'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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Removing Author name

I want to remove the author name from every post. O am using a website in wordpress.org. and I'm using tweenty fourteen theme. How to remove the author name? Do I have to go to the Author template (...
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How to add the author search in the default wordpress search?

I would like to include the author search in the default WordPress search. Is there any way of doing this? right know it retrieves all the posts with the permalinks and author names. same way i need ...
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How can I show many posts an author has per week?

I've searched around and have had no luck or success in finding a way to show how many posts an author has made in a certain period of time (e.g. - a week) Any ideas on how one would approach this? I ...
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Can change twentytwelve_entry_meta “by-author” links?

In the Twenty twelve theme, the twentytwelve_entry_meta() function shows "by-author" links (i.e., the ones that have the title "View all posts by xxxx") by using user_nicename. So when a "difficult" ...
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How do you display a comment into a mail?

So I want to notify the author (via mail) that his comment have been removed, and which post the comment was related to. // Mail author when their answer is deleted/trashed function ...
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Creating distinct pages for author profiles and lists of posts by author

The site I'm currently working on includes profile pages for each author plus a method to search for posts by a specific author. So we would have a page at /author/author-name/ that only displays a ...
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This code won't find authors page?

I am using this code to display current users author page. However if the user has a space in their username it won't find the URL. How can I get the code to place a '-' if there is a space in the ...
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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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Custom Post Type Author limit

It's possible limit creation of custom post type named "ofertas" to 1? Only for authors. I have installed Wordpress 3.8 and plugins don't work (Limit Post Creation 1.4, Bainternet Post Creation ...
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Get author_id in wordpress

I'm having problems to get author_id in this code. Don't show nothing. Some can help me? <?php global $query_string; query_posts( $query_string . '&orderby=rand' ); ?> <?php while(...
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Custom post type title of each author in his own post

I have a seriously problem :( maybe someone can help me The users registered in my wordpress page have one post only, and i created custom_post_type named "ofertas". The users can create one oferta ...
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the_author_meta('user_url', $author->ID) not working properly. how can I solve this?

I have 2 authors and an admin on my blog. I am using the following code in my contributors.php function contributors() { global $wpdb; $authors = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT ID, ...
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Permission to change post Author

I am trying to create a "limited admin" but I cannot manage to give this user rights to change the author of posts. The regular administrator can see the dropdown option to change author from both ...
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add capability to author role to be able to delete attachments

I need my authors to have the right to delete any of the attachments they uploaded in case they made some mistake. Currently if the author clicks on any thumbnail in media-library, he gets the ...
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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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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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Show author name not the author ID

I have added the code to get the author, but it displays the author's ID number. How can I get the author's name to show and their gravatar. CODE <?php $product_pages_args = array( 'meta_key' ...
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How to remove “Image Information” and “post date/author” from a media page?

I'm trying to use Wordpress to setup a simple website for my business, and I'm having issues with the gallery page. Once an image is clicked and brought to it's specific page, it includes author and ...
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show count author post today

i want show user count post today or yesterday post in wordpress. example: xxxx = published 2 Posts yyyy = published 40 Posts please help me.
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How can I display other user avatars on an author profile page?

I have an author profile page where I'm displaying a user avatar and information about the author. On this same page, I'm also trying to include posts by other authors with their avatar displayed next ...
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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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Display the current post author and his url in the post header

I'm making some changes in my theme. I want that when they visit a Post the header should contain the post author and his URL. right now I'm using this: echo '<a href="'.get_author_posts_url().'"&...
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set post author depending on condition via frontend post submit

I allow users to post from frontend. There are three kinds of users. Myself as admin, a junior ( given a role of an author) and anyone from public as non-logged-in user. Currently if any non-logged-in ...
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what file I need to create to work date archive links?

I am using my own theme. my archive.php.. <?php wp_get_archives( array( 'type' => 'monthly', 'limit' => 12, 'show_post_count' => 1 ) ); ?> <?php wp_list_categories( array ( '...
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Different posttypes for different authors

Now what I need to find a solution of is this issue: I have 8 authors, and a bunch of posts. All authors have there own adsense (or other affiliate), we wish to show the adds belongings to the ...
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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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Get Author for Single Post in Custom Post Type

I have looked high and low for an answer to this question and all I keep finding is how to make an archive page that list all authors and their post (including cpt's). I've tried to adapt these pages, ...
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How to 'If Author' Comments Check

I would like to add extra markup to a comment made by the site admin/post author. Is there a check for this and how would I add it to my code below? Basically, if the comment is from the post author ...
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Security: How to disallow viewing/browsing by author? [duplicate]

I've already inserted htaccess code to disallow searching for users by numeric id. However, one can still manually input a user name to view/browse by author, e.g. http://mywpsite.com/author/peter/ ...
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Redirect to correct author template based on author role [duplicate]

I have two author templates, one for normal users and one for special users. Special users are those with user role 'special', so when someone wants to view their author page, they need to use the ...
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Custom Post Type Author Array Problem

I am trying to create an author.php page that calls custom post types by the author appearing on that page. My problem is that when using the code below -- which filters for the post type 'video' -- ...
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Author Page List - change to show authors instead of not subscribers

I am trying to change this code in my Authors List page template $all_users = get_users(); $allowed_users = array(); foreach ( $all_users as $user ): $wp_user = new WP_User($user->...
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WP Query get posts by specific author IDs if one of several logged in authors

I have a custom template page where posts are shown from authors 1,2 and 3. <?php $the_query = new WP_Query( 'posts_per_page=-5&author=1,2,3' ); ?> How can I use get current user in this ...
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How to prefill comment-author, -site and -mail inputs when user writes a second comment?

How to prefill comment-author, -site and -mail inputs when user writes a second comment? I think it is saved in a cookie. Are there some functions? THX
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Create a Page Template Which Displays All Posts by Current User

I would like to create a page template that will display all of the posts by the currently logged in user. I managed to find an older thread which contained this code: if ( is_user_logged_in() ): ...
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obtain the author id given the post id

If $a contains the ID of a certain post, how can one obtain the corresponding author ID? I've tried with $b = get_post( $a); $c = $b->post_author; $d = $c->ID; but it does not work.
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Link to Author archive from Navigation Menus in dashboard?

I'd like to display a grid of authors on my site showing the name of the author and their avatar. The tricky part is, I'd like to be able to control this from the Menus page in the dashboard so I have ...
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Limit number of posts a user can make per minute?

So I found the solution to limiting a number of posts a user can make per day but not per minute. Here's an excerpt from the code I found on http://wordpress.org/support/topic/limit-the-number-of-...
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get post author id outside loop

I need to place in post edit dashboard metabox with post author e-mail (or other user meta fields). So it can be edited when admin reviews this post. $meta_id = get_the_author_meta( 'user_email', $...
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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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How to show author's avatar in the post meta data with plugin `user-avatar`

I'm using user-avatar, and I want to show user icon in the post meta data. http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-user-avatar/ I'm writing like this. <?php the_author_posts_link(); ?> <?php echo ...
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Filter posts by author selected in page

I've inherited a Wordpress project, and my client has a new feature request. For a "portfolio" page template, they want to be able to select an author, which I want to add to the $args in my WP_Query()...
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Personalized Author Area

I have most of a site together that is set up to allow people to register as authors and post stories. I had originally suggested we use a form and have the client create the post, since he also ...
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Display more than 10 posts on author.php file

it seems that there are only 10 posts being displayed on author.php file. The theme I'm using have just this in author.php file:- <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <?php ...
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Get latest author posts inside the loop

I have a wordpress theme which needs to retrieve the latest 3 author posts which is simply straight forward but I have ran into a sticky problem. Because I am calling this from already within the: ...
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How to get links to user and tag by its name?

For example i have the name of user or the name of tag. Is it possible to get direct link to the author or tag? I need something like get_permalink for posts.
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Unfortunately removed myself as plugin committer

Unfortunately I removed myself as plugin committer. I was only committer of my plugin. So that, I couldn't find any options to add me back again. What can I do now? Please Help.
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get post count for related author

I'm trying to use the code below to obtain the number of custom posts the author of a post has published. function count_user_posts_by_type( $userid, $post_type = 'artistblog' ) { global $wpdb; $...
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How to give capability (publish contributors posts) to author role?

I am not a PHP programmer, just a simple WordPress user. How can I allow author role to allow publication of contributors posts? What's the technical name for this?
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Change the Author name to a custom field?

In my wordpress backend, is there a way to change the author metabox to display a custom field instead of the user's display_name or username? For example, all our users have a custom field '...