The details shared here apply to the most recent versions of our Turbo, Flex, Parallax, Retina, Mobilia and Responsive themes. To keep your theme up to date, check out this helpful document.
Editing or adding a biography of a blog author, which is typically shown at the end of a blog post, is easy to do through Shopify account profiles and enabling a setting in the Theme Editor (customize).
Step 1: In order to add or edit a biography, from the Shopify Admin, head into Settings > Accounts. Then, select the staff member from the Staff Accounts section.
Step 2: On the Staff member's page, you can add/edit the Bio:
If you want to update the blog author's photo as well, follow these steps. Updating it in the Shopify admin will not affect biographies.
Step 3: Once you've added the bio, you'll need to head into your Theme Editor to enable it on the Blog Post. Navigate to your Blog Post by going into Online Store > Themes > Customize > Select "Blog Post" from the the drop-down page selector. Your theme editor on the left will then update with the Post settings.
Step 4: Under Sections > Blog Post, check off the "Show author" setting.
If you're on the Turbo theme, the setting will be called "Show author bio."
If you're on the Flex theme, you will need to click "Add content" > select Author and Social Share as a content block > check off the "Show author bio" setting.