How to add Multiple Authors to a WordPress Post

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If you are running a multi author blog and want to add the co-authors in your WordPress posts, then keep your close attention in this tutorial as I am going to share how to add multiple authors to a WordPress post.

How to add Multiple Authors to a WordPress Post

You can achive this by using the Co-Authors Plus WordPress plugin developed by Mohammad Jangda, Daniel Bachhuber, Automattic.

Co-Authors Plus

By using this plugin, you can add the multiple co-authors to a WordPress post. The co-authors can edit those posts for which they are associated.


Follow the below steps to install Co-Authors Plus WordPress plugin:

Step 1) Login to your admin panel and navigate to the Plugins=>Add New.

Step 2) Search “Co-Authors Plus” in search text area and click on Install Now button.

Step 3) After the installation, click on Activate button to enable the plugin features.

Step 4) Now replace the below code in your theme file. Find the and replace with .

The co-authors can be added in any post and page or even in custom post type using an auto-complete feature. The authors will be listed as a suggestion while typing the author name, see the below screenshot.

How to add Multiple Authors to a WordPress Post

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Prem Tiwari is the founder of and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies.

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