How to Fix Author Page Redirects to Homepage in WordPress

By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated: | In: WordPress Beginners


If you are facing the issue to access the author’s page (i.e. http://example.com/author/john) and it will be redirected to the homepage of your WordPress site, then keep your close attention in this post as I am going to share how to fix author page redirects to the homepage in WordPress.

Follow these steps to fix this issue:

Login to your WordPress Admin dashboard and deactivate the Yost SEO plugins and again try to access the Author page. I am sure It will not be redirected to the homepage.

If you want to keep the Yost SEO plugin on your WordPress site, then follow steps:

Step 1) Go to Dashboard => General => Open The Configuration wizard.

General Yoast SEO ‹ FreeWebMentor — WordPress

Step 2) Choose the “Multi User” in of the step in it.

Yoast SEO › Configuration Wizard

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About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com 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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