Wordpress Plugin Categories and Authors

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The Wordpress Plugin for displaying all authors with the categories they published in and to display all categories and the authors that published in them.
Please note that this is a temporary page which will later be moved to an appropriate place.


Categories & Authors Plugin[edit]

This plugins enables the display of authors with corresponding categories and vice versa.

Description[edit]

This plugin allows for the display of all contributing authors and the categories they published in. It can display this data also the other way around: all categories and the authors that published in them.

You can see the plugin in action on the KIM Technology Watch Report site:

If the total number of items exceeds the given limit of number of items per page a paginator is shown. The parameter number of items per page can be adjusted on the admin page of the plugin (see Wordpress_Plugin_Categories_and_Authors#Configuration).

Usage[edit]

Put the following short code on a wordpress page:

  • to display authors -> categories:
    [categoryauthor-content sortkey="author"]
  • to display categories -> authors:
    [categoryauthor-content sortkey="category"]


Download[edit]

check out the latest version

svn checkout https://devtools.mpdl.mpg.de/repos/wpmu/plugins/categories_authors

Installation[edit]

  1. Copy the categories_authors directory into the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Place [categoryauthor-content sortkey="category"] or [categoryauthor-content sortkey="author"] in your pages and use the site admin pages of the plugin to configure it for more advanced usage.


Configuration[edit]

  1. Go to "Settings" and "Category Authors Plugin Config"
  2. Set the number of authors to be displayed on one page (if the total number of items exceeds this limit a paginator is shown)
  3. Fix whether or not you would like to show also the category "Uncategorized" and whether or not you would like to show "admin" contributions