'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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Link to Author archive from Navigation Menus in dashboard?

I'd like to display a grid of authors on my site showing the name of the author and their avatar. The tricky part is, I'd like to be able to control this from the Menus page in the dashboard so I have ...
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Change the author slug from nickname to ID

I've changed the default registering option by allowing people to sign up with their e-mail addresses. They also have an option to add their firstname, lastname but it's not required. // Allow email ...
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How to let a user choose an authors and save it to the database?

I have a multi-author Wordpress site which reads different rss feeds and posts them to my page. I was wondering if it is possible to make a code that would provide an opportunity to registered user ...
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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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check if author has published posts in custom post type, then send mail

I have a site where people can submit drafts to a custom post type from the frontend. Once a user submits the form, a new WP user is created. If the user is logged in the submitted user e-mail ...
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How to change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname and deal with Special Characters

I need to change the author slug from username to nickname: This is what is set by default: http://domain.tld/author/(username) This is what I need: http://domain.tld/author/(nickname)-(author-ID) ...
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Include admins in author drop-down on edit post screen

In the back-end when editing a post there is a dropdown to select post author which is populated by registered usernames. But, users with an admin role do not appear in the list, there is an "Admin" ...
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Co-Authors Plugin Displaying Wrong Author

I'm using the Co-Authors Plugin and some posts have multiple authors: in functions.php function my_get_multiple_authors(){ if ( function_exists( 'coauthors_posts_links' ) ) { ...
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How to add the author search in the default wordpress search?

I would like to include the author search in the default WordPress search. Is there any way of doing this? right know it retrieves all the posts with the permalinks and author names. same way i need ...
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Change base URL of pages created by certain users

Currently on wordpress all pages are created under the base URL (example.com/{PAGE}). Currently I am aware you can change the permalink of posts to example.com/{author}/{POST} but can this also be ...
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Advanced author permalinks

I'm trying to build permalink structure for author archives that would allow me to display different custom post types posts in 'subpages/subarchives' of author archive. So the idea is to change this:...
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How can I add an author-box below a post?

I would like to have a box below each blogpost with information about the author. These screenshots are examples for what I would like to have: Links that could help: I've found these links ...
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How to set post author to custom post field via front-end form?

hope someone can help. I have my WP install configured to capture posts via a front-end form. Users do not log in, which is an explicit requirement. The author should be set based on a custom post ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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add meta box in author tag in wordpress post

By default the Author Metabox on the post editor displays only a drop down to set the author of that respective post/page. I'd like the author's contact info (email address) displayed on the Author ...
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inserting an if statement in wp_notify_postauthor

I'm trying to use the following code below in a plugin i made to send an email to the post author on a comment update. It works but causes problems when creating the custom post type "ticket". I have ...
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Author info does not show up when author has no posts

When author has no posts, it does not display author name or bio (below code). I tried http://codex.wordpress.org/Author_Templates#Custom_Author_Information but it give me Notice: Trying to get ...
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How to Move Comments from a Page to Author Page?

I created an About Me page (let's call it Page A) for my site, but now I'd like to move much of that content onto my author page and use Page A for more of an About This Site type thing. The problem ...
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Send in for review instead of publishing posts

I'm using a script to add multiple editors to a specific post (custom post type), so when they login, they only can edit the posts they are linked to. The problem is, when a user edits a posts, he can ...
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Order Authors by custom field

we just relaunched our blog and one important thing was to set up a page which shows the authors, which worked. But now my chef wants me to sort them in a specific order: there are some authors who '...
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two author templates for same user

Is it possible to have two authorĀ“s templates? I have a list of registered users and when visitor clicks on a user name (user 1) it takes them to a public profile of that person using author.php. Is ...
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Show a full list of writers articles in their archives

The writers archives are only displaying articles for the current month. Meaning, every article they've done before this month isn't showing. :( Its says "show more" but nothing opens. This is causing ...
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How to conditionally check for author archive when is_author() fails to work because the author has no posts

I am using the author archive to output user profiles, however the is_author() function only works if the author has a post. If I visit an author archive page directly IE: /author/author-11, it has ...
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Allow users to change author of post

I want to allow people to ghost-write for other people. This is why I've made a custom taxononomy in my custom post types called Author filled with all the author names. Now I realize it's probably ...
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Show author box of custom post type

I have installed a plugin to create ads listing but in the single ads page there is not the metabox author. What I want is to show below any single ad listing a box with listing's author info. I ...
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How do you add Author and date Published on Category Pages?

I made a category on my Wordpress site. when i write any post and tag it in the category, the post displaying on the category pages in a neat way, everything is fine. But Google webmaster tools are ...
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How to remove author/user name from url

this is my first question here and i'm new to wordpress. facing a problem like my site user name is showing into the url and get indexed by Google although i have replaced that user name with a new ...
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how to Specifies an author / editor to edit one category only?

let me say i have a news website and it have many categories like sports ,politics and art . so i want to specify or select one of my authors "Bob" to be an editor for sports only for example .... how ...
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Wordpress Author Posts Review After Every Change In The Same Wordpress Post

guys pardon my english, I am new to wordpress & I have been trying to set up a wordpress website for product reviews where new users will submit their reviews for the product/products. New user ...
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How to add authors contact info to author metabox in post editor?

By default the Author Metabox on the post editor displays only a drop down to set the author of that respective post/page. I'd like the author's contact info (email address) displayed on the Author ...
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Assign uploaded file to user

I'm developing a project in which I need to give the logged in user (editors) the option to "give" that uploaded file (media) to a specific user. In other words, i want to add an additional field in ...
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Show the online status of the current post's author

Is there a way that I can show the online status (Either online or offline) of the author of the post that a site visitor is viewing? I imagine it's something to do with the Transients API (http://...
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Guest posts with author's url and twitter photo

There's an urgent need for my school website to allow Guest Posts for essay assignments of students. The guest posts submitted by students should provide each student with his/her own url where one ...
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URLs to user page is broken

My domain is http://mongage.com I don't know what happened to my site. the user URL linking to author/user page is broken. I switched to a new theme, but no success. I am using thentythirteen and the ...
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Add new user and user bio at same time

Note this is not referring to any type of author bio display but rather how it's entered via the Admin. As it stands now, the new user screen doesn't have any author bio field. It's only after you ...