How to Move Your Author Box in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to move your author box below any subscriber and connects icons for single posts? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to move your author box in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function woo_author() {

	// Author box single post page
	if ( is_single() && get_option( 'woo_disable_post_author' ) != 'true' )
		add_action( 'woo_post_inside_after', 'woo_author_box', 12 );

	// Author box author page
	elseif ( is_author() )
		add_action( 'woo_loop_before', 'woo_author_box', 10 );


This code works with the Woo framework. However, you can easily modify the filters and actions to fit your theme, even if you’re not using the Woo framework.

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 19 best WordPress plugins for non-profits and how to set up Google Analytics eCommerce tracking for WooCommerce.

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