WordPress Biographia is a wordpress plugin which adds a customizable biography section to your posts, RSS feeds, and to each post on your blog’s landing page and also via a widget in your sidebar.
Some of the features of Biographia include:
• This biography you are adding to your blog is highly customizable. It can surely integrate out of the box with the information that can be provided in each user’s profile and it also supports custom post types.
• Bloggers can actually decide where their biography is going to show up.
• There are many options available to the users when it comes to styling your biography box.
• This plugin also adds support for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and a few other social profiles too.
• You are free to choose the type of Display for your Biography Box. It can be hidden on a global or per user basis for posts, pages and
custom post types as well as on a per category basis.
It is now happening that Google and other search engines are going to pay more attention to website authors when it comes to ranking websites. Author Rank is one of the powerful concepts that will be staying here for a long time. Generally it is a good practice to have a decent About Me or biography page on your site (especially when you are a well-established brand with a popular blog). WP Biographia is the plugin that is designed to make adding a biography to your web pages more convenient.
Settings and other options included for Biographia are as follows:
• Choose when to display a Biography Box; on the front page, in archives, on individual posts, pages, or any other custom post type and in RSS feeds.
• Choose the border style and background colour of the Biography Box
• Choose the amount of user profile information displayed in the Biography Box
• Choose the avatar image size
• Choose to display the Biography Box at the top or the bottom of the content (universally)
• Choose to hide the display of the Biography Box for pages, posts and posts/pages on a per user basis
• Choose whether to display the Biography Box in the sidebar of your blog.
This plugin is capable of expanding the contact info section and thus enhance your user profile. It also adds support for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Delicious, Flickr, Picasa, Vimeo, YouTube and Reddit profile links as well as Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, Windows Live Messenger and Jabber/Google Talk instant messaging profiles. It also supports display of a reduced version of the Biography Box via a sidebar widget just to provide a shorter, terser, biography in the user’s Profile.