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Edit Author Slug

Allows an admin (or capable user) to edit the author slug of a user, and change the author base.
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This plugin allows full control of your user permalinks, allowing you to change both the author base (the ‘/author/’ portion of the author URLs), and the author slug (defaults to the username of the author). You can set the author base globally, or you can set it to be user-specific based on a user’s role. You now have the power to craft the perfect URL structure for you Author pages.

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Just works

By sunnyp81 on December 6, 2022

Just works

Not working with WP 6.0.2

By kinngjatt on September 9, 2022

Custom Role based URL is not working with WP 6.0.2

Edit Author Slug

By Anonymous User 18507509 (anonymized_18507509) on July 25, 2022

Edit Author Slug


By George (quantum_leap) on July 2, 2022

It came in handy just when I needed some custom author base slugs. Thanks, Brandon!


By ABCDiamond on June 7, 2022

I needed to change the admin url from /mysite/author/admin-name to /mysite/author/xyz, for anonymity, and it works. Nice and easy. Thank you.

Plugin allowed Malware into site

By avengersman on March 4, 2022

My web hosting (NameHero) found malware associated with this plugin on my site. Do not use this.

Very good plugin

By bringerllc on October 30, 2021

This is a must-have! Works as advertised.

Works like a charm!

By osaopaulo on September 30, 2021

A simple plugin that works just fine! Thank you!

Works well

By misaka1 on August 10, 2021

I love this plugin, it's very simple to use and does its job perfectly

I happily give 5 stars

By PeterF (peter02aug2021) on August 9, 2021

really much needed feature, and the plug in is well elaborated.

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