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How to show total view count across all posts for an author

I'm using wp-postviews to track views for posts by authors on my site. It stores the view count in the post meta field $views. I'd want to show on their profile a total count of views for all their ...
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no emails for a user account

Is it possible to create a user account without an email. Just a username? I saw that there is a plugin to allow multiple authors under one email. Does anyone have any recommendations on other ways ...
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Select subscriber as author of post in admin panel?

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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Most recent post is missing from Author page

Here is the loop from my author.php page. It is showing recent posts, but not the MOST recent. Where is my mistake? <?php if (have_posts()): the_post(); ?> <h3> ...
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Removing the base “Author” or changing it to something else. is it possible?

Is it possible to remove the AUTHOR base? Is it possible change it to postedBy so that the urls is site.com/postedBy/joe And finally, is it possible to remove a custom taxonomy base from the url so ...
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Author must complete profile info before they can publish a post?

I am creating a real estate site where user info is essential part. The author info need to display under their post so that the visitor know how to contact them. Thus, the contact info in profile ...
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How to set/change another post author by custom fields or something else?

I need help! (sorry for my poor English, I'm from Russia) How I can to set/change another post author by custom fields or something else? For example: I want to public post, but define another post ...
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Is it possible to disable certain user roles from creating tags?

As a site admin, I'd like to have control over things. I'd like to prevent my contributors and authors ( who generate content for me ) from creating new tags. I don't want that tag taxonomy to turn ...
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How can I modify the header of RSS feed items?

Specifically I would like to change the value of <dc:creator> in the feed items. In order to display the site name instead of the post author. I'm able to hook into the_title_rss , ...
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show author image in posts

I need to display author image along with posts. I used the following code to display posts with author image. $the_query = new WP_Query("post_type=post&paged=".get_query_var('paged')); while ( ...
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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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If statement for is_author of a post

I want to show something in the sidebar of a post only if the author of the post equals a specific author or username. I was looking at is_author() but that doesn't seem to do the trick.
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Is there any function available to echo current user's profile url?

As of now i'm using this code to echo user's profile url. <?php echo esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ?>user/<?php echo $current_user->user_login ?>"><?php echo ...
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How to add author details in the post sidebar?

I would like to add author details in the sidebar instead of bottom of the post? Can anyone tell me how to do that? As of now i'm using like this in the loop <?php $curauthor = ...
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WordPress Authors not showing with User Submitted Posts plugin

I'm using the User Submitted Post plugin to allow people to post to my blog. However when i run <?php wp_list_authors(); ?> I see none of the authors listed on the posts page in the dashboard. ...
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How to Add Author Editing Capability to Existing Post by Admin

I apologize if this is mentioned on here but I can't find any information! Anyway, I am building a WordPress site where I created the content with my administrator account. However, once the site is ...
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Multiple Authors on a Single Blog

I'm currently researching into using WordPress and so, apologies in advance if this seems like a very basic question. Our main requirement is to have a single blog, but allow multiple users / ...
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Automatically assign posts by author to a specific category

Some of the authors in my blog must always add their posts to a specific category each time they post. Sometimes they forget this so therefore I'm wondering if there are any ways to automatically ...
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How to Insert A List of Posts in A Category Written by the Author into the Author Archive

What I want: http://i.imgur.com/jH6Dj.png (sorry for linking out, I am a new user here so can't post an image inline) How does one list posts by an author within a category, with a count for each ...
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Is there a way to prevent author change when editor/administrator edits a post?

As an administrator when I change or edit a post of an author (for example add a category through quick edit) the author of the post changes. We do not want this to happen. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Show only oldest post by author

I am working with a heavily customized install of WP. I've set up a specific post type, taxonomy, and roles that gets to use just that post type. Ideally, I'd like to restrict members of that role ...
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Authors Page : A page of authors

I'm looking for a way to create a parent authors page and then use the author.php for the individual author pages. I've been out of the loop (no pun) for a couple months and am wondering the best way ...
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How to get a buddypress user profile link and a certain user profile field for the current post author?

I want to replace get_author_link() and get_the_author_meta($feld) with something equivalent to point to the author of the current post Buddypress user profile page and retrieve a specific profile ...
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What's a good way to put authors into groups

I have 7 companies contributing to one blog, and each company has 3 authors. I'd like to show all posts by all authors of one company. Is that possible?
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Get the user type of an author

I'm working on a site and I need to get the type of user the author is so I can mark it. The idea is that if an Admin level user post something it has a [ADMIN] tag or something next to their name. I ...
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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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Show author archive pages for authors with no posts

I have one page for each author, but if the author doesn't have any posts I can't get its variables, because the loop is empty. The page returns empty, no avatar, no info and stuff, the whole site is ...
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Lists Top Authors by Most Recent Posts

I'm trying to display a table format of the top authors listed by the most recent posts. It should display the author, its avatar, the date, and the title of the post (with a link). I have it ...
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Remove author archive

I'm using wordpress as a CMS. Various users on the staff write posts that get incorporated into pages manually. As far as the outside world is concerned, this is just a bunch of static pages. I ...
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Add Post Author body class to WordPress

I'm trying to add a custom body class to WordPress which should be the author of the post which is displayed. I looked at different how to's and tried to create some code but it doesn't work: ...
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Plugin for an author bio popup box?

Looking at the below article, I took a liking to the way the author included his bio (as a clickable little bio box that pops up). http://saveyourself.ca/articles/why-does-pain-hurt-so-much.php ...
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Use Author Ids or Names to echo different output inside loop

Is there a way to use the author ids (or names) to echo different output for different authors (in this case author id 7 and author admin? I tried the following but it didn't work. ?php if ...
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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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When I use rewind_post() it shows menu items in my loop

I have code like below (I removed all the uneeded HTML and stuff for this post). The code is for my author.php page. So it shows some author data at the top of the page then runs rewind_post() so ...
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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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Author template help. How to check if field exists in the profile?

I'm coding my author template. I want something like this <?php if(Author filled about me)) { ?> <div class="title">About me</div> ...
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How can I publish a post with two or more authors?

A friend and I have a Wordpress blog and we want to be able to publish a post with more than one author. How can I do this?
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Improving Co-Authors Plus Plugin [closed]

I've been using the Co-Authors Plus plugin for assigning multiple authors to posts. The authors are very particular in the ordering of the names on the public-facing side of the website so I need the ...
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author slug in the backend

hi and thanks for reading i try to grab the authors slug in the backend. get_the_author_meta( 'user_nicename' ); is empty. i tried to google this issue, but cant find any concrete info on how to ...
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Is it possible to get_terms by author?

I get terms from all my posts with get_terms, $tags = get_terms( 'mytags', '&number=5&orderby=date&order=desc&hide_empty=1' ); foreach ( $tags as $tag ) { echo '<a ...
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wpdb->get_var - count author posts, meta value

In an author.php template, i count the author post in a custom post type with $wpdb->get_var, $post_author = $curauth->ID; //author id $count = $wpdb->get_var( "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM ...
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pagination in author.php template returns 404 error

Hi to the community!!! I need some help with pagination in author.php template. I have pagination working in all my loops except in authors.php that i get a 404 error. In my settings/reading i have ...
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Echo author ID in author.php

This is probably a super simple question. But how do I echo the ID of a user on author.php? I've tried the_author_meta('ID') But it didn't seem to want to work. I want to echo it at the end of a ...
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Help to condense/optimize some working code

WordPress by default shows ALL posts to users who are Authors. I wanted Authors to only be able to see their own posts so I came up with the following code which works well. Any suggestions to ...
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Get author total post votes from post meta

In author.php, i have the list with the posts written by the author. I'm trying to get the total number of votes, from the author posts. All posts have a post_meta with a numbered value. i need to ...
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How can I include author (their archive page) in search results?

How can I include author archive pages in the default search results? For example if I have an author name Billy Joe and I type his name into the search box a link to his author archive would ...
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How to check if a user (not current user) is logged in?

I need to display the online status (online/offline) for each author page (custom author page template). is_user_logged_in() only applies to the current user and I can't find a relevant approach ...
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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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Query posts in a category and include only one post per author?

I'm attempting to list posts from a category (a random selection). However, I only want to display one post per author. Thoughts? Appreciate the help.