'Author' in the WP context can refer to two different things: the person who has written a certain post/page or the role a user has.

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How can I disable author and hide their posts?

I want to disbale authors and after that they gonna be hide such as their posts, media and etc. also on the contrary of above , when i active authors their posts display to every one Any idea?
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Multiple custom post type authors

I've got a custom post types that I would like to make editable by several users. I saw some solutions that used the plugin co-author plus but this only works if I set the authors using the admin ...
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author.php get current id of author for advance custom field

I'm not sure why there is no result with advance custom fields. i use get_the_author_meta('ID') for other information since it's work with single.php but i want also to display the information of ...
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Display Authors in a grid loop

I currently have the following php code which gives me a list of all the current WordPress authors, including their name and avatar. <?php printf('<h1>%s</h1>', the_title()); ...
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get author comment id by comment id

I need to get author id by comment id Example FunctionName($CommentID); Return Author ID
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Migrate different author's content to current author

I have a blog and after several years and server exchange there are different authors' names , although only one wrote. Can I migrate them to the current author? Any tips or ideas? Maybe with MySQL ...
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author.php with ACF and CPTs

As I write this, I'll do my best to avoid an XY Problem. What I'm trying to do: I'm trying to build an author.php template that: displays data from Advanced Custom Fields on the user's Profile ...
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Hide specific admin users' posts

I'm currently trying to modify my WordPress site so that Authors can not see a specific Admin's posts while editing, but are still able to see each other's posts (as well as the other Admins). With ...
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I want to link an author to everything from any post type that they publish on the website

I'm trying to create/add a widget to a client's website that lists all non-admin authors and links to their posts. I've been able to do that but one of the authors posts, almost exclusively, using a ...
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Cannot retieve the_content() and the_author() - both returning empty strings

I am creating the following code to display open graph meta data in the header of my single.php page add_action('wp_head', 'mycode_add_og_meta_tags', 5); function mycode_add_og_meta_tags () { ?> ...
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Condition within single.php to send an email to the post author

I have this piece of code (below) that checks if the post was modified within the past 7 days. I'd like another piece of code that I can insert where "Needs Updating" is that will send a basic email ...
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Author Page Create Link to Page That Lists All Author's Posts?

In my author.php page, I'm wanting to create a link that sends the user to a list of all posts by that author. I thought this was a built in function of WordPress, but having trouble finding the ...
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Restrict one post per author

I'm trying to create an events plugin and so far, I'm through with the following: A short-code that displays a form on the front-end to the user. The event display page that renders the output. '...
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hide something in single page if current author has only one post

I'm trying to hide a div in a single page if the current author of the post has only one post. Any ideas on how to achieve this? <?php hide or don't display if current author has only 1 post ?> ...
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Hook to change Author Info

Is there a hook or filter that will allow me to change the author of a post when someone views the page? Thanks!
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Modify Author Pages to All Users

I have displayed user details in author page. But it works on authors only. How to make author page works for all users?
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Best way to change the author's name on view only

I'm developing a plugin that allows users to sign in and make posts. However, I have a substantial number of users and don't want them to be added as users in WordPress's user database, so I have my ...
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Incorporate Co-Authors Plus template tags into Unpress theme

I am not quite familiar with coding and need help. Currently, I am managing a website that uses UnPress theme on Wordpress and installing co-author plus pluggin. I would like to incorporate the ...
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using session var to filter author media gallery

I got a problem to solve and would like to know if I'm looking the right way to solve this. I have a site where multiple authors can upload images and they all have a profile page (author.php) where ...
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Use author author display name in permalink structure for pages and posts

I need to add the author name as a subdirectory prefix for all user's posts and pages. For example: example.com/johndoe/ //The author page for John Doe example.com/johndoe/category/test-post/ //Test ...
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Get WordPress to use another custom “author.php” file (“custom-author-file.php”)

currently, this example code in WordPress: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url(get_the_author_meta('ID')); ?>"><?php the_author(); ?></a> turns into: <a href="http:/...
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Author archive only for custom post type

I want to create an author archive for only custom post type. This page will includes only custom posts by the author. And url structure should be example.com/portfolio/author/author-name/ I don't ...
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Return subpages of an author if the parent page was published by an other author

I just stumbled over an issue while programming my own WordPress theme and I need your help. I defined an author.php file which should display the static pages and the blog pages of a given author. ...
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Changing the Category for all posts of an Author

I'm trying to change the category for all posts of an author. I've been looking on here for about an hour and haven't found a solution.. Any help would be greatly appreciated :) Thanks, j03
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How to get attachements URL from author meta and display them?

I created a form for edit author with "WP User Frontend" and I use a custom meta field for multi upload images that can upload 6 images, with meta name 'management_certi'. My problem is I can display ...
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Unpublish Authors With not Fulfilled Fields

I want to unpublish profiles of users that doesn't have all extra fields that I've created filled. I use a custom meta_query in a user taxonomy in order to filter those authors, and that work, but it ...
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WP_Query (list) posts according to author's custom field

I'm trying to work out or even find a way to list all the posts according to a custom field of the authors. I'm using WP User Frontend Pro and the plugin allows me to create custom fields for the user/...
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query post by author gender

I'm using utimate member plugin on my website. for each member (author), I have a field to store the member gender. (Homme / Femme). the data is stored in my database, inside wp_usermeta. meta key ...
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Get current user posts number inside bp-custom.php

I need to get the number os CPTs displayed author publish to define if a new nav item will be showed or not. But it's not working. The var_dump return 0: add_action( 'bp_setup_nav', function() { ...
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Declare global var from Template File and use it in Functions.php

I am using the wpseo_title filter to rewrite the authors page titles from my site. I have the following code in author.php template: <?php global $author_page_titles; $author_page_titles = ...
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How do I retrieve a users' last 5 posts?

How do I retrieve a particular users last 5 blog posts? Currently, I am trying the following approach, but it seems that it is retrieving the actual post titles and permalinks: <?php $...
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loop authors with permalinks to posts for custom post type

I have created a custom post type called "adoptions", I have created an adoption-page.php and a single-adoptions.php. In the adoptions-page.php I have loop which displays all the current post from ...
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Save Hist in Author Pages by Date (Year and Month)

I'm trying to save the hits that a page receives in the database so I can display them in the front-end if required. I need the hits that an author pages receives and save them by month. I'm a bit ...
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Filter posts by author and category simultaneously

I'd like to include in my website a feature for users to only see posts from a certain author and a certain category. I'm able to do it separately but I can't seem to understand how to do it ...
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Multiple Sub Domain Names - One WP Install (non-Multisite) - Default Each Sub Domain name to AUTHOR Archive

Use case is somewhat simple - here goes: Unlimited people share a single wordpress install - not multi-user Each person blogs and puts their posts in a their own unique author archive Each person's ...
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Getting the current author (it has changed) of a post, not the original author

I'm trying to get the author's avatar, first name and last name and their bio(description). Luckily I found out how to do do just that, using several functions from the WordPress codex. What I'm ...
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Disable edit certain pages for author

How can I restrict editors to edit some pages (ID) in my wordpress site? The author can see those pages but should hide edit option. I have tried this snippet but it does not work: function ...
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Replace Gravatar with img URL for avatars

I have many, many WordPress authors. For each, I have used the custom wp_usermeta profile field "photo_url" to store URLs for different remotely-hosted avatar images. I am currently displaying these ...
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Get total post from an author

I want to display some data from an author on my loop with this code: Avatar <?php echo get_avatar( $q->ID, 255 ); ?> Name. <?php echo get_the_author_meta('display_name', $q->ID);?&...
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Display Authors Selectively

can I check if it's possible to hide some of the authors and display them selectively? For example, I would like to display Jerrell Seah (no avatar shown) into one of the main 12 who have avatars. ...
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add post type support not showing edit author options for all users

Need to allow all users (admins) to be able to edit the authors of a post. Added this to my wp-admin.php in the inc/functions folder but is hasn't worked: add_action( 'init', '...
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Allow authors to post only in categories they create in WordPress

I'm looking for a way to allow users with an assigned WordPress role (in my case, author) to create new categories and then automatically be restricted to only posting in those categories or the ...
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Author archive doesn't work [closed]

I'm trying to solve an issue on my website : www.jack35mm.fr I didn't make the theme (just bought it), but the thing is : the author archive page doesn't work. I mean : http://www.jack35mm.fr/author/...
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Limit posts per author role (excluding admin) in home page

I have multiple authors in my site and want to show just one, the latest post from each one, excluding the administrators. So, if for example: admin1 has posted 4 posts admin2 posted 3 posts ...
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List of authors posts minus very latest

I'm creating an authors.php page to display all the posts for the author clicked. But the list(s) needs to show the very first / latest post so I can style it diferently than the rest of the posts? ...
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How to restrict author to only access one custom post type ?

My installed Wordpress have 4 custom post type and 1 default post type. Basically what i want is that the author can also access particular one custom post type. Author must not see other post types.
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Show authors own posts AND all other authors published posts in dashboard

In the Backend Posts section I'm looking to show only the logged in authors posts and all other published posts. e.g. Author 1 has 3 drafts and 1 published post. Author 2 has 4 drafts and 1 published ...
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Display a link to the author's twitter account

I would like to amend some code to provide a link to the twitter page of the post author, where it exists, instead of the standard link to the archive of that user's posts. I have used the following ...
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Displaying friend's posts only

So I am using the WPMU Dev friends plugin which adds functionality for WP members to search for friends and to add new friends etc. There is a specific function defined in the PHP file which says it ...
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Display emails of users who already posted at least once

I need to display on a page the list of emails of the users who already posted once on my site. I have this snippet of code: global $wpdb; $min_posts = 1; $author_ids = $wpdb->get_col("SELECT `...