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Change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname

Hi to the community, is it possible to change the default username slug to nickname if is available? By default the url is something like: http://domain.tld/author/(admin) , is it possible to ...
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Show only oldest post by author

I am working with a heavily customized install of WP. I've set up a specific post type, taxonomy, and roles that gets to use just that post type. Ideally, I'd like to restrict members of that role ...
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How to check if a user (not current user) is logged in?

I need to display the online status (online/offline) for each author page (custom author page template). is_user_logged_in() only applies to the current user and I can't find a relevant approach ...
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Help to condense/optimize some working code

WordPress by default shows ALL posts to users who are Authors. I wanted Authors to only be able to see their own posts so I came up with the following code which works well. Any suggestions to ...
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Prevent Authors from viewing each others Posts

I am setting up a site where there will be multiple users as Author, the owner doesn't want the authors to be able to view each others posts, since there are some meta fields with information he'd ...
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How to set up sub-categories for author pages?

I am setting up Wordpress for a school. They want to enable teachers to have their own section of the site where they can create posts in different categories (assignments, events, etc). I know that ...
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Adding %author% in custom post type URL structure?

I'm trying to do some WordPress URL rewriting ... Specifically I have custom post type that currently works like this: http://mydomain.com/videos/post-title/ But I would like to have it located at: ...
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Author url rewrite

The default author permalink is: http://domain.com/author/{username} How can I do something like this ? http://domain.com/author/{username}/songs http://domain.com/author/{username}/books ...
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Query to return maximum of one post per author

We are introducing a "featured author" area on our site and would like to display the most recent articles by a select group of authors. However, we only want a maximum of one post per author to ...
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Removing the base “Author” or changing it to something else. is it possible?

Is it possible to remove the AUTHOR base? Is it possible change it to postedBy so that the urls is site.com/postedBy/joe And finally, is it possible to remove a custom taxonomy base from the url so ...
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Display a registered user profile page

I have a website where users can register, login and their edit profile, they can comment but not post. What I am looking for is a way to display a user profile page (where I display the gravatar and ...
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Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives

For a user with wiki-update permission only, I want to list their wiki articles in the author archive page. Currently, it comes back with "NOT FOUND Apologies, but ...". I am using the Twenty-ten ...
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How can HTML be allowed in Author Bio?

Is there a way to prevent WP from stripping the HTML from the author bio? I need it to keep my paragraphs. Thanks in advance! :) Edit - Although this question has been answered, I will clarify that ...
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Woocommerce: assign an “author” to a product

I'm developing my first theme for woocommerce. I need to be able to have "authors" (really "designers") assigned to woocommerce products. Is that feasible? I was thinking of using the wordpress ...
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Select subscriber as author of post in admin panel?

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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Different permalink for posts and authors

I tried to avoid ask this question, because I think that must be simple, but after long hours trying to get an answer I cant achieve it. I am trying to get a permalink structure like this: ...
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Show author archive pages for authors with no posts

I have one page for each author, but if the author doesn't have any posts I can't get its variables, because the loop is empty. The page returns empty, no avatar, no info and stuff, the whole site is ...
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list author's posts in author.php

I want to list 10 last posts of author in author.php template. I used this code: <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <li><a href="<?php the_permalink() ...
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How to add author details in the post sidebar?

I would like to add author details in the sidebar instead of bottom of the post? Can anyone tell me how to do that? As of now i'm using like this in the loop <?php $curauthor = ...
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How to make an author archive only for certain user role and show related CPT

Scenario I made a CPT where I'm taking the stakeholder's ID as a custom field. All the stakeholders are actually a WordPress' Registered User with a different role stakeholders - because at some ...
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How to get Author ID outside the loop

I can't get the post author ID outside the loop to make the get_the_author_meta work. So far I've tried different approaches: 1. $author_id=$post->post_author; 2. global $post; ...
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1answer
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Display Author role in archive or author page

I want to display author role on archive and author page outside loop I found this code on stack overflow and it works fine within the loop function get_author_role() { global $authordata; ...
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Authors list Pagination?

WordPress has a built in function to display a list of all of your site’s authors. But there is no option to display their avatars, so all you really get is a text list that links to the author’s ...
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How to Change Author Posts URL

How can I display an authors archive by author id instead author slug like http://example.com/author/author_slug/ to http://example.com/author/123/
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How to make a relationship between books and authors?

I have a book category, but now I would like each book could be concatenated with the author profile page. And the tab for the author to show, in addition to text, the list of books he has written. ...
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How to get a buddypress user profile link and a certain user profile field for the current post author?

I want to replace get_author_link() and get_the_author_meta($feld) with something equivalent to point to the author of the current post Buddypress user profile page and retrieve a specific profile ...
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Authors Page : A page of authors

I'm looking for a way to create a parent authors page and then use the author.php for the individual author pages. I've been out of the loop (no pun) for a couple months and am wondering the best way ...
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How to let contributors to create a new revision(draft) editing their published posts

I'm using a custom post type to let contributors have a personal page on the site. Any time a user registers to my site a script creates a custom type post that has the registering user as author. To ...
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Author page: Comments and Ratings?

I have a mult-author site where the author page gets high traffic. People want to know more about them. I have modified the author page to show more info, some custom fields, etc. but what I'd ...
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Find most recent authors

What I'm looking to do it get the 16 latest posts from 16 different authors. In other words there would be the 16 latest posts, but no one single author would have more that 1 post on the page. The ...
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More posts from the current author

On a multi author WordPress blog I need to show a list with more posts from the current author. The list is inside the Loop, so I can use <?php the_author_meta('first_name'); ?> <?php ...
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the_author_posts_link() for authors of custom post types

I have both regular blog posts and a custom post type in a blog. The page template shows the author posts link. If you click on that link for an author that has authored some posts, that page ...
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Possible to search by author name with default WordPress search function?

I realize improving WordPress's search function is a huge can of worms, but the ONLY additional thing I need it to do is to show results when I search for an author's name. For example, if we have an ...
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Change author permalink

The original urls for users look like /author/login/ Is it possible to replace login by user's id? In my dream urls should become to /users/34/ (34 is user id). Thanks.
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How to set author for post AND post attachments

I have multiple author accounts on one of my WordPress installs. Often I will create a post, and set the author to be a different account. However, when I upload images into that post, their ...
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how can I set the post author of a post I just created with php?

I'm using php to dynamically create a custom post, and I need the author to be someone other than the logged in user. I found this ...
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List authors of site with link and gravatar

I'm trying to do something I assumed would be easy. I assumed wrong. What I want to do is list all the authors of a site on the sidebar, with a link to their respective author page, number of posts ...
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Display Random Author with Details in Sidebar

PHP newbie here, recently decided to have a stab at cobbling together a kooky little 'Random Author Spotlight' feature into my current WordPress theme. I'm almost done, but I've hit something of a ...
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Display posts with author in the url with custom post types

I'm having a really difficult time with this. I have a multi-user gallery site. Each author has his own page that lists the author's posts (this is a custom post type). I have made it so that the ...
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How to hide/redirect the author page

I have a website where I let people subscribe. I would like to only show the author page for actual authors who have written a post. I wrote this code that checks for post the problem is I can't use a ...
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Display all authors and their only one latest post

I have a website with many authors and posts. I need to create a list of all authors and for each one display his latest post (not posts, only one post). This better explains what I need: <ul> ...
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Automatically assign posts by author to a specific category

Some of the authors in my blog must always add their posts to a specific category each time they post. Sometimes they forget this so therefore I'm wondering if there are any ways to automatically ...
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pagination in author.php template returns 404 error

Hi to the community!!! I need some help with pagination in author.php template. I have pagination working in all my loops except in authors.php that i get a 404 error. In my settings/reading i have ...
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1answer
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Don't send notification if author comments his own post plugin help?

is there any way to set an IF statement, that If the author of the post commented or replied on his own post that the wp notification is not sent to him, only if a different user comments he would ...
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Get avatar of the logged-in user in Wordpress

How can I get a user avatar to display in the header of my WordPress site? I've tried: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url($post->post_author); ?>" title="<?php the_author_meta( ...
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Extend WordPress search to include user search

There is many a WordPress plugin out there that enhances WordPress search but I have yet to find a plugin that will add user search. Search Everything used to have the functionality but was removed ...
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How can I publish a post with two or more authors?

A friend and I have a Wordpress blog and we want to be able to publish a post with more than one author. How can I do this?
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Query posts distinct authors

I am trying to get post from a category ordered random, but making sure that the author does not repeat itself. So I have this query which works as intended, but there is the chance that the author ...
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Display all comments or recent comments per user on author page

I have author pages for each author and I want to see all of their comments (or all of their recent comments) if I click on their nickname. How can I do this? I tried the beneath code, but that does ...
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Get the author of the latest revision

I would like to display the author (username) of the latest revision of a post from inside the loop. I tried get_the_author(), which echoes the username and $post->post_author(), which returns the ...