'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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Create Wordpress bio without backend

I am trying to give users the option to create a user bio, so that it will be displayed in author boxes. However, I do not give my users the option of going through the backend of my website. How ...
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How to use Buddypress xProfile field as Wordpress Bio

First time using this forum. I need some serious help with this question. I am trying to display a user's bio without using the backend. Reason being, I do not allow my users to go through the backend ...
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How to get the Author type Label Language

I am working on a plugin and I need to have the word 'Author' appear in whatever language is set in the wordpress settings. I have achieved this for the words: Posts and Pages using this code: $...
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If post author ID is..show that

i would like to display a custom adrotate Group everytime if a user ID matches the script. So i created: if (is_author('1')) { echo adrotate_group(8); } elseif (is_author('70')) { echo adrotate_group(...
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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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ACF Relationship - Exclude pages not created by author

I have pages that I would like to exclude in a ACF relationship field. My field name is products and the following code excludes the pages with id 9, 10 or 11. add_filter('acf/fields/relationship/...
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Prevent author role from editing all posts in custom post type?

I thought the Author role was only allowed to edit posts created by that author. That works in Posts and Pages, but I created a custom post type and the author can edit ALL posts in that post type. Do ...
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Programatically change post author

Given a user id, $user_id, and post id, $post_id, how can I programatically update a wordpress post author? Note: these posts are already created and the author cannot be set upon creation. Another ...
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Custom loop for custom post type for current author

I need to edit the below code to only display posts for the current logged-in user/author. It is currently within a Wordpress theme page template file and works well. Any help would be appreciated as ...
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Show author on every sub-page

Is it possible to display the author on all pages (not blog-entries) who created it? Every plugin I find is for blog-posts.
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Sticky post of current viewing author?

How to show sticky post of current browsing author on author.php template? $sticky = get_option( 'sticky_posts' ); rsort( $sticky ); $sticky = array_slice( $sticky, 0, 5000 ); query_posts( array( '...
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Different values for get_author_posts_url and get_the_author (posts 2 posts)

Caveat- I'm not a programmer, I'm a designer that has taught myself basic php/wordpress theming. This is a very specific question, I realize, but I'm hoping the experts can help me find some ...
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Redirect Every Instance of The Author Template Pages to Custom Author Pages

What I'm looking to do is actually a simple redirect, but for the EVERY page contained in the /author/ slug. The working slug I want to redirect to is /team/. For example, if someone were to type in:...
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Change author permalink to external URL

There are several questions here on wordpress.SE that explain how you can change the author slug in the author permalink URL, e.g. from http://your.blog.tld/author/author_slug/ to http://your.blog.tld/...
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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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Give Author users the right to embed

I'm trying to allow "author" users to embed in posts. I (the administrator) can iframe, embed, etc...., but authors can not. Can someone show me to give authors 'just' the ability to embed and ...
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Display Authors avatars when more than one author

On a blog, i'm using the following to display the post authors avatars: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url(get_the_author_meta( 'ID' )); ?>" style="color:#ffffff;"><?php echo ...
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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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Removing /author/ slug from URL gives 404

After hours of searching and trying different functions, I've finally successfully removed the /author/ from all of our users profile URLs. So its just /username/ However, when new users register ...
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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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show latest authors blog post

how do you display the latest authors blog post? I have the below code: <?php $author = get_the_author(); $args = array( 'numberposts' => '1', 'author'=>$author ); $recent_posts = ...
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Displaying custom post types in author.php

I am trying to modify my author.php page so that it includes the custom post types which the author has added. The below is what I have where it first displays the normal posts, and then displays the ...
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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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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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How to show featured image block in custom post type for Author?

I made a custom post type "Dream". Here is the code: //Add custom post type by Akash add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type'); function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'dream',...
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Authors divided alphabetically

I'd like to create a page on my site listing all of the site's contributors with info like their bio, URL, etc.. I found this code which is perfectly suited for my needs. However, what I'd like to ...
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How to create a profile page for specfic / custom user role members?

I am trying to create a profile page for every user if his / her role is a custom role. Ive created a custom role in my site. Now this is the default role is assigned to the members when they ...
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How to get all possible arguments for a wordpress function

I'm trying to get all arguments for function get_the_author_meta() or the_author_meta() because I have custom profile fields such as "parent name" and so, not only the normal arguments which is in ...
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Guest Author - How to display posts on /author/ archive page

I have used the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to create all the data elements for a company leadership directory page and management bio pages. On the site blog, management will not be posting ...
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Add admin bar link to edit author

I am trying to allow my editors and admins to click to "Edit Author" as they would "Edit Post" or "Edit [Custom Post Type]" from the admin bar when they are on a page like /authors/jdoe (Note: I do $...
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How can I show a custom post type for users in the authors.php file?

Here is the code I have. It is showing 100 custom post known as campaigns. I need it to only show the current users. So author/joe should only show joe's campaigns. <?php if(isset($_GET[...
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Authors in menu, template list post by author

Can i get a specific author in main menu and when you click on it to see all the post buy this author. Also i need to see all posts ordered by authors too in the menu. In what template should it build,...
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Author posts url… way to get display name to be url instead of user's ID?

I'm trying to get my authors blog post byline content to link to their archive page of posts. I've got everything working, but would rather the author post link be: http://example.com/author/...
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How can I set a maximum allowed post size and number of posts submitted?

How can limit the size of posts that authors can create on my WordPress site and the number of posts they can create?
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Author list based on recently active

My list of authors is now based on post count and I would like it to be based on recently active user. My idea was trying changing the orderby to post_date but it has no effect. Any suggestions to how ...
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How to have a static category/author page?

I'm using a static front page with my theme and it's convenient and just nice. I'd like to do the same for the category and author pages as well. I can't find this asked yet... My reasons are... • I ...
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Check If comment author is registered

It should be simple, but I tried some codes, none does the trick. Searched on Google, nothing there either. Simply check if the comment author is a registered user (so I can add some code for it), ...
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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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Find custom post type url by author

In my blog (multi authors) I have posts and a custom post type named (listing_type). In the site an author can have only 1 listing and many blog posts, and I need to find the listing url published by ...
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Problem displaying replies as part of author's latest comments on author page

I've based a lot of my method on this thread here I can currently display 5 latest comments on an author template page. I want to display the latest 3 replies from any user for each 'main' comment (...
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Get x recent posts by author?

So I have ten authors on my site, and I want to designate a section where it shows the ten authors and their 5 latest posts in the form of the post title linking to the post. I tried using the ...
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Commenter should see only his comments in wordpress

I'm building a site for a research and my participants will be all logged in to use the site. I would like to make these participants able to see only their own comments, so other users' comments will ...
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What do you put in child themes author tag?

What is the common practice in authoring child themes ? I mean, if I make child theme of some free theme should I put myself as author or should I keep the name of the original themes author ? 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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redirect “about author” code to about page

I'd like to redirect/change this code <a href='" . $wp_about_author_author['posts_url']. "' title='". $wp_about_author_author['name'] ."'>". apply_filters( 'wp_about_author_name', $...
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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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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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How Can I Call Up The Author's Name on a Post

For some reason my by author disappeared and I cant turn it back on. I know where I want to put it on single.php at the end of the post, but I can't figure out what code I have to put in for it to ...
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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 ...