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install WP3.0, use the mulisite feature and create a template in the first blog. This template has different loops and switch in each blog and use the content in the loop; use function switch_to_blog() for switch and then use default wp_query() Also you can use import via RSS, maybe with plugins, maybe RSSimport, or own source


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You can modify all main queries before they happen via the pre_get_posts action and a check if is_main_query: function wpa75492_post_type_query( $query ) { if ( $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( 'post_type', array( 'book' ) ); } } add_action( 'pre_get_posts', 'wpa75492_post_type_query' );


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You will want to implement that using AJAX. Read these two articles from the Codex for further information about integrating Wordpress with some AJAX action: AJAX AJAX in Plugins Just to give you a head start, you will want something like this: Client-side (Javascript) $(element).click(function() { var data = { action: ...


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http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_comments#Parameters your problem is using author_email, you need user_id i just use similar script. <?php $args = array( 'user_id' => $user->ID, 'number' => 10, // how many comments to retrieve 'status' => 'approve' ); $comments = get_comments( $args ...


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toscho is correct. User levels have been deprecated for a long time now. However, the following will get you the available information about the author of the posts on an author archive page. $author = get_queried_object(); var_dump($author); In that dump you should see everything you need, but use the role not the user level-- look in $author->roles. ...


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If you are talking about author.php in your theme directory, usually at wp-content/themes/<YOURTHEMENAME> this isn't a core file but part of your theme. Themes don't get changed when WordPress is updated, so concerning WordPress updates themes are safe. But if your theme isn't custom made by you (which I assume here) this file would be changed if you ...


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Don't run a new query in the template, modify the main query before it's run via the pre_get_posts action in the theme's functions.php file. function wpd_author_query( $query ) { if ( $query->is_author() && $query->is_main_query() ) { // your code to set $current_user_name here $query->set( 'meta_key', ...


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When the loop is complete, have_posts() rewinds it back by calling the rewind_posts() method of the $wp_query object, see here. Here's another (more simple?) setup that you could try: while( have_posts()): the_post(); if ( 0 == $wp_query->current_post ): // post 1 elseif ( 1 == $wp_query->current_post ): // post 2 ...


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What you need to use here is the WP_Comment_Query() function. So on the author.php page, you can easily get the author info and ID as followed: // get author info $curauth = (isset($_GET['author_name'])) ? get_user_by('slug', $author_name) : get_userdata(intval($author)); // set ID $user_id = $curauth->ID; Then we add the user ID in the query ...


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Basic debugging... $current_author = get_query_var('author'); var_dump($current_author); ... would reveal that $current_author is a string, not an object. The problem is that you are trying to use the string as an object in the query. get_posts( 'author='.$current_author->id.'&posts_per_page=1&order=DESC&orderby=post_date' ); Change ...


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You can do this using both client-side and server-side validation. If you're doing something on the client-side then you should duplicate the functionality on the server, too. Modern debugging tools make it far too easy to circumvent JavaScript functionality. This questions lends itself well to begin solved as plugin, so I'm approaching it as such. First, ...


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I found the answer to this from @bybloggers answer found here. http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/58793/12920 I modified his code very slightly to tailor it to my needs, but this is the code that worked for me and was exactly what I was looking for: // Create the query var so that WP catches the custom /member/username url function ...


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I assume you are trying to show the role of the post's Author and not the current user viewing the author page. assuming you are inside the loop, do the following: //get the post author's ID $user_id = get_the_author_meta( 'ID' ); //assume we are in The Loop $user_obj = get_userdata( $user_id ); if( !empty( $user_obj->roles ) ){ foreach( ...


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You're going to want to use the author_template filter to process this. Just to clarify, the filter's "author" means all users, it appears. I'm not sure why. This will be called while the backend is deciding which template page to use when showing a user's profile on your site. You need to add an author-editor.php file and then filter to it if the user ...


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I just put a piece of code from author.php file of TwentyTwelve theme: <?php /* Queue the first post, that way we know * what author we're dealing with (if that is the case). * * We reset this later so we can run the loop * properly with a call to rewind_posts(). */ the_post(); ?> <header class="archive-header"> ...


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You've already used sanitize_title once in you code. You need to use that in again, inside the wpse5742_author_link function. $link = str_replace( $author_nicename, sanitize_title($author_nickname), $link ); That should take care of the spaces. Another other option is to use urlencode but sanitize_title keeps things consistent. I (minimally) tested your ...


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If you don't want to use Multisite, yet still want to have multiple blogs with a common backend, another idea is: Customize your theme's Author Templates so each author's "blog homepage" has a distinct design Create several different stylesheets, one per author. Use some conditional logic to display the appropriate stylesheet when viewing an individual ...


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Could be because you are passing an array of array try this: <?php $my_query = new WP_Query(); $my_query->query(array( 'post__in' => $curauth->user_favourite_post)); while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?> <h3><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h3> ...


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<?php if(!empty($curauth->description)) { ?> <div class="title">About me</div> <div class="descwrap"> <div class="descinner"> <?php echo $curauth->description; ?> </div> </div> <?php } ?> This should work for you. It checks if the variable is empty or not ...


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When using custom post types I got around this problem by using the following code. Of course you will need to put in the HTML for how you want it to display on your site. <?php $temp = $wp_query; $wp_query= null; $wp_query = new WP_Query(); $wp_query->query(''); // Enter you query here ?> <?php while ...


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The mistake is in your first block of code: <?php if (have_posts()): the_post(); ?> <h3> <?php _e('All posts by'); ?> <?php echo get_the_author(); ?> <span class="arrows">&raquo;</span> </h3> <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post();?> You call the_post() to populate the regular ...


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Change: $user_roles = $current_user->roles; with $user = new WP_User( $user_id ); $user_roles = $user->roles; and the $user_id should e the actual user id who's role you are trying to get. Update, Sorry i just read the author template part so try this: //first get the current author whos page you are viewing if(isset($_GET['author_name'])) ...


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I cracked it! In my case I first created an author.php page (my theme lacked one) from the archive.php by cloning and cleaning it. Then I found this piece of code: <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> It basically says: if the authors has published some posts, then... Well, I just added: "OR NOT!" <?php if ( have_posts() || !have_posts() ) : ?> ...


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An easy way is to use a static variable to store author name, then run again same function on a later hook, maybe 'posts_results' and set back the variable: function wpquery( $query, $query_on_results = NULL ) { static $author_name = NULL; if ( current_filter() === 'pre_get_posts' ) { if ( $query->is_author() && $query->is_main_query() ...


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This is a very simple PHP issue, unrelated to WordPress. You need to check if the value is empty before echoing it. So, store them as variables first: $twitter = get_the_author_meta('twitter', $author_id); $facebook = get_the_author_meta('facebook', $author_id); //etc Then check them before displaying: if(!empty($twitter)) { echo '<a ...


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First get a list of the author posts then loop over the each post and get the terms used ex: function list_author_used_terms($author_id){ // get the author's posts $posts = get_posts( array('post_type' => 'custom_post_type_name', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'author' => $author_id) ); $author_terms = array(); //loop over the posts and ...


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Simple solution drop this in your functions.php function your_get_comment_author_link () { global $comment; if ($comment->user_id == '0') { if (!empty ($comment->comment_author_url)) { $url = $comment->comment_author_url; } else { $url = '#'; } } else { $url = ...


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There is a filter called author_link. You can use that change the URL to whatever you want. add_filter( 'author_link', function ($link, $author_id, $author_nicename) { var_dump($link, $author_id, $author_nicename); // debug return $link; // return your modified URL }, 1,3 ); The question does not have enough detail to allow for more ...


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This might be better handled with using rewind_posts();. I've used this to get around this problem recently, and it's worked well. It simply rewinds the loop back to the first post (http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/rewind_posts). I've suggested (untested) code below. <?php rewind_posts(); ?> <?php if (have_posts()): the_post(); ?> ...


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when you use the loop the number of post displayed is choosen fron the option set in Settings->Reading in you backend. It affects all the standard loops, not only the author page. To change only for author page you have to use pre_get_posts hook and set the wanted number of posts using posts_per_page argument: ...



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