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Rename Author Slug


This simple plugin changes the user based permalink slug ‘author’ to anything you wish.
For example, you have an e-learning management system where different members teach on different topics. Each member has his/her unique profile url (author permalink) something like this:
Now you wish the word ‘author’ to be changed to ‘teacher’. So, this is the plugin you need.


  • Configure page.
  • Custom author slug.


  1. Upload the rename-author-slug folder and its contents to your wp-contents/plugins directory.
  2. Activate in the Plugins menu.
  3. Configure from WordPress admin area.
  4. You’re done!


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