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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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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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Automatically Populate Post Taxonomy Data Based on Post Author Meta Data?

I'm trying to use author meta data to automatically populate a custom taxonomy on a given author's post(s). Currently, the taxonomy is visible on the post page, but I intend on hiding it from the ...
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Twenty Twelve Author not displaying

I have a WordPress blog. On which I want to display author name with each post. I have tried various plugins but these don't work for me. This is the address of blog: http://altuslift.com/blog/ I ...
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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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Show the author's count of total amount of posts assign to a custom taxonomy term

I have assigned a custom taxonomy named Highlight to posts and I have added a term to it named Featured.  Whenever I want to feature a post, I simply assign it to featured.  To each author, I want ...
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Modify search to display authors

I have been looking around the web but could not find a solution to this problem. Right now the search function in Wordpress - as I understand it - goes through the posts and looks for matching words. ...
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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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Show Subpage in Author Slug Address

I changed author slug to "profile" then i created a page named "profile" and a subpage named "edit" for showing profile editing page. Now profile edit page link is "mysite.com/profile/edit" but ...
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Change Author Name to Sitename on Frontend

How can I change the author name on the frontend to be the sitename instead without modifying theme? I am basically looking for something that I can package as plugin on my site that will no longer ...
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How to add authors contact info to author metabox in post editor?

By default the Author Metabox on the post editor displays only a drop down to set the author of that respective post/page. I'd like the author's contact info (email address) displayed on the Author ...
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Assign uploaded file to user

I'm developing a project in which I need to give the logged in user (editors) the option to "give" that uploaded file (media) to a specific user. In other words, i want to add an additional field in ...
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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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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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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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Possible to switch between admin view and author view?

The wordpress admin dashboard can be a bit daunting for "normal" wp authors. Is it possible for users who need admin privileges to only see the simpler author view, but be able to switch to the full ...
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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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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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Wordpress: How to get the current logged in author page URL?

Is there a way to display, via a PHP function, the author posts link (myblog.com/author/jason) of the current logged in user ? In fact, I would like to display, for every logged in user, a "My ...
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How to diplay a div only if at least one author custom profile field is filled?

I try to build a small plugin that adds few social profile fields to WordPress user form and display their social icons to the author meta box on single post. The problem I face is as follow: The ...
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Root level category, tag, author and archive pages to work

I want root level Wordpress urls to work for category, tag, author and archive page. For example right now categories pages are. domain.com/category/cat-name/ it shows posts under cat-name ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...