'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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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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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= $category-&...
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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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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 $recent ){ ?> <li> <a href="<?php echo get_permalink($recent['...
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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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no emails for a user account

Is it possible to create a user account without an email. Just a username? I saw that there is a plugin to allow multiple authors under one email. Does anyone have any recommendations on other ways ...
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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 $current_user->...
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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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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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hide something in single page if current author has only one post

I'm trying to hide a div in a single page if the current author of the post has only one post. Any ideas on how to achieve this? <?php hide or don't display if current author has only 1 post ?> ...
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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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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 www....
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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 = get_users('role=author&...
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How we can get the author ID by its Name

How can i retrieve the author id if i have its name. I have fornt end form any user can enter the author name to filter the posts by author name so after that how can i get author id. Or there is any ...
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How do I create a separate page for each author?

I am working on a website where I have authors listed on a custom-made author's page using code adapted from this site: http://bavotasan.com/2011/an-even-better-author-list-in-wordpress/. When you ...
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How do I get the author's page url from their ID?

What is the best way to get the author's page url, so http://example.com/author/user73, from their ID number?
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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 ...
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Custom Post Type and Labels

I was wondering if there is a way to edit the default field labels on a custom post, for example instead of the author field saying "author" have it say "keynote speaker" I found one solution listed ...
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Show author post count in sidebar - Variable

I need to display something of a mini author statistic in my sidebar on the single posts page. I'm using the PHP code widget, to allow me to insert PHP code into a widget. What I've done is run a loop ...
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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 http://...
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Send transactional email: first user's post

I want to add this piece of code to my functions.php file, so that when a user creates its first post, he receives an email to congratulate him. function set_mail_html_content_type() { return '...
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Showing author's page with no posts

I'm building a meet the team page, which will be included all team members. I'm using the author.php file template. I have a page that shows all authors (it works with authors who have no posts). ...
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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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Root level category, tag, author and archive pages to work

I want root level Wordpress urls to work for category, tag, author and archive page. For example right now categories pages are. domain.com/category/cat-name/ it shows posts under cat-name category....
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Why are authors allowed to approve comments on their posts? How to revoke privilege?

I was under the impression that only admins/editor roles can approve comments however our authors are able to do so as well on their own posts. I want to disable the ability for an author to approve ...
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Pagination 404 errors for author posts query on author.php

I'm trying to query all posts by an author and paginate them on the author.php page. I've tried messing with the WP default blogs per page settings and that doesn't help. I've looked at other posts ...
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Order query by post meta value

//Displaying latest post per author on front page function filter_where($where = '') { global $wpdb; $where .= " AND vipwp_posts.id = (select id from {$wpdb->prefix}posts p2 where p2....
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Force display name as full name

Is there a way I can force all users display names to be Firstname Lastname or alternatively change this to be the default?
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Show different badge based upon the user role

Problem I have authors page and I need to display a different badge for Authors and Subscribers. Authors on the site have certain abilities that differ from Subscribers and I would like to display a ...
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How to group the loop posts in a particular by author?

I have links going to category pages on a WordPress blog. These category pages show all the posts that are in that category and sub-categories. I want to group these lists by the authors. I guess ...
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Author can only see own post comment and can moderate

I am trying to make things work like where author can see only them post comment in admin comment section and they can moderate as well. While admin should have all permission. I am having one code ...
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How to automatically remove links from WordPress Biographical Info?

I want to automatically remove any kind of links from author's Biographical Info instead of doing it manually everytime. Whenever a user adds any link to the Biographical Info box, it should be ...
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Plugin for an author bio popup box?

Looking at the below article, I took a liking to the way the author included his bio (as a clickable little bio box that pops up). http://saveyourself.ca/articles/why-does-pain-hurt-so-much.php ...
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Comments do not respect display_name setting, how to make plugin to overcome this

When I post something on Wordpress, it's posted with my display name. However if I change my display name, posts posted by me will be updated with the new author. Comments will stay with the old name....
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How to link avatar and nickname to profile

On the single post page I want to link the avatar function to the author profile, but I tried <a href="<?php the_author_posts_link(); ?>"> <img src="<?php echo get_avatar($post->...
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Show selected value in a drop down menu

I have a multisite setup and I am adding some additional information fields in the profile edit screen in my theme's dashboard. I am primarily using text fields however I have a drop down selection ...
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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 http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5759359/wordpress-manually-set-the-...
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Author website URL

I've assigned a specific html page (let's call it an author bio page) to each user in the 'website' field within the user admin area. How do I get that URL to display within a single page post? I'm ...