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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 ...
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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 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 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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Where is the information about the authors for articles stored?

I have recently been appointed to maintain a Wordpress powered news site. I don't have much experience with wordpress and have been teaching myself as I go. The site I am maintaining was recently ...
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Remove /author/ from the author profile url

I'm trying to figure out the best way to remove /author/ from the profile URL of my users. I tried using the method in the link below and although it worked, it also prevented me from accessing any of ...
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Get current custom user taxonomy

I’m using the plugin User Groups which lets me group users with categories. The plugin is working essentially the same as using the manual method (custom user taxonomies) described by Justin Tadlock ...
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Get author ID with attachment ID

I have a page, outside the loop, that display a media attachment with some basic info about it (title, uploaded date, etc). I have the attachment ID available to me via a form submitted before the ...
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Custom size for image uploaded to custom field in user profile?

I'm using advanced custom fields and set an image upload field in user profiles. I'm using this image a few places on the website and need to set a custom size for it on some pages. If I set ...
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Author bio Social Links

I'm using simple code to show user social link in author bio. in functions.php <?php function add_remove_contactmethods( $contactmethods ) { // Add Twitter $contactmethods['twitter'] = ...
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Same email for all comments

I have An administrator must always approve the comment checked, as well as Email me whenever Anyone posts a comment. This sends an email to the post author. I don't want that. I have one person in ...
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Sidebar random author spotlight

I'm trying to utilize the authors from wordpress to create a spotlight block in the sidebar that selects 1 random author from multiple users and only displays that 1 users information. I want to ...
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Multiple Unique Author Profiles

I'd like to create multiple user profiles are unique, without just using a "if/then/else" php statement on the author.php template? All I need is the ability to create two different types of profiles. ...
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How do you set up a WordPress blog with multiple authors to allow something like StackExchange's “community wiki” feature?

I'm thinking about having a blog with multiple authors. In the WordPress Roles documentation, authors can publish posts but only edit their own and not posts by other authors, which is what I'm ...
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Creating author profiles with extra fields and exporting that data?

I'm trying to find a way to let my subscribers sign up to my site and enter details in their author pages to confirm their attendance at an event. In order to create the additional fields, I've been ...
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Is it possible to search authors by profile field?

Yeah, is there a way to add a search function that only searches through author profiles? For example, if someone is searching for authors called John Smith, is there a way to have a search form that ...
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Set default post author to none on new post

On a large multisite install with 200 authors I need the author on new posts to default to none. I unset the post_author div and moved it to the publish box (where it should be anyway) and wrote a ...
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How to link to the current User/Author Profile page?

Is there a way to link to the authors profile page? At the moment i can access the authors profile by visiting the url like this: http://mysite.com/?author=1 Is there a function that i could use to ...
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Display the number of user comments

I would like to display, on the author/user/contributor page, the number of comments the user has posted, and the number of comments he has received on his posts. Is it possible? Thank you !
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Transferring author information from a custom field to a proper author

A WordPress site I'm doing a redesign for has around 1.400 posts by approximately 30 different authors. Unfortunately the authors of the posts have so far been entered as a custom field within the ...
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Getting $curauth->ID to work inside a shortcode

Im wanting to show a profile/logo pic on author.php via a simple shortcode: function wpaluploader_showauthorimage() { $wpaluploader_authorlogo = '<img src="' . get_bloginfo('url'). ...
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Recent comments on author page?

I'm creating an author.php page and I'd like to show comments as well as posts from a custom post type. I already have the list of posts but I'm looking into an efficient way of displaying the most ...
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Paginate Author's Post List on Custom Author Page (ANOTHER THEORY)

Ok so here's another story for my Custom Pagination on Custom Author's Page. What i want to happen there is display the Author's avatar, description, website, and some additional fields, and of course ...
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How to create rewrite endpoints it in author.php?

i'm trying to separate categories/subcategories in author.php so they each have their own endpoint link. It's very similar to this question BUT for the life of me I can't enable the plugin provided: ...
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Authors list Pagination?

WordPress has a built in function to display a list of all of your site’s authors. But there is no option to display their avatars, so all you really get is a text list that links to the author’s ...
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What is wrong with this code?

function themeperauthor_need_switch() { global $post; if ( $get_post_type == 'weblogs' ) { return get_the_author_meta('themeperauthor', $user->ID); } return ""; } It doesn't return ...
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Display posts separated by Category in Author's page

I created an author's page using: <?php if(isset($_GET['author_name'])) : $curauth = get_userdatabylogin($author_name); else : $curauth = get_userdata(intval($author)); endif; ?> ...
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Getting the current author (it has changed) of a post, not the original author

I'm trying to get the author's avatar, first name and last name and their bio(description). Luckily I found out how to do do just that, using several functions from the WordPress codex. What I'm ...
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Author archive doesn't work [closed]

I'm trying to solve an issue on my website : www.jack35mm.fr I didn't make the theme (just bought it), but the thing is : the author archive page doesn't work. I mean : ...
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Limit posts per author role (excluding admin) in home page

I have multiple authors in my site and want to show just one, the latest post from each one, excluding the administrators. So, if for example: admin1 has posted 4 posts admin2 posted 3 posts ...
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Change author base slug to user role

My goal is simple, to change authot base role to user role. For example: admin: wwww.mysite.com/admin/username editor: www.mysite.com/editor/username default looks like this to any user: ...
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check if author has published posts in custom post type, then send mail

I have a site where people can submit drafts to a custom post type from the frontend. Once a user submits the form, a new WP user is created. If the user is logged in the submitted user e-mail ...
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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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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( ...
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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: ...
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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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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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edit comments capability for authors

I am using wp site where registered users have authors roles. I want authors to have permissions to edit their own comments. Now only admin user have capability to edit comments and even editors do ...
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Only display authors who have posts

I am using the code below to display all authors and their posts (in a custom post type called "publication"). This works, however it also lists users who do not have posts. How can I adapt this code ...
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Showing author page if user has no post

I have a page with profiles in which people can post or comment on a post. The problem is that if this user chooses to comment instead of post, he or she will not get an author page until it has ...
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Remove wordpress author's capability to moderate comments on their own posts

WordPress authors have permission to edit others comments on their own post. How to disable this and still allow the authors to edit their published posts?