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Questions tagged [author]

'Author' in the WP context can refer to two different things: the person who has written a certain post/page or the role a user has.

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Change author base and slug in author link

Hello im trying to change the author link from mysite/author/username to mysite/companies/dataFromUserMetabox i tried the approach from this answer chage author url its working the url changed but ...
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Send Notification to all users that followed some author

I'm trying to send notifications for who followed some author when he published new post! But it always sent to only one user not to all the followers! So how can i send to all followers ids? ...
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Can’t echo all coauthors in loop (coauthor plus)

I did a summary of different pages (https://www.critikat.com) with a while loop and call children of pages when they have some with a foreach, and I call the coauthors for each of them as I did in the ...
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Author Date Function not working as expected [duplicate]

I am trying to get whether the author has posted within the last 30 days but this returns TRUE even if the author hasn't posted within the last 30 days. <?php $args = array( 'post_type' =>...
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Front End Ajax Pagination for users list inside author profile page

I really tired of being no one here answering me! I'm newbie with WP, And i'm trying to create an followers/following users list for our users inside their profile page with Ajax Pagination. The ...
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OceanWP settings are missing from Add New Post [closed]

When logged in as Author, the screen options do not include OceanWP settings. If logged in as Administrator, the options do include OceanWP settings. The Author needs these settings to remove such ...
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remove author and date from all posts [on hold]

I've tried including some code in style.css of my theme, but it didn't work. Ex: body.blog .posted-on, body.blog .post-author, body.blog .post-comments, body.blog .entry-taxonomy { display: none; }...
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Function to check if author has posted within the last x days

Is is possible to check whether an author has posted in the last X days? I am currently using this function to determine whether he has posted at all. $args = array( 'post_type' => '...
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Echo Text If User Is Logged in But NOT the Author of post

i am coding a plugin, where user can subscribe to a indvidual author of post (like we do on YouTube). I want to display the subscribe link to all logged in users, but not the author of post. my ...
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Users list with Ajax Pagination inside each author profile for their follower and following users

I'm trying to create an followers/following users list for each user in their profile page with Ajax Pagination. Someone here was helped me to make the Ajax pagination working, but i'm facing a big ...
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How to prevent users/authors from seing IP/email of new commentators?

I have a plugin on my WordPress installation that allows users to suggest ideas. This results in them becoming the author of a post (although their role is still just "subscriber"). I received ...
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Get author image from corresponding article in thumbnail

I want to add an author image for each thumbnail-preview on my homepage. I tried <?php echo get_avatar( get_the_author_meta( 'ID' ), 32 ); ?> but it gives me the same image in every thumbnail. ...
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Want to add post to user dashboard

I would like to add edit.php to user dashboard who registers as subscriber on a website. Code which i using is add_action( 'admin_menu', 'remove_menus' ); function remove_menus(){ if(!...
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Remove dashboard links from wordpress

I am trying to remove two links from users dashboard keeping it on admin but it goes off on both user and admin. One i need to remove from user dashboard and other is contact form plugin link contact....
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How to update author display name on blog posts based on user role

I'm trying to add a verify author badge to my blog and i have been able to use this code function add_verification_bagdge_to_authors($current_user) { global $post; $current_user = ...
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Author name length character limit?

In comments, I want to limit author names. For example, the author's name should be no more than 10 characters. I'm looking for a way to do this. Thank you very much in advance.
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author.php not showing content if Author has no Posts

I am making a custom Genesis theme, and have a custom author.php file that pulls in various custom fields (Using Advanced Custom Fields), and author meta information to the page from the author ...
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How do I get all authors posts of a custom post type outside loop

I'm trying to create a utility script that to add some metadata into all posts of a certain post type. Right now I have it set up to loop through all users $blogusers = get_users(array( 'role'...
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How to display latest posts with authors image

how can U get latest posts from a specific category and post them with the picture of the author. All authors are signed as an author on WordPress and they all have profile picture. Actually it will ...
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Display only custom post type count for current author on the “At a Glance” dashboard widget

I am using this code to display all custom post types along with their count on the "At a Glance" dashboard widget: add_action( 'dashboard_glance_items', 'cpad_at_glance_content_table_end' ); ...
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How do I tag every author in their posts that they have made previously

So here is the situation, I have a wordpress blog site that is a few years old, and every user had a different account to post with. Now what i want is a plugin/script that automatically adds the ...
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Show all authors in drop down panel while choosing author for a post

I would like to see all authors when i am choosing author for a specific post, yet i can only see around 25 of them. We have around 230 authors, how can i see them all? Thank you.
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WordPress does not find author pages in search

I have created a custom child theme based on twentytwelve. I assumed that searching for 'Addy' should return results, as I have an author named 'Addy'. Url is here: https://www.nvk-keramiek.nl.
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How to allow different authors to use same post slug?

We have a multi-author WordPress site where different authors need the ability to use the same slug (post_name). Right now WordPress will append a -2 to the slug but how can we prevent WordPress from ...
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Why is wp_list_authors not picking up Authors from CPT's?

Why is wp_list_authors not picking up Authors from CPT's when I have the supports option enabled? From what I have read elsewhere it looks like I have everything covered but the authors of CPT's ...
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Show Author information on post page on dashboard

When an admin clicks on a post in the WordPress dashboard, is it possible to display the author of the post's details, like meta content? ie. name, phone, email?
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Following/Followers Users list Using Ajax Pagination inside Author Profile

I will try to be clear, I'm using "Users Following System" plugin. And I added a list of the following/followers users into the author.php profile, now I'm trying to use Ajax pagination. For sure ...
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Polylang: Display author´s bio in default language/disable author´s bio translation

I use to output the post´s author bio. In this field I just add the telephone number of the author so that´s in every language the same. Is there a possibility to say Polylang that it won´t ...
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Author name is not working on category page

On my category page post author name is not getting displayed This is what I am using <?php echo get_the_author_meta('display_name', $author_id); ?> Here is my loop <div class="a-article-...
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How To Display Author Popup on Entry Meta (Genesis Framework)?

How to when the mouse pointer on the author name can display Author Popup like this site? https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/keto Thank you!
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I've removed my /author/ slug but it clashes with new and existing pages. Any fixes?

I've successfully removed my author slug using this tutorial: https://wp-snippet.com/snippets/remove-author-prefix-from-slug/ so it's like website.com/author/cixxy to website.com/cixxy My question ...
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How do I edit disclaimer/contact information?

I inherited this wordpress website called RxStudyGuides to use as a study tool for pharmacy students. However, the owner and creator of the website still has there contact information on the website ...
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How to add author on WordPress Pages? Not blog article page

I am having trouble adding author on each pages of a website built in WordPress. Any idea how can I do that automatically? Thanks
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Display only entire most recent post on author page?

Is there a way to display only the most recent post in its entirety on the author web page instead of all the posts? In other words, I would like the author web page to look just like a single post ...
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Show posts by a custom post author

I have a listing site and various authors create custom posts (job_listing) On the listing post itself, I would like to show the links to the last 5 NORMAL blog posts by that author Is this anywhere ...
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User Comments on separate author page

I have added the user comments to author page (archive template), after the blog posts if any. So on page www.my.blog/author we have blog posts and all the user comments display below the posts. ...
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Permit users with author role to edit a custom post type

I have this already coded project which has a custom post type with a certain behavior: it is only a single post and admins/editors/authors can only edit its content. it's content is a custom data ...
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Display Random Post in Author Page

By default when we open any author's page, WordPress displays latest posts from that author first. What I want: If anyone opens any author's page, it will display random posts from that author. I ...
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Need to display author's email id in the “Edit post” field in wp dashboard. How do I do this?

I have created a custom post type & have enabled frontend posting for the same. I need the Edit post page to display the original author's email id. I already have "post author" displayed, but ...
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How to force authors to 'submit for review'?

So currently when authors add a post they can publish it straight away. How can i change it so that all their posts need to be reviewed first? I've seen a few codes that can solve that but when it ...
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htaccess rewrite for author query string when WP is in subfolder

I have successfully forbidden access to any kind of author pages whether trough /author/username/ or the ?author={#id} query string. I did this with this added to the beginning of my htaccess file: &...
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Hide Author.php template from specific user role

I have a author.php template that styles a user profile (custom role: agents,etc) I have a blog and Editors & Contributors can post articles. Problem When a viewer on the blog clicks an ...
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Add Date and Author to Posts

I need to add the date and author to blog posts. The line needs to read like this example: Posted on January 20, 2018 by Name Clicking on the date will take you to a page with all posts published on ...
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Yoast SEO plugin open graph add meta tag to fetch Avatar from Author Page

I'm trying to create a new og:image for author avatar when the users sharing their author profile page to Facebook. I'm a newbie with WordPress, After searching for more than 6 months but i'm always ...
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Styling the post author meta box without editing the wp core

I'm using Advanced custom fields so that I could place a checkbox 'Certified' in user panel. I look at the user profile and check the box if the user meets certain criteria. I would like to style the ...
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wp-comment author- url +, email filter hook

Don't know how to change '@' and 'HTTP/S' in ALL comment-stuff, so those will be displayed in WP as unclickable contents. Do you have the knowledge and patience to straighten the following lines? ...
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Send email to users when they get new followers

I'm using a simple plugin "user following system" And all what i need to do is sending an email after the users get a new followers. I think this is the important part of the plugin code: function ...
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Author Archive Page just Show Default Post, not my CPT created using Pods Framework

I had a little problem when I created the archive page for the Author to show my CPTs and Default Post created using Pods Framework on a page, at a time. I made some CPTs called "Literature" and "...
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How to get the count of Following and Followers for users

I'm using a plugin "Favorite-Authors" and the plugin owner stopped updating, and i just want to get the followers count of who followed me or the others, I can get the following count by using the ...
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Creating User Profiles using author.php

I am trying to create a user profile template using author.php. However, the template remains blank if I try to see the profile of a user that has not created any posts. www.website.com/author/user1 -...