The author widget on WordPress showcases the blog writers in the sidebar. This widget contains the name of each blogger, their avatar, and links to their most recent or previous posts. You can choose to display it only on blog posts, or on other pages as well. The author widget can be placed in the Sidebar or the Footer, depending on your theme. Click the + block inserter and you will see a list of available blocks.
This WordPress plugin allows you to display your social networking profiles and your avatar. You can also use more than one widget in the sidebar. You can also choose whether to show or hide the social icons. For the author box, you can also choose whether to show or hide the social media icons. You can use the Metro Author Widget multiple times to showcase your social media profiles. The plugin also allows you to hide social icons if you don’t want them displayed.
To enable the widget, you must first install Jetpack. Go to the Dashboard of your WordPress website. Go to Appearance and click on Widgets. Authors (Jetpack) is located at the bottom of the list. Click and drag the widget to your desired position and configure it. Once you have selected the settings for your widget, click the ‘Save’ button. After installing the plugin, you must configure the Authors widget on your website.