The Authors List shortcode allows to display all the authors on your site.
If you have a busy site with many authors, you want to add a search box to the Authors List.
Adding a search box possible if you add
search_box="true" to your Authors List shortcode, as in this example:
[publishpress_authors_list layout="authors_recent" search_box="true"]
The shortcode above is going to produce a display that looks like this screenshot below:
You can extend this search option and allow users to search on custom fields. You can add the fields using this format:
search_field="first_name,last_name". This feature supports all core WordPress fields and all custom fields in PublishPress Authors Pro.
Here's is an example shortcode:
[publishpress_authors_list layout="authors_recent" search_box="true" search_field="first_name,last_name"]
This image below shows the output from the shortcode above. The extra fields are placed next to the search box: