Co-Authors Plus 3.1: Manage co-authors from Quick Edit, misc improvements

Co-Authors Plus makes it possible to assign multiple bylines to posts, pages, and custom post types via a search-as-you-type meta box. Thanks to Mike Patek at Vocativ, version 3.1 includes co-author management via Quick Edit: Also in this release: Updated Spanish translation, courtesy of sergiomajluf. Now matches core behavior when displaying author archive on multisite: user […]

End of one era, on to the next

Automattic has claimed ownership of the plugins I worked on during my employment. As such, the VIP team and others will be taking responsibility for their continued development, maintenance, WordPress.org support, etc. Hopefully they remain independent and aren’t rolled into Jetpack. I’ll contribute as relevant to Human Made projects, but will no longer take an […]

Co-Authors Plus v3.0: Introducing Guest Authors

Co-Authors Plus v3.0: Introducing Guest Authors. Finally out the door after several months in the making. And, not to jinx myself, no bug reports on day one. The upside of using your clients as guinea pigs.

Co-Authors Plus v2.6.3: Enhancements and bug fixes

Co-Authors Plus makes it easy to add multiple bylines to a given post, and has full support for custom post types. Out just a moment ago, v2.6.3 has the following improvements: AJAX user search is back to searching against first name, last name, display name, email address and user ID. The method introduced in v2.6.2 didn’t […]

Co-Authors Plus v2.6.2: Enhancements and bug fixes

Co-Authors Plus makes it easy to add multiple bylines to a given post, and has full support for custom post types. Out just a moment ago, v2.6.2 has the following improvements: AJAX user search matches against first name, last name, and nickname fields too, in addition to display name, user login, and email address. Comment moderation […]

Allowing authors to set co-authors

In the WordPress.org forums, whoaloic asks: I have a site with multiple authors. I would like to allow authors who create a post or a page to give rights to other authors. For now, only administrator and editor can do that. Is there a solution? Yep, totally doable. By default, Co-Authors Plus defaults to ‘edit_others_posts’ […]

Show biographies for co-authors at the end of your post

In the WordPress.org forums, doubleedesign says: I want to add the authors’ biographies to the end of each post. Awesome… it’s pretty simple to do. Conceptually, what we need to do is load our co-authors, and then loop through printing the relevant information for each one. You’ll want to put the following code snippet within […]

Co-authors in your RSS feeds

In the WordPress.org forums, razorfrog asks: Short of editing core WordPress code, is it possible to display the multiple authors in the site’s RSS feed? Of course there is! From the source code, we know the RSS feed template uses the_author() to display the post’s byline information. Furthermore, the_author() echoes get_the_author() which is a filterable […]