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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Show info to author only

I'm writing my own plugin. works like this: function myfunc (){ $a = 'hello'; // the sentence what Am looking for: if ( user is logged and is the author of current post / page ){ ...
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Author custom fields post meta, the code?

If I wanted to get a custom field of the current user I would use something like this. <?php echo get_user_meta($user_info->ID,'address_line_2',true);?> This time however I want the author so ...
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List authors of site with link and gravatar

I'm trying to do something I assumed would be easy. I assumed wrong. What I want to do is list all the authors of a site on the sidebar, with a link to their respective author page, number of posts ...
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Showing Post Counts of One's (Author) Own in the admin post list

How can I show user's post counts of one's (Author) own in the admin post list (edit.php) instead of all post count of the system? like published (10), Draft (5) ... of his own or logedin user. ...
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List user comments in author page

I'm trying to display a list of the author comments in the authors page but it only shows No comments made. How can I list user comments in the authors page? <?php $args = array( 'user_id' ...
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How can I add an Author filter to the Media Library?

By default the WordPress Media Library allows you to filter results by their type or date. How can I add a third drop down to list and filter by author? Currently we have this: I'd like to have ...
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Comment displaying full name even after setting another display name?

I've tried everything ... Changing the display name of the user: Changing the author name of the comment: But it doesn't work. The author name of the post is still the user's full name: Why ...
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What capability allows someone to change a page's/post's author?

I know that by default that administrators and editors can change the author of a page/post, but those with an author role can't. What role capability allows this? Is there a way to give this ...
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Storing Array from returned database query and using the array in a new query

I'm currently storing results in a variable from a db table like this : $followed = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT user_id1 FROM wp_um_followers WHERE user_id2 = 1", ARRAY_A); This returns an array ...
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Not getting author rank when using return

I am implementing a section in my website to get the top 5 authors using this code. function ranked_authors(){ $usrs = get_users('role=contributor'); $countarr = array(); foreach ($usrs as ...