'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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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: http://example.com/author/...
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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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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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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?
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limit post by a taxonomy in the admin

I have a site with authors from different locations. I have created a taxonomy called locations and has different countries (ex. Canada, Germany). Each author need only to see his country's post for ...
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Change base URL of pages created by certain users

Currently on wordpress all pages are created under the base URL (example.com/{PAGE}). Currently I am aware you can change the permalink of posts to example.com/{author}/{POST} but can this also be ...
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Make user as Default contributor for all Blog Posts

I need to get a different requirement, where a particular user need to set as default contributor. I'm not sure whether wordpress actually makes a user default. But for now i need to make a user as ...
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Author Pages For Custom Post Types [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Refine custom posts by author I need a way to display author archive pages for custom post types. I already know how to include custom post types into the default authors ...
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No authors in change author dropdown

I have added a custom post type "Review", and a custom role "Reviewer". The issue is when logged as admin I take review which current author is admin and I want to change author to a Reviewer I have ...
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Advanced author permalinks

I'm trying to build permalink structure for author archives that would allow me to display different custom post types posts in 'subpages/subarchives' of author archive. So the idea is to change this:...
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Post list based on the page author

I'm sorry if this question is already been done, but I couldn't solve my problem after reading similar questions. I would like to have customized author pages, in which each author can write text and ...
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Change get_current_user_id code to the author's profile

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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How can I add an author-box below a post?

I would like to have a box below each blogpost with information about the author. These screenshots are examples for what I would like to have: Links that could help: I've found these links ...
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Enable comments for author.php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Commenting in user profile page? Question I have an author.php page and I need to enable comments so when other users come to that authors page they could leave a short ...
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How to set post author to custom post field via front-end form?

hope someone can help. I have my WP install configured to capture posts via a front-end form. Users do not log in, which is an explicit requirement. The author should be set based on a custom post ...
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Permalink to user profile

How can I retrieve the permalink to a user (author) profile dynamically outside the loop by ID? an alternative to the_author_link(), but for outside the loop. Example: get_author_link($user_id);
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How to filter the edit comments admin page, show only current logged in author comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Filtering the Admin Comments List to Show Only Comments from the Current User? I am trying to get the edit-comments admin page to only show comments for the logged in ...
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Wordpress Author Page

Whenever I click on the Author link, I get redirected to the home page. I've set up the author.php page according to the instruction on codex, but still no luck. Does anyone have any other ...
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Restrict user role Author from viewing comments in admin interface

I want to add an user as an Author to my blog, so that he can publish posts. But i don't want him to be able to view all the (unapproved) comments in the admin interface. Is there any code snippet / ...
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Author List page: Exclude based on last post date not working correctly

Using the following code from this post I thought I had found the answer to my problems of showing authors that have posted in the last 6 months. Unfortunately the way the function checks the date it ...
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Display emails of users who already posted at least once

I need to display on a page the list of emails of the users who already posted once on my site. I have this snippet of code: global $wpdb; $min_posts = 1; $author_ids = $wpdb->get_col("SELECT `...
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How to check if commenter is the_author?

What's the best way of checking if my commenter is also the author of the post that he post comment on? I know there's a css way (.byauthor), but how about PHP? How to compare post author with ...
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How to display posts by current user/author in a custom page template?

I am a trying to create a dashboard like custom page template that list post of of the current logged in user. I've tried to find a solution on the net. but none were appropriate
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How to implement friend system for Wordpress?

At the moment my users posts are only viewable to them. I would like to implement a system where they can choose to share any post with other users they know. The problem I'm having is, how do I make ...
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Show one post per author and limit query to 8 posts

I want to show 8 recent products from multiple authors on the frontpage. Need to show 1 recent product per author. Currently i'm using basic wp query to show recent 8 products. $args = array ( '...
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Different values for get_author_posts_url and get_the_author (posts 2 posts)

Caveat- I'm not a programmer, I'm a designer that has taught myself basic php/wordpress theming. This is a very specific question, I realize, but I'm hoping the experts can help me find some ...
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How to get all possible arguments for a wordpress function

I'm trying to get all arguments for function get_the_author_meta() or the_author_meta() because I have custom profile fields such as "parent name" and so, not only the normal arguments which is in ...
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How can I add “posted by 'author'” to each post?

With a multi-user blog, how can I add a posted by Some Author line, or something similar, at the top of each post, as in this blog? I assumed this should be something very basic, and there should be ...
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How to conditionally hide author name on Single.php if category is “news”, otherwise if category is something else display author name?

I would like to be able to conditionally hide the author's name on the Single.php if the Category name is equal to "News" and otherwise if the category is something else hide it. How do I go about ...
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How can I merge two authors?

I noticed on one of my WordPress installs I have two admin authors with the same email address. Both of them have posts attributed to them. They are both for the same person, so I'd like to combine ...
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Display Notification Bar on Header on Certain Post Count

I want to display notification bar on header in my Wordpress theme when user submit certain number of post. I want to notify my author once they are submit amount of post. e.g. if (authorpost === 50){...
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Set Default User Role

I'm using WordPress 3.3.1. When a user registers, I want to be able to set the new user to an author. How would I do this?
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Display only author posts in dashboard all posts panel

I would like to display only authors own posts in dashboard all posts section. As of now it displays everything. I found some code here which is written by @t31os Its working correctly. function ...
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Get avatar of the logged-in user in Wordpress

How can I get a user avatar to display in the header of my WordPress site? I've tried: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url($post->post_author); ?>" title="<?php the_author_meta( '...
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What does the class look like that is returned from WP_User_Query?

$wp_user_search = new WP_User_Query( array( 'role' => 'author' ) ); $author_list = $wp_user_search->get_results(); foreach($author_list as $author) { // author properties? } Can you point ...
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Breadcrumbs - get the author?

I have my own function called breadcrumbs(). In it I call is_author() to determine whether I am on an author page. If true I would like to know which author's page I am on. I tried the_author(), but ...
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Cannot retieve the_content() and the_author() - both returning empty strings

I am creating the following code to display open graph meta data in the header of my single.php page add_action('wp_head', 'mycode_add_og_meta_tags', 5); function mycode_add_og_meta_tags () { ?> ...
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Declare global var from Template File and use it in Functions.php

I am using the wpseo_title filter to rewrite the authors page titles from my site. I have the following code in author.php template: <?php global $author_page_titles; $author_page_titles = ...
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How do I retrieve a users' last 5 posts?

How do I retrieve a particular users last 5 blog posts? Currently, I am trying the following approach, but it seems that it is retrieving the actual post titles and permalinks: <?php $...
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Show author on every sub-page

Is it possible to display the author on all pages (not blog-entries) who created it? Every plugin I find is for blog-posts.
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Author list based on recently active

My list of authors is now based on post count and I would like it to be based on recently active user. My idea was trying changing the orderby to post_date but it has no effect. Any suggestions to how ...
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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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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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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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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(...