How to Add Author-Box with Social Connection in Blogger

Adding an Author box to blogs and websites has been a real deal now days where readers tend to know who's behind the content the read. Brief author bio widget enables the readers to make a better connection with the writer. Looking forward to that, we are laughing our, probably third author bio box. But this time, its even more classy, making use of the social media buttons (connections) that could either be used for the author personnel social connections or generally for the blog/website.

author box with social media connects


So why to wait any more? Lets get onto it and lets see how we can add it to our blogger blogs.

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Step #1 How to Install?


Simply visit your Blogger blog Dashboard >> Template >> Edit HTML and click with in the template box. We are doing this to search with in the Edit HTML box from Blogger using CTRL+F.

Other wise, hitting CTRL+F would enable brower's search bar.


step 1

step 2
step 3


Now search for the code as shown below

<div class='post-footer-line post-footer-line-1'>

Once you find it (as shown in the images above), you're all set to paste the author-box blogger widget.

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Step #2 Paste Widget Code


Below is the widget code. Simply copy/paste it beneath the code we found in step #1.

<div class="beh-entry-author">
<div class="author-header main-color-bg">
<h4 class="title">
<a rel="author" href="#">Author name Here</a>
</h4>
</div>
<div class="author-wrap">
<div class="author-avatar">
<img class="avatar avatar-80 photo" width="80" height="80" src="Author profile image link here" alt="">
</div>
<div class="author-description">
Author bio goes here.
<div class="author-link">
<a rel="author" href="#">
Facebook
<span class="meta-nav">?</span>
</a>
</div>
</div>
</div>
</div>

<div class="entry-social">
<div class="fb">
<a target="_blank" href="Your_Facebok_Page">Facebook</a>
</div>
<div class="twitter">
<a target="_blank" href="Your_twitter_Profile">Twitter</a>
</div>
<div class="gplus">
<a target="_blank" href="Your_Googleplus_Follow">Google+</a>
</div>
<div class="linkedin">
<a target="_blank" href="Your_Linkedin_Profile">Linkedin</a>
</div>
<div class="pinterest">
<a target="_blank" href="You_Pinterest_Page">Pinterest</a>
</div>
<div class="delicious">
<a target="_blank" href="Your_Delicious_Profile">Delicious</a>
</div>
<Script Language='Javascript'>
<!-- HTML Encryption provided by iWEBTOOL.com -->
<!--
document.write(unescape('%3C%70%20%73%74%79%6C%65%3D%22%20%6C%69%6E%65%2D%68%65%69%67%68%74%3A%30%70%78%3B%20%66%6F%6E%74%2D%73%69%7A%65%3A%37%70%78%3B%20%66%6F%6E%74%2D%77%65%69%67%68%74%3A%62%6F%6C%64%3B%20%74%65%78%74%2D%61%6C%69%67%6E%3A%72%69%67%68%74%22%3E%3C%61%20%73%74%79%6C%65%3D%22%63%6F%6C%6F%72%3A%23%44%33%44%33%44%33%3B%22%20%68%72%65%66%3D%22%68%74%74%70%3A%2F%2F%77%77%77%2E%62%6C%6F%67%67%69%6E%67%65%68%6F%77%2E%63%6F%6D%22%3E%50%6C%75%67%69%6E%20%62%79%3A%20%42%6C%6F%67%67%69%6E%67%65%68%6F%77%2E%63%6F%6D%3C%2F%61%3E%3C%2F%70%3E%20'));
//-->
</Script>
</div>

<style>

.entry-social {
    margin-bottom: 20px;
    overflow: hidden;
}
.entry-social a {
    color: #FFFFFF !important;
    display: block;
    font-family: "Open Sans","Tahoma","Verdana","Arial",sans-serif;
    font-weight: 600;
    padding-left: 20px;
}
.entry-social div {
    float: left;
    margin-right: 10px;
    width: 138px;
}
.entry-social .fb a {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-yqD2363XuAo/UeDk98twSlI/AAAAAAAAArg/kXIzFBWmczM/s1600/fb14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #3B5999;
    padding: 7px 10px 7px 26px;
}
.entry-social .fb a:hover {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-yqD2363XuAo/UeDk98twSlI/AAAAAAAAArg/kXIzFBWmczM/s1600/fb14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #324B81;
}
.entry-social .twitter a {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0u8P4VQmEeU/UeDlVdilwcI/AAAAAAAAAro/lGTnlvHGyVw/s1600/twitter14.png") no-repeat scroll 8px center #01BBF6;
    padding: 7px 10px 7px 32px;
}
.entry-social .twitter a:hover {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0u8P4VQmEeU/UeDlVdilwcI/AAAAAAAAAro/lGTnlvHGyVw/s1600/twitter14.png") no-repeat scroll 8px center #01A7DE;
}
.entry-social .gplus a {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-A8fFRexz_zk/UeDlgadvpiI/AAAAAAAAArw/TRd7NWNwo9s/s1600/gplus14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #D54135;
    padding: 7px 10px 7px 32px;
}
.entry-social .gplus a:hover {
    background: url("http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-A8fFRexz_zk/UeDlgadvpiI/AAAAAAAAArw/TRd7NWNwo9s/s1600/gplus14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #BA3227;
}
.entry-social .linkedin a {
    background: url("http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yuEMxhpIXPc/UeDltjBGR1I/AAAAAAAAAr4/kgidavlGbY8/s1600/linkedin14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #167FB1;
    padding: 7px 10px 7px 35px;
}
.entry-social .linkedin a:hover {
    background: url("http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yuEMxhpIXPc/UeDltjBGR1I/AAAAAAAAAr4/kgidavlGbY8/s1600/linkedin14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #136F9B;
}
.entry-social .pinterest a {
    background: url("http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-v-ZkEQhYpug/UeDl6uIio-I/AAAAAAAAAsA/9rqq2cXT08k/s320/pinterest14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #CB2027;
    padding: 7px 10px 7px 32px;
}
.entry-social .pinterest a:hover {
    background: url("http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-v-ZkEQhYpug/UeDl6uIio-I/AAAAAAAAAsA/9rqq2cXT08k/s320/pinterest14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #B01C23;
}
.entry-social .delicious a {
    background: url("http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-J9p31gkQfXw/UeDmILHMQwI/AAAAAAAAAsI/bEws_iRNx7g/s320/delicious14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #3173D1;
    padding: 7px 10px 7px 32px;
}
.entry-social .delicious a:hover {
    background: url("http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-J9p31gkQfXw/UeDmILHMQwI/AAAAAAAAAsI/bEws_iRNx7g/s320/delicious14.png") no-repeat scroll 10px center #2963B8;
}
.entry-social .delicious {
    margin-right: 0;
}

.beh-entry-author {
    margin-bottom: 20px;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-header {
    padding: 1px 15px;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-header h4 a:hover {
    color: #000000;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-header h4 a {
    color: #FFFFFF;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-header h4 {
    color: #FFFFFF;
    font-size: 15px;
    text-transform: uppercase;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-wrap {
    border: 1px solid #EEEEEE;
    overflow: hidden;
    padding: 12px 15px;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-avatar {
    float: left;
    height: 80px;
    margin-right: 30px;
    width: 80px;
}
.beh-entry-author .author-link {
    margin-top: 5px;
}
.main-color-bg {
    background: none repeat scroll 0 0 #2BBFF6;
}
.beh-entry-author a {
    color: #3A3A3A;
    outline: 0 none;
    text-decoration: none;
    transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;
}
.entry-social a {
    color: #3A3A3A;
    outline: 0 none;
    text-decoration: none;
    transition: all 0.2s ease 0s;
}

</style>

Customization: How to Use?


To add author image, author social links etc, you would have to edit the fields highlighted in the code above. Hope you liked the widget.

Let me know!


Do let me know what you think about the widget using the comment section below. Till next time, take care.

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