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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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Show only comments on posts from authors in WordPress [on hold]

By default Wordpress shows all accounts all the reviews that the site has received. Did that when I was logged in as Author only show comments on the posts Author. see: Comments with green ...
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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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When to show the author box information automatically

I want to control when the author box is showed in my WordPress theme. It is showed in two pages: single.php and author.php. For the single.php page I already created an option to enable/disable this ...
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Display latest posts of author in a custom post type

Is there a plugin or code of sort that can display the last posts in a custom post type of a blog author? I know there are plugins/codes to display the last posts of the author, but I want to display ...
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Wordpress post count not showing for custom post type author

I've created a few custom post types based on Dave Rupert's boilerplate and then migrated existing posts to these newly created CPTs via Post Type Switcher plugin. I did not make any changes to the ...
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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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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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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 Now I want to add one more column of ...
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Authors & profiles (and exclude ID's)

I'm facing the following: I need to create a page with all authors and exclude multiple (id's). Strangely I'm using 'subscribers' to list the authors but it's working. <?php if ( ...
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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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How to get latest page (not post) of User and display the content

I've been trying to get the latest Page, not post, by author ID and display it on a page. The reason it has to be a page and not a post is that the user will only be posting one page and a whole ...
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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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Show the online status of the current post's author

Is there a way that I can show the online status (Either online or offline) of the author of the post that a site visitor is viewing? I imagine it's something to do with the Transients API ...
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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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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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How to have Function of a plugin using global vars into a shortcode?

I am trying to convert this piece of code into a shortcode so it can be used inside my posts. Is it possible? I cant think of how to do it as I am beginner in wordpress and learning via books/youtube ...
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Can't change author to myself after post published

I am having this weird issue wherein if I create and publish a post, I can/am attributed as the author. However, if my editor creates a post and tries to add me as an author, I don't appear. It ...
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Total Word Count For Posts And Comments By One Author

How can I count words in posts + tags + comments and display the number of total words used by each author ?
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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 ...
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Assigning author to Custom Post Type

I have created a custom post type and created 2 posts under it. I've created one user as a author and assigned those 2 post to this author. But now, when I go to the user section in admin, it shows 0 ...
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Can't grab author info outside of the loop

I have an author box outside of the loop that is supposed to grab the name of the author, but the correct author isn't being displayed most likely because these tags only work inside the loop. What ...
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the_author() not working outside the loop

I have the following code on index.php and I want to include this line of code (bellow) to display author info on top of the loop. <?php include 'author-top.php'; ?><!--author--> I ...
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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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Exclude a category of posts in author template

I'm using the following author archive code: <?php /** * The template for displaying Author Archive pages. * * @package Cryout Creations * @subpackage Parabola * @since Parabola 1.0 */ ...
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Query unique author ids with published post of type job

I'm trying to come up with a simple query to return an array of unique author IDs that have a post_status of 'publish' and a post_type of 'job'. I know I can query using: $args = array( 'post_type' ...
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How to get Author ID outside the loop

I can't get the post author ID outside the loop to make the get_the_author_meta work. So far I've tried different approaches: 1. $author_id=$post->post_author; 2. global $post; ...
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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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Guest posts with author's url and twitter photo

There's an urgent need for my school website to allow Guest Posts for essay assignments of students. The guest posts submitted by students should provide each student with his/her own url where one ...
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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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Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives

For a user with wiki-update permission only, I want to list their wiki articles in the author archive page. Currently, it comes back with "NOT FOUND Apologies, but ...". I am using the Twenty-ten ...
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Display an authors post on a single page only when they are logged in

I am having trouble finding a solution or the correct tutorial on how to get this done, I have been looking for weeks and still no outcome. What I am trying to accomplish is display all post on the ...
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URLs to user page is broken

My domain is http://mongage.com I don't know what happened to my site. the user URL linking to author/user page is broken. I switched to a new theme, but no success. I am using thentythirteen and the ...
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I would like all rel=author links to lead to Google+, but those on my homepage lead to the WP author page

Is there a way to achieve this (best case, without an additional plugin)? Currently I don't use any extra Google+ authorship plugins (most likely it works through JetPack).
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Display Post Author Link above the loop

I am trying to display current post author link above the loop (before loop starts) with this tag the_author_posts_link() but it's not displaying the author post link. Anyone please help me. Edited ...
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Display A list of Admins

I have a function that allows me to display ALL users on my site, but I was wondering if there was a way to display Admins and Contributors in a separate loop? My current function: function ...
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Display a registered user profile page

I have a website where users can register, login and their edit profile, they can comment but not post. What I am looking for is a way to display a user profile page (where I display the gravatar and ...
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How to add editor's name to entry meta byline?

I have one multi-authored blog site and a few editors. What I want is to display the name of the editor along with the author's name in a post, so that it would read like: Posted by , Edited by Is ...
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How to change the post author when the post is published?

I wanted to change the author when a post change from draft to publish. I have $_GET['auth_id'] variable in post edit screen like this ...wp-admin/post.php?post=53&action=edit&auth_id=5. I ...
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Emailing Authors only when a CUSTOM POST TYPE post is published- not when edited later [duplicate]

I have the following function that emails authors of a custom post type when the post is published which is great, but I would like it so that it does not email them on any future edits after that to ...
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How to let a user choose an authors and save it to the database?

I have a multi-author Wordpress site which reads different rss feeds and posts them to my page. I was wondering if it is possible to make a code that would provide an opportunity to registered user ...
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Getting author page slug from get_users() or get_userdata() functions

wp_list_authors() gives a list of author pages permalinks (site.com/author/john, site.com/author/jenny, etc). I want the same links using get_users() or get_userdata() functions instead. I need these ...
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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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Add new user and user bio at same time

Note this is not referring to any type of author bio display but rather how it's entered via the Admin. As it stands now, the new user screen doesn't have any author bio field. It's only after you ...
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Woocommerce: assign an “author” to a product

I'm developing my first theme for woocommerce. I need to be able to have "authors" (really "designers") assigned to woocommerce products. Is that feasible? I was thinking of using the wordpress ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Create a author subpage

I want to create a author subpage, that looks like this www.example.com/author/user/subpage I read the Wordpess codex about how to create subpages. You can link a page with another page in the page ...