This shortcode allows you to display a list of (all) authors in your site anywhere you want.
It can be used anywhere within WordPress where shortcodes are supported. For most users, this will primarily be within the content of a WordPress post or page or the sidebar.
Each author on the list links to their author archive page and you can make them to be displayed using different layouts: as a list, as author boxes or even as a dropdown select.
That author list can be customized making use of the optional attributes this shortcode can take.
When installing Molongui Authorship Pro, a new page named “Contributors” is added. That page makes use of this shortcode to display a list of all the authors in your site who have contributed with, at least, one content. You can edit the shortcode in there to customize the list to your liking.
A trivial shortcode to display a Molongui Author List looks like this:
That would display a flat authors list, showing the name of the authors as a link to their archive page. Check the image below:
You can change how the list to display will look like by choosing between the two different layouts – “flat” and “basic”. Let’s say you want to display the list using the “basic” layout. You should use a shortcode like this one below, which will output something like in the image:
What about displaying an author box for each author instead of listing them? Check below how the shortcode would look like to get that:
What if you didn’t want to display any list like these but rather have a dropdown select your users could use to choose the author to consult? You got it! Check below:
You can also choose between showing all authors in your site or just those registered. Check out below all the available attributes you can use to fully customize your authors list:
Below are listed all those attributes that were available on previous versions of the plugin, but have been removed or replaced by others: