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I would like to have a box below each blogpost with information about the author.

These screenshots are examples for what I would like to have: enter image description here

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Links that could help:

I've found these links so far:

I would prefer a plugin (or widget, I don't know the difference), but if nothing like that existed, I would have to adjust single.php to my needs, wouldn't I? What would happen, if the theme (Modern Style) got updated?

Related question:

How to add author details in the post sidebar?

This is not the same question, as I would like to get the box below the post.

But if this is not easily possible: Where should I save the given code?

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This may be what your looking for wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-about-author – nvwd Aug 14 '12 at 10:36
have you had a look into the code of Twenty Eleven, content-single.php? – Michael Aug 14 '12 at 12:13
This plugin will be perfect for what you are looking for : wordpress.org/plugins/wp-author-box-lite and wp-authorbox.com Cheers! – Jeffrey Carandang Nov 18 '14 at 11:20

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