[resolved] Displaying post author name and link, date, post category and tags (9 posts)

  1. OneOfTheFew
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I am trying to find out, how the theme is printing author name and link to the <mysite>/author/<myname> page with search results of all my posts.
    Actually, i want to override that link to my custom page, thats why im looking for it.
    I was trying to modify ./wp-includes/author-template.php, but seems it is not the right php file.

    Can someone help?

  2. I was trying to modify ./wp-includes/author-template.php, but seems it is not the right php file.

    No no no, don't so that. Ever. Editing any files that ship with WordPress should never be edited. At best you'll lose your work at the next update, at worse you'll make your installation insecure.

    Can you post a link to illustrate this /author/ problem? It may make it easier to offer you a solution.

  3. OneOfTheFew
    Posted 3 years ago #

    here i got some posts,
    after each one there is
    Post by CrazyDiamond, that links to http://photourism.ru/author/crazydiamond/

    I want it to link some other page, to http://photourism.ru/about/ maybe.

  4. OneOfTheFew
    Posted 3 years ago #

    or maybe i want to be able to edit http://photourism.ru/author/crazydiamond/, im not sure))

  5. OneOfTheFew
    Posted 3 years ago #

    So, is there any php file, that produce http://photourism.ru/author/crazydiamond/ ?
    I couldnt find anything with total 'egrep -r author *'

  6. Don't edit files, instead try using a redirect. Also don't bump, we frown on that here.

    If you want to send users who go to http://photourism.ru/author/crazydiamond/ or any author URL to http://photourism.ru/about/ then make a backup copy of your existing .htaccess file and add these lines to the top of that file.

    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine on
    RewriteRule author/.* http://photourism.ru/about/ [R=301,L]

    This will cause http://photourism.ru/author/crazydiamond/ to get 301 redirected to http://photourism.ru/about/ and you don't have to edit any WordPress files.

  7. OneOfTheFew
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I dont want use redirect because i want my blog posts links to my author page with rel="author". If i redirect - i will loose that relations.

    btw, redirecting with htaccess is only for apache users.

    Im trying to edit these functions:

    • pinboard_post_author
    • pinboard_entry_meta

    but for now with no success.

  8. *Looks ah, you're running nginx cool*

    That's a tricky one. You want to keep the author links but you don't want it to go to the author page but somewhere else. Doing it in code or the database is problematic so try one of these plugins instead.


    This one looks fairly current.


  9. OneOfTheFew
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ok, i have done everything with editing theme's functions.php
    >function pinboard_post_author
    >function pinboard_entry_meta

    web page was cached, thats why i didnt saw any results before.

    But the question "how to edit http://photourism.ru/author/crazydiamond/" still exists.

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