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SP Authors


This very simple plugin allows multiple authors to be assigned to a Post or Page.

In admin panel, when you add or edit a post or page you can:

  • specify additional authors, by selecting and adding them in the “Co-authors” panel. (See Screenshots #1)

  • put the shortcode “[sp-authors]” to display the list of co author’s links separated by comma.

When the post/page is displayed to user:

  • you can see the list using the shortcode that can be added in the add post page

In any template:

  • you can user the template-tag “sp_authors_display” to show the list of coauthors “display_name”, separated by comma

  • you can user the template-tag “sp_authors_photos_display” to show the list of coauthors avatars

In search for author functionality:

  • the search take in care all authors, no just the user who write the post/page


  • Panel to add co authors in post/page


  1. Upload the whole plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  2. Go to the ‘Plugins’ page in the menu and activate the plugin.


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