Post Author – core/post-author

Add the author of this post.

Use the Post Author block to display the author of the post.



Show avatar toggled off. No Bio

Avatar size 48×48. No Bio

Avatar size 96×96. With Show Bio toggled on.


  • This is an experimental block for Full Site Editing.
  • It can be used in posts and pages and in theme templates and template parts.
  • Author Settings include:
    • Author select list
    • Show avatar toggle
    • Avatar size select list: 24 x 24, 48 x 48, 96 x 96
    • Show bio toggle.
  • Use the Show bio toggle to display or hide the author’s biography defined in Users > Edit > About Yourself – Biographical Info.
  • In my opinion Author Settings should come before the Typography and Colour settings.
  • See
  • There is no option to link to the author’s posts. eg
  • Change text alignmentUse Change text alignment to choose how to align the text.
    • Align text leftUse the Align text left drop-down from the toolbar to align text to the left.
    • Align text centerAlign content centrally.
    • Align text rightUse the Align text right drop-down from the toolbar to align text to the right.
  • BoldUse Bold to mark selected text as bold.
  • ItalicUse Italic to mark selected text as italic.
  • LinkUse Link to create a hyperlink to your highlighted text.
  • More rich text controlsFind more text controls in this dropdown.
    • Inline codeUse inline code feature to format code snippets within your text.
    • Inline imageInsert an inline image.
    • StrikethroughUse Strikethrough to strikethrough the selected text.
    • SubscriptUse Subscript to add subscript to your highlighted text.
    • SuperscriptUse Superscript to add superscript to your highlighted text.
    • Text colorUse Text color to change the color of the selected text
  • More optionsDisplay more options
    • Show More SettingsShow the block settings in the sidebar.
    • CopyCopy the block to the clipboard.
    • DuplicateUse Duplicate to create a copy of the block.
    • Insert AfterInsert a new block after the selected block(s).
    • Insert BeforeInsert a new block before the selected block(s).
    • Move To Use Move To to move a block. Up/Down or Left/Right
    • Edit as HTMLEdit the HTML of the block.
    • GroupTransform the selected block(s) into a group.
    • Add to Reusable blocksCreate a Reusable block.
    • Remove blockDelete the block.

Post Author transforms to:

  • Columns
  • Group