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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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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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How to modify author base slug with groups and slug to use nice_nickname?

After reading the following suggestions from Jan Fabry regarding URL rewrite and the author slug I took the challenge in combining both solution in one. Change author base slug for different roles ...
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Display posts on a separate page from certain authors?

I've been working on this for days. I've tried the WP codex, Google searching, etc, and I know I'm not doing something right but my patience has run out :( . I have 3 authors. I am trying to display ...
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Show the title of the latest post by author

I have the following function which I use to show the author name,author avatar and the author biography in a div. I need to show the title of the latest post by the author along with this. Can anyone ...
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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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Show the most recent post for an author on the author page

I have 6 authors in my blog page. I have profile for each of the authors. I want to show the posts of the authors dynamically under their own profile. I tried the following but it showed all posts. ...
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Get all media files for current author

I'm trying to create a list on the frontend of my site of all media items that the current user has uploaded. It seems like the way to do this would be to loop through and compare the ID of the ...
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Cannot retrieve author in sidebar of single.php

Within a post I can use the_author() to retrieve the author name, but in the sidebar of a single-post page this does not return anything. How to get metadata on the post author outside the post?
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Get all posts by post_author

I am creating a back-end dashboard where I need to show all the post assigned to current user by the wp admin. I assign user role to Author and while creating post (as a wp admin) just assign ...
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Search posts by post author name

I want to search posts publish by particular author. For this purpose I added a filter in functions.php: function wpse_29570_where_filter($where){ global $wpdb; if( is_search() ) { ...
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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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Display Random Author with Details in Sidebar

PHP newbie here, recently decided to have a stab at cobbling together a kooky little 'Random Author Spotlight' feature into my current WordPress theme. I'm almost done, but I've hit something of a ...
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If contributor has published 2 or more posts then show otherwise hide

If the contributor has already published two or more posts I show a maximum of 5 of them in the post-single.php using this code <?php echo do_shortcode('[latestbyauthor show="5"]'); ?> I have ...
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Show infos only to the author in the author.php

I need to be able to show some informations only to the author in his profile viewable in the front end, for istance I need to add a text under the avatar that only the author, if logged in, can see. ...
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Calling a custom profile field only it it exists

I've used this code to show custom fields if they're filled in a post using Custom Field Suite Plugin <?php if($cfs->get('whatliked')){?> <?php echo $cfs->get('whatliked'); ?> ...
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Getting list of top 10 users and sort on last name

I would like to display a list of the top 10 authors based on the amount of posts that they have, and then sort them on last name. To my knowledge, this is not trivial since the last name of a user ...
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How can I limit page parent dropdown to show only author's own pages?

I'm trying to get the page parent dropdown (in page attributes) to show only pages that have been published by the author of the current page. This doesn't seem to work : add_filter( ...
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if else for custom $curauth-> field

So I have a custom field on the author page, where a user uploads a image which will be used as a background image on their author page. I've setup up everything except I'm not sure how to setup a ...
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Author.php display profile for all types of users

I'm using wp-usersonline plugin with user links, when you click for subscribers it goes to a not found page but works fine for authors, im thinking is there a way to redirect subscribers to a profile ...
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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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Display custom post counts for author , not default posts

<?php global $wp_query; $curauth = $wp_query->get_queried_object(); $post_count = $wpdb->get_var("SELECT COUNT(*) FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_author = '" . $curauth->ID . ...
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Create an Author Page on Registration

I actually want my users to have an active user page upon registration. I know that WP doesn't create an author page until the user has created a post but automatically posting something would work ...
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Inline-Table under TwentyTwelve not working

I recently wanted to add a comfortable way to automatically add users to a page within small boxes including information an an image. So I followed this tutorial an customized the code: ...
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Author Link Not Displaying

I have used this with "echo" as its outside the loop i believe to the author of the post as a link, however its not displaying as a link? <h2 class="sidebarheaders">Random Posts By You ...
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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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Allow shortcode in the author bio textarea

Is it possible to make shortcodes available in the Author bio textarea?
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Select From wpdb - Author/User Directory page

I am working on a wordpress site where I have created a directory page(authors.php) that lists all users and certain author meta. It works fine however I am trying to figure out how to only show ...
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How to make a relationship between books and authors?

I have a book category, but now I would like each book could be concatenated with the author profile page. And the tab for the author to show, in addition to text, the list of books he has written. ...
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How do I disable the “by author” hyperlink on posts?

I'm trying to disable the "author" hyperlink when making a post, but having no success. How can I do it?
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Allow Content Author to Publish, But Not Edit or Delete

I am hiring a content writer for my WordPress blog. I will be the sole blog admin. I need to define a role for this writer. I was wondering if there was a WordPress user role that will allow him to ...
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301 Redirect /author/username/ to /profile/username/

I have changed the /author/ slug to /profile/ by adding the following code in the file functions.php: function new_author_base() { global $wp_rewrite; $author_slug = 'profile'; ...
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Front-end login: Redirect user to the post they had created

Is is possible to redirect a user on front end login to a post that they have created? I have the form below on the front end which works great to log people in but doesn't quite achieve what I want. ...
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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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Display edit link if post author is current user

I am creating an author.php page and listing all the posts from an author. Although admins can see the posts' edit links i want to echo the link if logged in user is the current user for example if ...
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Get Comment Author ID on the fly while posting

I am adding custom data to custom table while author posting a comment. Please find my code in my own answer here http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/85109/9821 add_action('comment_post', ...
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Display posts from an author using search parameters (not author template/query_posts)

Is there a way to retrieve a list of all the posts by an author using search (example: ?s&author=xxx)? I can't use query_posts or author template (don't ask why, take it as a condition). And it ...
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Let user edit his own comment

can I allow user to edit his own comment (without, username, url, or mail) on front-end. For example simple form on custom worpdress page with his comment and submit button. Thank you all in advance! ...
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how can authors to define custom pages?

I have a options page and i use this code. I want this, I add author id on sometext field (e.g 3,2,5,11 ) and my author.php redirect custom author page. My author.php <?php $post = ...
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Set a User as Author of all 'New Posts' posted

An Author 'XYZ' is need to be set as the Default author of all New Posts. Irrespective of the actual Author posting the content, the post should be saved by this author 'XYZ'. Is there a Plugin or ...
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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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Show last post of employee in his profile page

I have built a wordpress theme in which I have listed employees of the organization via custom post type. And I am displaying each employee via custom post type. The employees listed are authors in ...
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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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Is there a way to input different rel=author and rel=publisher attributes for a WP blog w/ multiple authors?

I'm really trying to find a way or find a plugin (that works) that puts in different rel=author and/or rel=publisher attributes for a blog with multiple authors. That way, in a Google SERP, an ...
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How can I list random authors from current post category?

The following lists authors of the current category. But I want this to be a list of 6 random authors from current post category. foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { $postcat= ...
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How can i list random author?

Im listing current category of all author list but I want to list random author list from current category. I was try 'order' => 'RAND', RAND code its not worked. My Code: function ...
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Author's Id from wp list authors function

I'm new in wordpress. I want to display all author list with its ID. I'm using wp_list_authors function but didn't get any author id from the author list. So, How can I get Author's ID in listing of ...
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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 ...
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Getting author URL outside the loop

I am trying to get author information in my header.php. This is what I use to display the name and it works like a charm: <?php $author_id=$post->post_author; ?><?php echo ...
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Query to return maximum of one post per author

We are introducing a "featured author" area on our site and would like to display the most recent articles by a select group of authors. However, we only want a maximum of one post per author to ...