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Adding more pages to author pages

At the moment I have the following code for changing the author_base slug. /** ADD REWRITE RULES **/ function change_author_permalinks() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->author_base = ...
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wp_title() handling of author page

Why doesn't wp_title() display the author's name on an author archive as it does for a category or date archive? How can I hack this functionality? header.php calls: <title><?php wp_title ( ...
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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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Is it possible to set/override default the_author_posts_link to login name?

the_author_posts_link is so handy. But is there now way in WordPress to set/edit the default display name for all new authors? (I know you can manually edit per author). I'd like it to be user_login, ...
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How to control template resolution if both Author and Category filter in place?

The following url resolves to the category template: http://localhost/author/myusername/?category_name=somecategory I have a category-somecategory.php template and just a generic author.php template. ...
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get post author id outside loop

I need to place in post edit dashboard metabox with post author e-mail (or other user meta fields). So it can be edited when admin reviews this post. $meta_id = get_the_author_meta( 'user_email', ...
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Google Authorship on a multi-author blog?

I hav been having some difficulties getting authorship set up for a multi-author blog. Everything appears to be set up correctly, but I am wondering if having multiple rel="author" tags on the home ...
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Set a User as Author of all 'New Posts' posted

An Author 'XYZ' is need to be set as the Default author of all New Posts. Irrespective of the actual Author posting the content, the post should be saved by this author 'XYZ'. Is there a Plugin or ...
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How to check current URL for endpoint in a template file?

What's the best way to check current url for endpoint in a template file? I have a plugin that creates endpoints in author.php... so now i'm trying to check in author.php so that only certain code is ...
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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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Show the author's count of total amount of posts assign to a custom taxonomy term

I have assigned a custom taxonomy named Highlight to posts and I have added a term to it named Featured.  Whenever I want to feature a post, I simply assign it to featured.  To each author, I want ...
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Total Word Count For Posts And Comments By One Author

How can I count words in posts + tags + comments and display the number of total words used by each author ?
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Limit number of posts a user can make per minute?

So I found the solution to limiting a number of posts a user can make per day but not per minute. Here's an excerpt from the code I found on ...
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What is the difference between user_description and description?

In the codex page for the_author_meta, the list of fields available for the function lists both user_description and description. What is the difference between the two?
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Get the excerpt for a post created by the related author

This has been bugging me for ages and can't quite get it working. I'm using the following code in my functions file to enable me to display posts created by the same author as the current single ...
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wordpress plugin that show my reputation (points) in any stackexchange project in my wordpress blogs

I'm seeking for a plugin show my points (reputation) of Stackexchange (not Stackoverflow) in my Wordpress blogs. or other projects in stackexchange like : Superuser Security Serverfault SharePoint ...
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Custom Author Fields + Existing Taxonomy - Integrating the Two Dynamically?

I am trying to integrate both the values from an existing custom taxonomy and custom author profile fields. I would like the values to be used as the options from which an author can select when ...
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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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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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Author must complete profile info before they can publish a post?

I am creating a real estate site where user info is essential part. The author info need to display under their post so that the visitor know how to contact them. Thus, the contact info in profile ...
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Is it possible to disable certain user roles from creating tags?

As a site admin, I'd like to have control over things. I'd like to prevent my contributors and authors ( who generate content for me ) from creating new tags. I don't want that tag taxonomy to turn ...
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get the username of a user in his author page

I've implemented this code inside my author.php file, in order to display the username of the author: <?php printf( "<h4>The blog of<a href='" . get_author_posts_url( get_the_author_meta( ...
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Editing the loop for Author pages

I was wondering if anyone can help me out. I am looking to remove the_content part of the loop on my author pages only. So basically, I just want a list of the author posts with only the title and ...
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how to assign more permission to wordpress author

I have installed jw player plugin so that users of my site could upload their videos. Right now, admin can only see jw player menu on the admin panel and he can only upload videos and use this plugin. ...
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Users roles, make a page belonging to multiple users

I have a website with a lot of users. They are all editor (with same custom roles). They can add page and post, and edit only their own page/post. But some users need the ability to edit some ...
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Getattachment next and previous by author only

Im trying to get the next and previous attachment by the user its currently displaying, this is what I have and it works great except it gets all of the attachments instead of just the ones from a ...
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Having Multiple authors for the same WordPress Plugin

Is it possible to have more than one author for a WordPress plugin using the plugin comment block? I searched for it, but I think it's not possible through the default way. Is there a workaround for ...
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WP-Admin edit.php & post.php slowdown after import of 10k users

Situation: Clean wordpress install No plugins VPS server 5.2ghz / 4gb RAM (Default Directadmin) Import of 10k users Problem: WP-Admin edit.php and post.php take >4sec to load. A custom post ...
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How can I list random authors from current post category?

The following lists authors of the current category. But I want this to be a list of 6 random authors from current post category. foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { $postcat= ...
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Post author is changed to admin after his post is modified by admin

I am writing a plugin which will enable to write posts from front-end. Those posts have to be checked by admin before published. Now if admin edits the post or publishes the post, the post author is ...
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Improving a Stackoverflow “inspired” badge system to display badges in author page

I've been modifying a long abandoned plugin project that provides a Stackoverflow inspired badge system for Wordpress. I have upgraded some of its code so it functions with the new Wordpress version. ...
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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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Limit author image size

Is there a way to limit the size (dimensions) of the image a user can upload to their profile? It looks like Wordpress does do some kind of limiting as uploading a 1024x768 image the result gets ...
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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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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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Allow shortcode in the author bio textarea

Is it possible to make shortcodes available in the Author bio textarea?
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How do I prefix blog post urls as mysite.com/blog/%postname%/ but allow authors to still be located at mysite.com/authors/%nicename%?

I've tried a bunch of things but cannot find a solution that works. I want my site to have the structure: mysite.com/ = homepage mysite.com/blogs/ = blog archive mysite.com/blogs/year/ = blog ...
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Is there any function available to echo current user's profile url?

As of now i'm using this code to echo user's profile url. <?php echo esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ?>user/<?php echo $current_user->user_login ?>"><?php echo ...
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Remove author archive

I'm using wordpress as a CMS. Various users on the staff write posts that get incorporated into pages manually. As far as the outside world is concerned, this is just a bunch of static pages. I ...
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Link to post author but exclude administrator (on single.php)

How to exclude administrators from the code below? So if the current post author has the role of administrator, nothing will show. <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url( ...
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Publish author posts only with editor approval?

I run a multi author blog and i am looking for a non plugin solution. The default author user role in Wordpress can publish posts without any approvel - look at Role Capabilities Wordpress Codex. ...
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Get current users post URL?

I've been trawling through forums but can't find a solution to this. If anyone can help, it would be greatly appreciated! I'm trying to display a link to current users author page (all users have ...
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How to create a page for authors? like www.myblog.com/author/

I have author.php and it's working fine for authors separately. eg: if I click author1 and it goes to www.myblog.com/author/author1 and shows his details if I click author2 and it goes to ...
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How can I set wp_dropdown_users so that it shows only authors?

I want to list in a drop-down box all users who have role "author" How can i do it? Thank you
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Order the users by the date of their latest post

I use the following code for getting the authors of in my multi-author blog and order them by their post count. I want to order them by the date of their last post $authors = ...
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show author image in posts

I need to display author image along with posts. I used the following code to display posts with author image. $the_query = new WP_Query("post_type=post&paged=".get_query_var('paged')); while ( ...
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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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What are 'authors' in Wordpress, and is there an author 'metabox class' available anywhere?

I am trying to outline a new project where I want to give my users the ability to customize their 'profile' pages in my website theme. Concepts like adding in their own background images, choosing ...
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Can I stop authors from changing the font in their post?

I want the site to have a consistent look and feel so want to prevent authors from changing font, font color or font size. Is there a way to either override their choices, or remove the option? ...
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Author page doesn't change after username change [duplicate]

I changed my user profile name with WP-Optimize from 'admin' to 'indie' (not really 'indie', just to show you better) but author page still is available only trough example.com/author/admin - not ...