Authors Autocomplete Meta Box

Version: 1.2

Version : 1.2

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Replaces the default WordPress Author dropdown with a meta box that allows you to select the author via Autocomplete.

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Replaces the default WordPress Author meta box (that has an author dropdown) with a meta box that allows you to select the post’s, or page’s, author via Autocomplete. Can really come in handy if you have a lot of authors and are tired of scrolling through that long author dropdown. Credits Big shoutout to ereleases.com for commissioning this plugin and letting me share it with the community. Thanks, guys. You rock! Lots of thanks to Andrew Kurtis from WebHostingHub Support for providing the Spanish translation. Filters Filters can really come in handy to nail down specific customizations on a site by site basis. I am what you would consider a power user so I’m a big fan of actions and filters and try to incorporate them into my plugins as much as possible. Here are some pretty helpful filters to get your authors autocomplete meta box working just the way you like. authors_autocomplete_mb_allow_user_id This filter allows you to block users from the autocomplete results according to user id. Return true to allow and false to deny. It passes the user id, along with the post ID and post type. Don’t forget: when using a filter, you MUST return something. Here’s an example to help you get started: <?php // return *true* to allow the user and *false* to deny the...

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About Authors Autocomplete Meta Box

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Replaces the default WordPress Author meta box (that has an author dropdown) with a meta box that allows you to select the post’s, or page’s, author via Autocomplete. Can really come in handy if you have a lot of authors and are tired of scrolling through that long author dropdown. Credits Big shoutout to ereleases.com for commissioning this plugin and....

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- 0.08s
/(front page)
- 0.05s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.06s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.17s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
- 0.47s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.07s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
- 0.17s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.06s
/wp-admin/upload.php
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- 1.35KB
/ (front page)
- 7.85KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 0.73KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.87KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.88KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.88KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 0.75KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.79KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 10.94KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 10.08KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 1.23KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.73KB

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