Troubleshooting Author Profile Pages

By default, both the WordPress core and PublishPress Authors provide author profile pages. This is one URL where you can find all the posts written by an author.

Some plugins can interfere with these author pages. This guide will help you troubleshoot if your pages are not working correctly.

Pages don't appear? Do you have Yoast SEO installed?

If you are using the Yoast SEO plugin, this may be disabling your author pages.

  • Go to SEO > Search Appearance in the WordPress admin menu.
  • Click the “Archives” tab.
  • Make sure that “Author archives” is set to “Enabled”.

Profile pages don't appear? Change your theme

If your profile pages aren't working, trying changing your theme quickly to use the WordPress default theme.

Are your profile page URLs are incorrect?

If your profile URLs don't match the format you want, you can update the URLs using this technique.

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