[molongui_author_mail]

Applies only to the Pro version of the plugin, release 3.1.9 or higher.
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This shortcode allows you to display the email address of the current post author if no attributes are provided or the name of a given author if you provide the author ID and author type.

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.

Example

A trivial shortcode to display the author email address looks like this:

Editor input

[molongui_author_mail]

That would display the current post’s author email address as plain text. Nothing fancy but very useful in many cases. Check below the what the output would be:

Frontend output

Attributes

Check out below all the available attributes this shortcode can take:

idoptional
Author ID whose name you want to be displayed.
Accepts integer as author ID.
Defaults to current post author ID.
Available since version 3.1.9.
typeoptional
The type of author to display.
Accepts Accepts "user" or "guest".
Available since version 3.1.9.
display_errorsoptional
Whether to display a message in case of error retrieving the author name
Accepts Accepts "yes" or "no".
Defaults to yes.
Available since version 3.2.6.

Updated on September 17, 2020

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