Disable Author Archives

Description

A simple, lightweight WordPress plugin to completely disable author archives/pages (regardless of whether the corresponding author really exists) and make the web server return status code 404 (‘Not Found’) instead. Related links will also be either disabled or completely removed.

The plugin does not require any configuration. Once activated, it will start doing its job.

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/disable-author-archives directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress

FAQ

Where can I find the plugin’s configuration settings?

The plugin does not require any kind of configuration. Author archives will be disabled as soon as the plugin was activated.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

1.2.1

  • Subtle optimization.

1.2.0

  • Resolved redirection conflict.

1.1.0

  • Added no-cache headers.

1.0.0

  • Initial release.