This shortcode allows you to display any author meta data from the current post author if no attributes are provided or any author meta data of a given author if you provide the author ID and author type.
It can be used anywhere within WordPress where shortcodes are supported. For most users, this will primarily be within the content of a WordPress post or page or the sidebar.
A trivial shortcode to display the author meta looks like this:
That would display the current post’s author meta as plain text. Nothing fancy but very useful in many cases. Check below what the output would be:
Check out below all the available attributes this shortcode can take: