This shortcode allows you to display the url to the archive page 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.
The trivial shortcode would be:
That would display the current post’s author URL as text. Nothing fancy but very useful in many cases. Check below what the output would look like:
Check out below all the available attributes this shortcode can take: