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  • On my site we have multiple authors. I followed the directions that I found here on how to set this up but something is wrong. When you hover over each link it says but when you click on it you go to the home page.

    I was able to set it up so under each post (except on home page) it displays the Author’s Name and that would link to an author profile page with:

    <p>Written by <?php the_author_posts_link(); ?> | <?php the_time('F j, Y'); ?> </p>

    Then I created an author.php file:

    <?php get_header(); ?>
    <div id="content">
       <div id="contentleft">
    <!-- This sets the $curauth variable -->
    if(isset($_GET['author_name'])) :
    $curauth = get_userdatabylogin($author_name);
    else :
    $curauth = get_userdata(intval($author));
    <h3>About: <?php echo $curauth->display_name; ?></h3>
    <p><strong>Website:</strong> <a href=”<?php echo $curauth->user_url; ?>”><?php echo $curauth->user_url; ?></a></p>
    <p><strong>Profile:</strong> <?php echo $curauth->user_description; ?></p>
    <h3>Posts by <?php echo $curauth->display_name; ?>:</h3>
    <!– The Loop –>
    <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>
    <a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” rel=”bookmark” title=”Permanent Link: <?php the_title(); ?>”>
    <?php the_title(); ?></a>
    <?php endwhile; else: ?>
    <p><?php _e(’No posts by this author.’); ?></p>
    <?php endif; ?>
    <!– End Loop –>
    <?php include(TEMPLATEPATH."/sidebar_right.php");?>
    <!-- The main column ends  -->
    <?php get_footer(); ?>

    What am I missing?

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