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Authors as Taxonomy

Description

Decouple authors from users. Instead of using users as authors use a special taxonomy for it.

The plugin gives a simple way to have “guest author”, user generated content, multiple authors,
or any other setting in which you might not want to give people access permissions to the admin
side of WordPress but still want to give credit to the author and have some way to aggregate
his/hers posts on the site.

You can combine this plugin with any other plugin which prevent user enumeration to prevent
user name leakage and

Read more on the plugins main page https://calmpress.org/authors-as-taxonomy/

Documentation

Contribute

Pull Requests, bug reports and/or enhancement suggestions are welcome at https://github.com/calmPress/Authors-as-taxonomy

Installation

After installing the plugin via your favorite installation method, you will probably want
to go over existing posts, and create and associate authors with them.

In the case you have many posts, and a theme that displays author informtion (why would you use the plugin otherwise 😉 )
and do not feel the need to have an author associated with all of them, you will probably want to modify your theme
to display author information only when it is not “empty”.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

After installing the plugin via your favorite installation method, you will probably want
to go over existing posts, and create and associate authors with them.

In the case you have many posts, and a theme that displays author informtion (why would you use the plugin otherwise 😉 )
and do not feel the need to have an author associated with all of them, you will probably want to modify your theme
to display author information only when it is not “empty”.

Contributors & Developers

“Authors as Taxonomy” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0.0 – December 16th 2017

  • Initial release