How to Assign WordPress Posts to No Author
With the Multiple Authors add-on, it is possible to choose “No Author” for posts. By default, WordPress requires an author for every post, but sometimes this isn’t ideal.
Here are two use cases for “No Author”:
- You can choose “No Author” to show that a post is waiting to be assigned to someone.
- You can choose “No Author” to show that a post has been written anonymously.
We have a video and a text guide for this feature. Here’s the video first:
And here’s the text guide:
- Go to PublishPress > Setting > Multiple Authors.
- Check the box, “Remove author from new posts”:
Inside each post, you can decide to leave the “Authors” metabox empty:
When you save the post, you’ll see that the Authors column is empty:
The Permissions add-on supports this feature. You can control who can edit posts with no author: