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I would like to create a custom url and a separate or duplicate the author.php template for another custom role w/o using plugins.

I found this related topic but it just modify the author url

Override default url for author pages?

Something like:

mydomain.com/author/foo

for all the default roles and

mydomain.com/member/john

for the new custom role

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Hi You can create a user roles and create a dynamic author base for each role from setting. Use the below github repo: https://github.com/thebrandonallen/edit-author-slug

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  • Thanks @Baikare Sandeep! preferably I don't want to use plugins and I have not tried it yet, but I can see the detail is straightforward and directly answers my requirements. Great find and resolved! 👍
    – smurfee
    Commented Jun 3, 2020 at 11:56
  • Yes, but custom code will be issue to put it in the theme when new upgrade comes in future. So I think plugin is better way to hook the functionality. in WordPress Commented Jun 4, 2020 at 13:42
  • Ok so I tried it the only issue that I am getting so far is that it works both ways, so if you use another slug with another role it still works and not exclusively for that role.
    – smurfee
    Commented Jun 6, 2020 at 11:39

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