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Custom Author URL


This plugin gives you full control over the permalinks for author pages. When using “pretty permalinks”, by default URLs to author pages are structured:

With this plugin you can change the “author” part of these URLs into anything you like, for example:

The plugin will also automatically change links throughout your site that point to author pages. The URLs of author feeds are also changed.

Visit the plugin’s homepage if you have any comments questions.


  1. Download the plugin and unzip,
  2. Upload the author-slug folder to your wp-content/plugins folder,
  3. Activate the plugin through the WordPress admin,
  4. Go to Settings > Custom Author URL and customize the slug for your author pages


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  • Fixed issue with use of shorthand PHP tag
  • Renamed plugin


  • Rewriting the author slug is now done in a much more efficient way.
  • Added localization of the plugin settings pages.


  • First release