About Me Widget

NOTE: If you want to know how to make a circular about me image, view the Circular “About Me” Photo tutorial.

An About Me widget is built into your theme. You can find this widget by going to Appearance > Widgets in your wp-admin.

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1. Find the About (your theme name) widget and drag it to your desired widget area (such as the sidebar).

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2. In a new tab, open the media library by going to Media > Add New in you wp-admin.

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3. Upload the image you want to use for your widget, then click Edit located on the right hand side of the image.

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4. You’ll be directed to an Edit Media page.

Copy the File URL on this page, then go back to the widgets page.

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5. Paste the File URL that you copied in the Image URL box in the About widget.

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6. Enter your image width and height in the appropriate boxes, as well as your blurb in the About Description box. Remember to save your changes.