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WordPress Custom Author Page

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by aspe_heat, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. aspe_heat

    aspe_heat Power Member

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    Hey everyone!

    I want to create a custom author page for my WordPress website, however...I ALWAYS mess up my website when I edit .php files. So could anyone share their own custom page or help me design my own? I would like author photo there along with author biography, then there would be latest posts including a link to the author's post archive, as well as maybe a Twitter feed if the author has specified his Twitter ID in the settings and maybe amount of achievement points (via Achievement plugin).

    Would this be possible to create?

    Thanks!
     
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    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    Aspe_heat,

    I may be missing something specific to your situation but you shouldn't have to edit any PHP files to make another page on your wordpress site. I'm not sure what theme you are using but you should just be able to go in and set up a page. You don't even have to know HTML or CSS unless you want to get real crazy with it.

    More on pages,

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Pages

    Hope that helps,

    Shawn
     
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    aspe_heat Power Member

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    Thanks for your help!

    Well, what I want is a unique page on my website which will contain different author page. For example, whenever someone goes to mywebsite.com/author/authorname he/she would see the custom page I made which contains info I mentioned above.