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How to create an Author Box using the Gravatar API
<?php
// DO NOT INCLUDE OPENING PHP TAG AND PLACE INTO FUNCTIONS.PHP
/**
* Get Author's Gravatar profile data.
*/
function custom_get_gravatar_profile() {
// Get author data
$author = strtolower( trim( get_the_author_meta( 'email' ) ) );
$author_ID = get_the_author_meta( 'ID' );
// Check for transient cache
if ( false === ( $gravatar_profile = get_transient( 'gravatar_profile_' . $author_ID ) ) ) {
// Check if author has a Gravatar
$response = wp_remote_get( 'http://www.gravatar.com/' . md5( $author ) . '.php' );
// Did we recieve profile info?
if ( ! 200 == wp_remote_retrieve_response_code( $response ) ) {
return '<div id="message" class="error"><p>' . sprintf( __( 'This user does not have a Gravatar! Why not <a href="%s">set up a profile</a>?', 'textdomain' ), 'http://en.gravatar.com/' ) . '</p></div>';
}
// Parsing profile data from Gravatar response
$body = unserialize( wp_remote_retrieve_body( $response ) );
// Is our data in an array?
if ( ! is_array( $body ) ) {
return '<div id="message" class="error"><p>' . __( 'There was an error extracting the profile from Gravatar\'s API. Please try again later.', 'textdomain' ) . '</p></div>';
}
// Shift the profile data, which is two levels deep into an array
$gravatar_profile = current( current( $body ) );
// Place profile in a transient, expire after 12 hours
set_transient( 'gravatar_profile_' . $author_ID, $gravatar_profile, 12 * HOUR_IN_SECONDS );
}
// Return the profile
return $gravatar_profile;
}
<?php
// DO NOT INCLUDE OPENING PHP TAG AND PLACE INTO FUNCTIONS.PHP
add_filter( 'genesis_author_box', 'custom_author_box' );
/**
* Author box
*/
function custom_author_box() {
// Get author data
$author = custom_get_gravatar_profile();
// Set variables
$author_avatar = $author['thumbnailUrl'];
$author_first = $author['name']['givenName'];
$author_last = $author['name']['familyName'];
$author_full_name = $author_first . ' ' . $author_last;
$author_bio = $author['aboutMe'];
?>
<div class="author-box">
<img src="<?php echo esc_url( $author_avatar ); ?>" class="avatar author-avatar alignleft" alt="<?php echo esc_html( $author_full_name ); ?>" title="<?php esc_html( $author_full_name ); ?>" height="70" width="70" />
<p class="author-name"><strong><?php _e( 'About', 'realtor' ); ?> <?php echo esc_html( $author_full_name ); ?></strong></p>
<p class="author-bio"><?php echo esc_html( $author_bio ); ?></p>
<div class="author-box">
<img src="<?php echo esc_url( $author_avatar ); ?>" class="avatar author-avatar alignleft" alt="<?php echo esc_html( $author_full_name ); ?>" title="<?php esc_html( $author_full_name ); ?>" height="70" width="70" />
<p class="author-name"><strong><?php _e( 'About', 'realtor' ); ?> <?php echo esc_html( $author_full_name ); ?></strong></p>
<p class="author-bio"><?php echo esc_html( $author_bio ); ?></p>
<?php if ( $author['accounts'] ) : ?>
<ul class="author-socials">
<?php foreach ( $author['accounts'] as $key => $account ) : ?>
<li class="author-social"><a href="<?php echo esc_url( $account['url'] ); ?>"><i class="genericon genericon-<?php echo esc_html( $account['shortname'] ); ?>"></i></a></li>
<?php endforeach; ?>
</ul>
<?php endif; ?>
</div><!-- .author-box -->
</div><!-- .authorbox -->
<?php }
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[hash] => 28af3e39c0a1fe4c31367c7e9a8bcac3
[requestHash] => 28af3e39c0a1fe4c31367c7e9a8bcac3
[profileUrl] => http://gravatar.com/gregrickaby
[preferredUsername] => gregrickaby
[thumbnailUrl] => http://1.gravatar.com/avatar/28af3e39c0a1fe4c31367c7e9a8bcac3
[photos] => Array
(
[0] => Array
(
[value] => http://1.gravatar.com/avatar/28af3e39c0a1fe4c31367c7e9a8bcac3
[type] => thumbnail
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[currency] => Array
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)
[profileBackground] => Array
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[color] => #
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[familyName] => Rickaby
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)
[displayName] => Greg
[aboutMe] => Design Lead @WebDevStudios. Audio Engineer @WiregrassChurch. Amateur pizza chef and lover of a good brew.
[currentLocation] => Enterprise, Alabama
[accounts] => Array
(
[0] => Array
(
[domain] => facebook.com
[display] => gregrickaby
[url] => http://www.facebook.com/gregrickaby
[username] => gregrickaby
[verified] => true
[shortname] => facebook
)
[1] => Array
(
[domain] => profiles.google.com
[display] => profiles.google.com
[url] => http://profiles.google.com/115960795578445596136
[userid] => 115960795578445596136
[verified] => true
[shortname] => google
)
[2] => Array
(
[domain] => twitter.com
[display] => @GregRickaby
[url] => http://twitter.com/GregRickaby
[username] => GregRickaby
[verified] => true
[shortname] => twitter
)
[3] => Array
(
[domain] => youtube.com
[display] => gregrickaby
[url] => http://www.youtube.com/user/gregrickaby
[username] => gregrickaby
[verified] => true
[shortname] => youtube
)
)
[urls] => Array
(
[0] => Array
(
[value] => http://gregrickaby.com
[title] => My Blog
)
)
)
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