ok, so it will only work on the archive/category page, outside the loop?
i am trying to use the categories as the author name. i have the last name in the main category field, and the first name in the custom field.
but i need to bring up both values in the index.php page for every single post.
is there no way of doing that?
does anyone have another solution? the reason why i have to separate the last name and first name is because i need it to appear as: