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Author Slug Field


This plugin will add a new field in the profile page to enable you to edit the user_nicename field which controls the URL of authors home page.

Example of author’s default home URL (with permalink):

Can be changed to this:


  • Author slug field on profile page "English Interface"
  • Author slug field on profile page "Arabic Interface"


To install this plugin, you need to do the following:

  1. Unzip the downloaded file from the WordPress plugins directory.
  2. Upload the unzipped “author-slug-field” directory to your WordPress plugin directory “wp-content/plugins”.
  3. Activate the plugin.

Contributors & Developers

“Author Slug Field” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Initial public release.