This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

WP Author Slug

Description

This plugin replaces the author slug with a sanitized version of the user’s display name.

It will prevent hackers from finding out your login name through the author archive’s URL and works
towards your friendly URLs with using your display name.

Reviews

Excellent Plugin

brightonseo

After discovering this WordPress security flaw, I found this plugin and it works a treat. Thanks Konstantin.

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Changelog

1.3.0

  • Maintenance release.
  • Tested with WordPress 4.0.

1.2.2

  • Updated utility class.
  • Tested with WordPress 3.4.1.

1.2.1

  • Updated uninstall.php and activation hook to use WordPress User API instead of custom queries.
  • Updated utility class.

1.2

  • Tested for WordPress 3.3.1.

1.1

  • Tested for WordPress 3.1.1.
  • Added complete uninstall routine.
  • Added compatibility for pre-3.1 multisite installs.

1.0

  • Initial Release.

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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