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Top Authors

A highly customizable widget that allows you to display the top authors of your website easily.

1.0.10 (2015-05-12)

  • Added widget_title filter to the Widget title

1.0.9 (2015-05-12)

  • Added the custom ID field
  • Widget hidden if no authors

1.0.8 (2015-05-06)

  • Added the ta/post_query filter for more control over the authors shown

1.0.7 (2015-05-06)

  • Corrected a typo in a variable name

1.0.6 (2015-05-06)

  • Corrected an issue with the Authors to show parameter

1.0.5 (2015-05-05)

  • Corrected an typo in 1.0.4 which mixed up author ordering

1.0.4 (2015-05-05)

  • A user count issue coupled with role restrictions has been fixed

1.0.3 (2015-05-05)

  • Made sure post types work properly

1.0.2 (2015-05-05)

  • Added textdomain properly

1.0.1 (2015-04-29)

  • Implemented role exclusion properly

1.0.0 (2015-04-28)

  • Category/Tag/Taxonomy archives can have separate author lists based on the category shown
  • Post types can now be specified
  • Gravatar sizes are now specified within the placeholder
  • User meta fields can be pulled with a placeholder
  • Completely recoded
  • Standardized Widget UI
  • Plugin can now be translated
  • Added some developer friendly hooks

0.5.7

0.5.6

  • Tested with WP 3.5
  • Added author id function on request of Gornahoor %author_id% will be the author ID
  • Added author id link (non permalink) %link_author_id% will be http://www.linktoblog.com?author=1

0.5.5

  • WP 3.3.1 update.
  • Replaced deprecated function (now useing get_users)
  • Fixed all notices when wp-debug is on.

0.5.4

  • Fixed error when wordpress is installed outside of wp directory // thanks Crhis Nolan

0.5.3

  • Tested WP3.1, no big changes.

0.5.2

  • Nickname support
  • Display name support
  • Custom slug support (when using a plugin to rewrite author slug)
  • Custom author link after slug (choose between username | nickname | display name)

0.5.1

  • New feature to exclude authors with 0 posts (Thanks paul for request)

0.5

  • New feature requested by vectorism (thank you): Exclude administrator users from the list. Exclude function get information from wp_capabilities or blog_capabilities. If it's not working on your blog, please contact me.

0.4.2

  • bugfix sorting thanx Yusuf Savci for reporting!

0.4.1

0.4

  • Small bugfix in html template.
  • added gravatar support
  • added custom before and after the list tags

0.3.1

  • readme.txt updated

0.3

  • Cleaner and more effective PHP code
  • Added templating / self html support
  • Replaced space in author name by dash so the link is more WP friendly

0.2

  • Check if input is nummeric and between 1 and 99

0.1

  • Initial release

Requires: 3.5.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-5-12
Active Installs: 1,000+

Ratings

5 out of 5 stars

Support

2 of 3 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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