Author

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Syntax

<txp:author />

The author tag is a single tag that is used to return the name of the author of the currently displayed article.

Attributes

Tag will accept the following attributes (case-sensitive):

escape="html" v4.6.0+
Escape HTML entities such as <, > and &.
Values: html or unset.
Default: html.
format="boolean" v4.6.0+
Display plain URL or full link.
Values: link, url or unset.
Default: unset (display title or full link, depending on link).
link="boolean"
Make text a link to the author’s posts.
Values: 0 (no) or 1 (yes).
Default: 0.
section="section name" v4.0.4+
Restrict to articles from specified section(s).
Values: (comma separated list of) section name(s).
Default: unset, retrieves from all sections.
this_section="boolean" v4.0.4+
If set to 1, the linked author name will direct users to an author list in the current section, otherwise author list from all sections is displayed.
Values: 0 (no, all sections) or 1 (yes, this section only).
Default: 0.
title="boolean" v4.3.0+
Whether to display the author’s real name or login name.
Values: 0 (login name) or 1 (real name).
Default: 1.

Examples

<h1>
    <txp:title />
</h1>
<txp:body />
<p class="author-date">
    Posted By: <txp:author link="1" /> at <txp:posted />
</p>

The author’s name in this article form is a hyperlink to a list of articles by this author.

Other tags used: posted, title, body.

Example 2: Author landing page

<txp:if_author>
    <h1>
        Articles by author: <txp:author />
    </h1>
    <txp:article form="article_listing" limit="5" />
</txp:if_author>

Display the author’s name above a list of articles by that author when visiting example.com/author/Author+Name URLs.

Other tags used: if_author, article.

Genealogy

Version 4.6.0

escape and format attributes added.

Version 4.5.0

Permitted the tag to be used on author list landing pages.

Version 4.3.0

title attribute added.

Version 4.0.4

section and this_section attributes added.

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