WordPress Author Plugin Widget

Version: 1.8

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Live Pro Demo | Demo Showcase the Blog authors with a fun new look to attract the visitors. As the name suggests, Fancy WordPress Author plugin widget displays a list of authors on your website using the widget area section. This plugin has a simple user interface to display author information in the sidebar. All you have to do is drag the author widget into the sidebar and the plugin will do the needful. What you can do with this plugin Features Some of the feature are available online in pro version. Showcase blog authors in a fun way to attract new visitors Display a list of authors in the sidebar or on the page Unique ranking competition among authors Responsive across all platforms and compatible on all browsers Upload profile images and social media icons to author profile Add different effects for a dynamic profile picture (rotate, fade, flip, flash) Can be displayed using simple shortcodes/ a simple shortcode For more information visit: http://themefantasy.com/plugin/wordpress-author-plugin-widget/ Watch Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeJGGeSDWIY&feature=youtu.be Current version 1.6 A brief Markdown Example for WordPress Author plugin widget Free version is sufficient for normal design and if you are looking to change the layout then go to premium version. http://themefantasy.com/plugin/wordpress-author-plugin-widget/ Looking for more functionality then visit our site for supports.

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage
  • Minimal impact on pagespeed
  • No PHP errors, warning, notices
  • No Javascript issues
  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible
  • Latest WordPress 5.6 compatible
  • Optimized database footprint
  • No activation errors
  • No resource errors
  • Frequently updated
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  • Page URL: /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin=author-profiles%2Fauthor_widget.php
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.25s
  • Memory Usage: 0.34 MB

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  • [25-Dec-2020 07:17:23 UTC] PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: [] operator not supported for strings in /wp-content/plugins/author-profiles/author_widget.php:231
  • Stack trace:
  • #0 /wp-admin/includes/plugin.php(670): include_once()

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  24 Jan, 2020

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