The Author List Widget allows you to easily display a list of post authors and links to their post archives page using the Elementor Author List Widget. You can decide which user roles to show and which user roles to exclude from your author list using the settings.
Let’s look at each of the options in the “Author List Widget” below.
Install Author List Widget for Elementor
This widget requires Unlimited Elements PRO version installed and activated on your WordPress website.
- Go to Unlimited Elements Widget Library
- Search in the search bar for “Author List”
- Hover over the widget in the search results and click install
- Add your “Author List” widget to any Elementor Page
Number of Columns
Set the number columns to display in a row.
Set the gap between list items.
Select User By
Select the user by choosing following options:
- Custom Query
- Manual Selection
Select any of the roles you want to include. you can leave this field empty for all the roles.
Select any role to exclude.
Exclude By Specific Users
You can exclude roles of any specific user.
Max Number of Users
Set the maximum number of users to display.
Set the order of author list by choosing any of the following options:
- User ID
- Display Name
- User Login
- User URL
- Registered Date
- Number of Posts
Set the order direction.
Additional Meta Data Keys
Show the additional meta data by entering meta keys.
Content Layout Settings
Show/Hide the avatar element.
Show/Hide the name.
Show/Hide the role.
Show/Hide the email.
Show/Hide the description.
Show Number of Posts
Show/Hide the number of posts.
Number of Posts Settings
Num Posts Before
Add number of word before number.
Num Posts After
Add number of word after number.
Set the custom avatar.
Choose the avatar image.
Author List Widget Styling
Every aspect of the widget’s design can be controlled through different styling options. Choose colors that complement the style of your website. You can modify the text, icons, fonts, and layout to make the widget look and work the way you want.
Set the item background, border, padding, radius, margin, alignment, and vertical alignment.
BG Alternating Colors Styling
You can style the force alternating, background one and background two colors.
You can set the avatar vertical alignment, size, spacing, radius, and border.
In this section, set the name color, typography, and text shadow.
You can style the color, typography, spacing, and text shadow of details element.
Number of Posts Styling
This section lets you set the typography, color, margin, padding, background, border, and vertical alignment of number of posts element.
Here are some live use cases for the Author List widget.