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Featured Users


While working on a custom WordPress theme we needed the ability to feature users / authors. So we created this plugin which allows the administrator to easily star (featured) users. Then using a custom query in the theme we where able to get only the featured users by only retrieving users with the custom user meta "jsfeatured_user". The plugin dosent make any chanages to your current theme it only does the following:

  1. Adds a featured column in the Users panel of the WordPress Admin
  2. When a user is featured the plugin adds or updates the custom filed "jsfeatured_user" and sets the value to yes.

Feel free to use and include in your WordPress Installs, please think of us if you need a custom theme or plugin developed!!

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  1. Download the file to your computer.
  2. Unzip the file.
  3. Upload the featured-users-wordpress-plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


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