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Search by word, category, tag, author

I want to make a search page, offering search functionalities by: 1) word 2) tag 3) category 4) author Can you recommend any technique, any guideline as per how to tackle this?
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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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Front-end login: Redirect user to the post they had created

Is is possible to redirect a user on front end login to a post that they have created? I have the form below on the front end which works great to log people in but doesn't quite achieve what I want. ...
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Let user edit his own comment

can I allow user to edit his own comment (without, username, url, or mail) on front-end. For example simple form on custom worpdress page with his comment and submit button. Thank you all in advance! ...
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Comment Author Name In Reply Form

I have enabled comment replies in my blog. Lets say there is a comment Nick has written... when I'm gonna reply, I want to display a message "Replying to Nick" in the reply's form header. Anyone knows ...
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Is there a way to prevent author change when editor/administrator edits a post?

As an administrator when I change or edit a post of an author (for example add a category through quick edit) the author of the post changes. We do not want this to happen. Is there a way to prevent ...
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How To Remove The Author(s) From Certain Posts

There are certain posts on the website I'm developing, that don't need the author(s) by-line. (such as press releases) Is there any method, that allows me to remove the author (and co-authors) for ...
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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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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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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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the_author_posts_link css class

Currently I'm styling as project where I need to add a custom CSS to the_author_posts_link(). I want to add the class "blog-link" with the the_author_posts_link() . How do I add a css class to it?
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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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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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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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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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Current post's author name in the author meta tag

I am trying to add the current post's author as the content for the meta author tag. I wrapped this particular meta in an is_single condition and then tried: <meta name="author" content="<?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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Getting author page slug from get_users() or get_userdata() functions

wp_list_authors() gives a list of author pages permalinks (site.com/author/john, site.com/author/jenny, etc). I want the same links using get_users() or get_userdata() functions instead. I need these ...
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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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How can an author be subscribed to the posts of another author and receive notifications of the new posts?

What I'm trying to achieve is to implement a function that will enable an author, when registered and browsing the front-end, to have the option of following other authors of the site and receiving ...
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Getting a list of custom posts by author

I'm trying to have a page where a user can view all of the custom post types after they click on an author from a previous page, but I'm having no luck with anything I can find in the built-in PHP ...
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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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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 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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Change Comment Author Display Name

I am trying to change the comment author name (or more specifically, the review author in WooCommerce) to be First name Last Initial (e.g., "John D." for "John Doe"). I got most of the way there with ...
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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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Get the user type of an author

I'm working on a site and I need to get the type of user the author is so I can mark it. The idea is that if an Admin level user post something it has a [ADMIN] tag or something next to their name. I ...
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Making Wordpress author follow button, need missing ingredient

So i'm trying to make a follow button in wordpress where users can press a button that allows them to follow an author they like. (No, i'm not interested in buddypress) What i've done so far is use ...
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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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How to get author's name by author's id

I want to show recent posts like this. <ul id="recent-posts"> <?php foreach( wp_get_recent_posts() as $recent ){ ?> <li> <a href="<?php echo ...
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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 ...