December 20th, 2013
AIB – Author Info Box
Display important information about the author above or underneath the article in an author info box!
The plugin shows the following information: name, image (avatar), website, email address and description (about me). The author information are optional and can be activated in all possible variations. They are obtained from several sources: the name and e-mail address from the normal user profile, website and description accessing data from the Joomla! “User – Profile plugin” (Fields: Website and About me) or the JomSocial, Kunena or Author List profile. The image is loaded from the Gravatar service (gravatar.com) or the JomSocial, Kunena or Author List profile.
New: Author Info Box User Profile Plugin for all important data of the authors!
The complete output is defined by the included CSS file. The box should be adjusted to the own template using this CSS file!
* Author Info Box – show information about the authors
* All fields are optional
* Individual titles for the box and the description text of the author
* Data are loaded from: Author Info Box User Profile Plugin, Joomla! Profile Plugin, Joomla! Contact Component, JomSocial, Kunena, Author List and Gravatar
* Name – real name or username
* Set a link to the Joomla! Contact Component, JomSocial, Kunena or Author List profiles of the authors
* Email Address – protected with the cloak functionality of Joomla! or in plain text
* Description – short text about the author – is loaded from the “User – Profile” plugin or the JomSocial, Kunena or Author List profile
* Website – is loaded from the “User – Profile” Plugin or the JomSocial / Kunena profile
* Image of the author – Avatar – is loaded from Gravatar (free registration at gravatar.com needed) or the JomSocial, Kunena or Author List profile
* Info box positon – before or after the articles
* Article view – authorbox can be limited to the article view
* The triggering of the plugin can be controlled by IDs of the articles
* Languages: English and German
Joomla! 3.x – http://joomla-extensions.kubik-rubik.de/downloads/aib-author-info-box/joomla-3
Joomla! 2.5 – http://joomla-extensions.kubik-rubik.de/downloads/aib-author-info-box/joomla-25
The extension is completely free, but you need a subscription for support: