but admin can i really ask for a widget..in your footer area,about us read this blog one..plz if you can

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Roxuai Author
10 November 2014 at 20:19

Hai, it's really cool author box.... how to make your cool bottom facebook like button?

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Techshoutme Author
11 February 2015 at 20:42

thanks a lot

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ajay Author
5 June 2015 at 15:00

working like wine, thanks for sharing

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Author Author
15 September 2015 at 18:45

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Quang Mến Author
28 May 2016 at 14:18

hey bro i cantt find div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'> help me to get it please

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