Allowing more than the basic HTML stylings in the author description region

As is the case with the excerpt region, and the category description region, the “description” area in the user profile only allows very rudimentary HTML to be used. This is probably mandatory for any site where there are many users … especially when membership is open. However when there is good privilege control, it can be handy to be able to dress up the description tag. To do so, insert the following into the functions.php file of the active theme:

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