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[SOLVED] Customize Byline for each post?


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Old Mar 20, 2010, 01:21 PM
vrinda
 
3 posts · Mar 2010
Hi,

Thanks for the great theme!

I was hoping to customize the byline. Specifically, I would like to change the author with text added in a custom field (so that I don't have to create a new user for each author).

I found some code that works in another blog I have, but for some reason it is breaking Atahualpa when I post the code in functions.php. Does anyone have some code that changes the author in the byline? Or does anyone have any idea why the code below isn't working:

PHP Code:
add_filter'the_author''guest_author_name' );
add_filter'get_the_author_display_name''guest_author_name' );

function 
guest_author_name$name ) {
global 
$post;

$author get_post_meta$post->ID'guest-author'true );

if ( 
$author )
$name $author;

return 
$name;} 

Thanks!

Last edited by vrinda; Mar 20, 2010 at 01:30 PM.
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Old Mar 21, 2010, 06:36 AM
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juggledad
 
23,575 posts · Mar 2009
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Is this custom text coming from the post? if so, why not use the %meta% option in teh byline.
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Last edited by juggledad; Mar 21, 2010 at 10:57 AM.
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Old Mar 21, 2010, 08:26 AM
vrinda
 
3 posts · Mar 2010
It worked! Thank you so much!

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