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  • smoofv

    (@smoofv)


    So I’m new. I’m trying hard. And there’s a lot of things I can’t figure out. But let’s start with getting the blog to indicate which author has written a post. I use the drop down menu on the “write a post” page, but it doesn’t attribute the post to a specific author. I’ve read the book, dug around, and can’t figure this simple thing out. HELP!

    Thanks,

    Brad

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  • Lucius

    (@lucius)

    Hi Brad,
    login and go to the Presentation page, choose Themes Editor and edit the main Index template.
    You should find the <div class=”postinfo>, with the specifications about the author of the post and the date/time
    L.

    MichaelH

    (@michaelh)

    That information is usually displayed as a result of placing the Template Tag, the_author in your theme’s index.php file. In the WordPress Classic 1.5 theme (wp-content/themes/classic/index.php file) there is just such as example.

    Resources:
    Stepping into Templates
    Stepping into Template Tags

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