Author Pages are those pages that you’ll find yourself into if you click on anauthor Name or Picture. These collection of options help you define how this pages would look like.
Select your preferred layout for the author page, would you like a right, left or no sidebar at all?
Once you’ve decided where you want to show a sidebar (if any) Select which one to show.
The drop down menu will list all of your Sidebars, you simply choose one. Feel free to <a href=”http://docs.creiden.com/circleflip/theme-options-2/sidebars/”>create a sidebar</a> specially for the author page.
Posts per Page
Now select the number of posts to show per page, say you clicked on an author name “Jhon Doe” and jhon is the author of 100 posts, how many posts per page you want to display?
Set the order in which the selected posts appear in, this order is applied according to the publish date of these posts.