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[Gelöst] Layouts plugin: Author 'description' not appearing on Author Archive page

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Last updated by chrisH-10 vor 1 Jahr, 9 Monate.

Assigned support staff: Waqar.


Tell us what you are trying to do?
This site uses the old Layouts plugin! Trying to show an author's bio on their blog archive page (not other archives).

Is there any documentation that you are following?
Standard docs and I found the following ticket.
My attempts are essentially this:
[wpv-post-author format="meta" meta="description"]
[wpv-user field="description" id="[wpv-post-author format='meta' meta='ID']"]
[wpv-user field="description" id="[get_author_id_in_archive]"]
Where [wpv-post-author format='meta' meta='ID'] results in a userID that is not the author while [get_author_id_in_archive] returns 0.

What is the link to your site?
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Languages: Englisch (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)


Thank you for contacting us and I'd be happy to assist.

To troubleshoot this, I'll need to see exactly how this author archive is set up in the admin area.

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Languages: Englisch (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)

Thank you for sharing the admin access.

I was able to make this work using the slightly updated code for the custom shortcodes.

In your existing custom snippet named "get_author_id_in_archive", you'll find these updated shortcodes:

// get author's ID shortcode
function get_author_id_in_archive_func($atts) {
  return get_the_author_meta('ID');
add_shortcode("get-author-id-in-archive", "get_author_id_in_archive_func");

// get author's Bio/Description shortcode
function get_author_desc_in_archive_func($atts) {
  return get_the_author_meta('description');
add_shortcode("get-author-desc-in-archive", "get_author_desc_in_archive_func");

The first shortcode [get-author-id-in-archive] will return the author's ID while the second shortcode [get-author-desc-in-archive] will return the author's bio/description, on the author archive's page.

You can see these shortcodes working at:
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Perfect. Thank you!