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Websites with larger content teams often do not have enough WordPress functionality. Extended functions are needed to adjust rights and roles exactly and to flexibly control the presentation of authors.
Specialised plugins help you to set customised author rights and access rights and to optimise and restrict the admin area, editor and available functions for the role of the author.
We have compiled for you the best free plugins for managing author rights and presenting author profiles.
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Assign contributions to multiple authors
With Co-Authors Plus you assign several authors to a text. Especially longer texts, which have to be published within a short time, often require the cooperation of several authors. After installation, a window appears under each text field in which you can specify all authors.
Manage and customise author rights
User Role Editor
With the easy-to-understand User Role Editor plugin, you can customise the rights of individual user roles in great detail.
You can assign or deny a total of 62 different rights in areas such as pages, media, plug-ins, articles, etc. This could be deleting images, posts, comments or installing new plugins.
You can also use members to determine author rights in thematically subdivided areas. You can create as many user roles as you want and define valid rights for each user role. You can also assign two or more roles to users.
You can use Role Scoper to create and customise roles and customise restrictions in detail. You can provide your users with various parts of the website and deny them access to certain pages or categories. This allows you to control exactly which content is visible for certain roles in the frontend and backend of your website.
Latest Posts by Author with Content
With Latest Posts by Author with Content you can include the last contributions of an author on the page of his contribution. You can set how many posts are displayed by inserting a code below the posts:
latestbyauthor author="username" show="3" excerpt="true"
- Author="username": Logon name of the user (separate several authors by comma: author="username1, username2")
- show="x": x determines the number of displayed posts.
- excerpt="true": Only excerpts that you entered manually are displayed. (If available)