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Display Name Author Permalink

Description

Replaces the username for author permalinks with the users display name. Returns a 404 if the author permalink using the actual username is used.

Allows authors to select what to display in the URL for their author permalink by use of the users display name. Increments a counter on the end of duplicate display names to make them unique.

Upgrade

  1. Use the plugin updater in WordPress or…
  2. Delete the previous display-name-author-permalink folder from the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Upload the new display-name-author-permalink folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

Usage

  1. Install and activate.

Installation

  1. Upload the display-name-author-permalink folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or install directly through the plugin installer.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress or by using the link provided by the plugin installer

Reviews

Still works!

Whenever we need this functionality for a client, this is our go-to solution. Still works like a charm.

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Contributors & Developers

“Display Name Author Permalink” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0 (2009-05-12):

  • Initial Public Release