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Author page 404 (5 posts)

  1. Segaholic2
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I'm trying to implement links to author archive pages so people can easily look at the posts made by that author. We were previously using categories to do this but that is not as efficient.

    The problem is the link to a certain author 404s, and I have no idea why.
    http://www.seganerds.com/author/Chris (404)
    http://www.seganerds.com/?author=1 (this link works)

    I know the author archive page links use the author's login, so I was careful to write the link properly using the login and not nickname.

    The weirdest part is the other author archive links work fine:
    http://www.seganerds.com/author/G
    http://www.seganerds.com/author/Ryan

    Can anyone tell me why /author/Chris gives a 404 error? Thanks in advance.

  2. Aleister
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    You can try adding the following code to your sidebar, and see what link it generates for chris:

    <?php wp_list_authors(); ?>

  3. stuporglue
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I'm getting this as well.

    <?php wp_list_authors(); ?> lists invalid links for me, but the ?author= syntax works.

  4. Xenuan
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

  5. cregenda
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Chris, I see both your links don't work.

    I was wondering if you (or anyone else) have figured out the solution to this problem. I believe it has something to do with the installation of wordpress through Fantastico.

    Perhaps another wordpress fundi would be so kind as to help us out!

    Regards,
    David

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