'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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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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Change Author Name to Sitename on Frontend

How can I change the author name on the frontend to be the sitename instead without modifying theme? I am basically looking for something that I can package as plugin on my site that will no longer ...
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How to add authors contact info to author metabox in post editor?

By default the Author Metabox on the post editor displays only a drop down to set the author of that respective post/page. I'd like the author's contact info (email address) displayed on the Author ...
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Assign uploaded file to user

I'm developing a project in which I need to give the logged in user (editors) the option to "give" that uploaded file (media) to a specific user. In other words, i want to add an additional field in ...
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Possible to switch between admin view and author view?

The wordpress admin dashboard can be a bit daunting for "normal" wp authors. Is it possible for users who need admin privileges to only see the simpler author view, but be able to switch to the full ...
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How to diplay a div only if at least one author custom profile field is filled?

I try to build a small plugin that adds few social profile fields to WordPress user form and display their social icons to the author meta box on single post. The problem I face is as follow: The ...
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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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Display latest posts of author in a custom post type

Is there a plugin or code of sort that can display the last posts in a custom post type of a blog author? I know there are plugins/codes to display the last posts of the author, but I want to display ...
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Wordpress post count not showing for custom post type author

I've created a few custom post types based on Dave Rupert's boilerplate and then migrated existing posts to these newly created CPTs via Post Type Switcher plugin. I did not make any changes to the ...
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Authors & profiles (and exclude ID's)

I'm facing the following: I need to create a page with all authors and exclude multiple (id's). Strangely I'm using 'subscribers' to list the authors but it's working. <?php if ( ...
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How to get latest page (not post) of User and display the content

I've been trying to get the latest Page, not post, by author ID and display it on a page. The reason it has to be a page and not a post is that the user will only be posting one page and a whole ...
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Show the online status of the current post's author

Is there a way that I can show the online status (Either online or offline) of the author of the post that a site visitor is viewing? I imagine it's something to do with the Transients API (http://...
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How to have Function of a plugin using global vars into a shortcode?

I am trying to convert this piece of code into a shortcode so it can be used inside my posts. Is it possible? I cant think of how to do it as I am beginner in wordpress and learning via books/youtube ...
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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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Get List of all the Authors

How could i get List of all the Authors? author.php file shows the Information about Individual Author. for example: http://domain.com/author/bj that returns the Bj's Profile. if i enter http://...
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Can't grab author info outside of the loop

I have an author box outside of the loop that is supposed to grab the name of the author, but the correct author isn't being displayed most likely because these tags only work inside the loop. What ...
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Exclude a category of posts in author template

I'm using the following author archive code: <?php /** * The template for displaying Author Archive pages. * * @package Cryout Creations * @subpackage Parabola * @since Parabola 1.0 */ get_header(...
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Query unique author ids with published post of type job

I'm trying to come up with a simple query to return an array of unique author IDs that have a post_status of 'publish' and a post_type of 'job'. I know I can query using: $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Guest posts with author's url and twitter photo

There's an urgent need for my school website to allow Guest Posts for essay assignments of students. The guest posts submitted by students should provide each student with his/her own url where one ...
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How to change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname and deal with Special Characters

I need to change the author slug from username to nickname: This is what is set by default: http://domain.tld/author/(username) This is what I need: http://domain.tld/author/(nickname)-(author-ID) ...
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Display an authors post on a single page only when they are logged in

I am having trouble finding a solution or the correct tutorial on how to get this done, I have been looking for weeks and still no outcome. What I am trying to accomplish is display all post on the ...
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URLs to user page is broken

My domain is http://mongage.com I don't know what happened to my site. the user URL linking to author/user page is broken. I switched to a new theme, but no success. I am using thentythirteen and the ...
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Display A list of Admins

I have a function that allows me to display ALL users on my site, but I was wondering if there was a way to display Admins and Contributors in a separate loop? My current function: function ...
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How to add editor's name to entry meta byline?

I have one multi-authored blog site and a few editors. What I want is to display the name of the editor along with the author's name in a post, so that it would read like: Posted by , Edited by Is ...
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How to change the post author when the post is published?

I wanted to change the author when a post change from draft to publish. I have $_GET['auth_id'] variable in post edit screen like this ...wp-admin/post.php?post=53&action=edit&auth_id=5. I ...
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Emailing Authors only when a CUSTOM POST TYPE post is published- not when edited later [duplicate]

I have the following function that emails authors of a custom post type when the post is published which is great, but I would like it so that it does not email them on any future edits after that to ...
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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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Add new user and user bio at same time

Note this is not referring to any type of author bio display but rather how it's entered via the Admin. As it stands now, the new user screen doesn't have any author bio field. It's only after you ...
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Include admins in author drop-down on edit post screen

In the back-end when editing a post there is a dropdown to select post author which is populated by registered usernames. But, users with an admin role do not appear in the list, there is an "Admin" ...
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Co-Authors Plugin Displaying Wrong Author

I'm using the Co-Authors Plugin and some posts have multiple authors: in functions.php function my_get_multiple_authors(){ if ( function_exists( 'coauthors_posts_links' ) ) { ...
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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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Variable undefined but it is defined

I have an author list that I include on every page template. This author list shows the authors details and photo. I also show the author images on many different place on the different page templates....
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Is author.php a core file?

I want to change the author.php with more information. Can i edit author.php without it remove my code, after a Wordpress update? Or is there some hook for this.
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Wordpress Author Information show paragraph?

In back-end I'm update 3 paragraph in Author information. But it's showing frontend it's collapsed. And not showing paragraph. How to fix this problem. Ex: paragraph 1. paragraph 2. paragraph 3. ...
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Hide all posts by an author

We have a category called "Tech", and want to hide posts from a specific author on this page. For example, John Smith's posts do not show in Tech category, or any category for that matter, even ...
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Change media attachment author via mysql query

How does one bulk change the media attachment author via an sql query? I have hundreds of media attachments that need to be moved to another author so the original author can be deleted; but that ...
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Customized author slugs not working with get_author_posts_url method

I really appreciated the solution for the author rewrite rules here: Change Author Base Slug for different Roles The solution worked for me, however, when I now use the get_author_posts_url($id) ...
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Author capabilities: Deleting comments on their own published posts

I know users that have role author can delete their own published posts. But if someone comments on one of their posts, does the post author have the capability to delete that comment?
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How can i show pagenavi in my author.php?

With this query in author.php i show all posts from a specific author_id/name/slug. But the problem is when i set the minimum of posts to show in the page. I have tried with posts_per_page= but if i ...
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Multiple authors for single post without plugin

I'm new to using WordPress and so, apologies in advance if this seems like a very basic question. I want to have multiple authors for single post. I had seen Co-Author. But I don't have to use plugin ...
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Saving return value from the_author_posts_link()

As you know, in the loop, the_title() function displays (echos) the post title to the screen, and get_the_title() returns it (so it can be saved in a variable). The same is true for the pair ...
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Getting posts from multiple users?

Using a third party plugin that allows users to follow each other, we can retrieve the users being followed like so (commented):- <?php if (have_posts()) : ?> <?php global $...
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Completely hide user info

I'm wondering if there's a way to make 100% sure a user's info is not available to the public. Our theme is not currently using a profile page, but I did notice that there is a 'Posts by author' page ...
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List custom taxonomies associated to an author's posts

On the author template, I would like to display a list of the custom taxonomies associated to the posts written by that author. In details: I have a "clubs" taxonomy, which is non-hierarchical and ...
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Using a Multi Site Users Blog ID as a WP Prefix

I'm trying to update a plugin so that the prefix for the defined tables is taken from the ID of the posts authors site This is what I am trying to do at the moment function { global $authordata, $...
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How to redirect author subdomain pages to each author pages on www

I need to redirect author subdomain pages, for example: http://www.studionews24.com/author/author-name/ I noticed that if I'm on a specific subdomain URL like http://calcio.studionews24.com/chiuso-...
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Getting the author name on author archive page

My template not work for author name on author archive. I tried change to get_the_author but nothing changed. Hope someone help me out. Thank in advance.
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Get_the_author doesn't return author name

I insert author box below my post and use get_the_author to return author name but it doesn't working. It also doesn't working with Search post by author. Hope everyone give me solution, thank in ...
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Bizarre behavior of get_author_posts_url()

So I've been developing a site where I list a custom post type associated with a member in their profile page. It was all working fine until I imported about 150 users (at least that's when I noticed)....
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Posts in loop all show the same author when there are many authors

I am iterating through an array of post IDs $ids. All is displayed correctly except for the authors. Every post shows the same author, although the posts are by different authors. I can't seem to get ...