An author is the person who is credited with writing a post or page on WordPress. By default, the author is set to the name of the logged-in user who originally created the post or page. In some WordPress Themes, the author appears a a link to the users Gravatar biography, in others it may the biography as part of the page or post.
How to Select or Change Authors
Page and post authors may be changed from the edit screen on new pages/posts, or by editing existing ones Admin Side Bar > Posts/Pages > All Posts/Pages then click item to edit.
By default, the author selection menu is hidden. To unhide it, click Screen Options > Author. The Author Menu is now added below the Visual/Text Editor (click-and-drag the menu title to move).
To change authors, click the drop-down selection menu: Author > Selection. (Only one author selection is permitted; be sure to update or save).
Authorship may also be changed from the All Posts and All Pages screens, either by using Quick or Bulk Edit.
The following interview was obtained through conversation through a Skype SMS message conversation with Kaylee Allen.
Kayelle Allen is a published award winning Science Fiction Romance author. In 2006, she founded Marketing for Romance Writers and MFRW – Marketing for Romance Writers (on Blogspot), a peer-mentoring group open to the entire literary community. The site is now the largest online author group of its kind, and provides no-cost training in book marketing skills as well as promotional services.
In 2009, Kayelle opened her Romance Lives Forever blog (adult content warning) for authors, publishers, and blog tour companies. The blog has an online reach of over one million. Continue reading Interview With Kaylee Allen Author Support And Web Developer
Jean Zimmerman ia a writer with an MFA as an honors graduate of the School of the Arts, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, New York. Her first solo work, Tailspin: Women at War in the Wake of Tailhook (1995), focused on the Tailhook Association scandal and the link between sexual harassment and the role of women as warriors. Jean’s recent book, The Orphan Master (2012) has been optioned for a movie. She presently resides with her family in Westchester County, New York, where they live with their dog, Ollie.
I conducted this interview about how how she uses WordPress as an author for her work via Facebook. Jean has been using WordPress since 2012.
How did you find out about WordPress and what was your experience?
My friend who has had some experience with web design suggested it. My prior experience with WordPress or with blogging was zero. I had no idea about other platforms and lacked knowledge in general about the internet aside from doing research. Continue reading Interview with Jean Zimmerman, Author