This code creates a small meta box in the right hand sidebar of every single post edit screen. The checkbox enables you to display or hide the post author link. The post author link is included in the default post info entry meta displayed in the entry header, below the entry title on single posts and archives.
Here’s the checkbox:
And here’s the author link the checkbox adds or removes from your entry header:
When unchecked, the post author link is removes by default however you can easily modify this part of the code:
The code enables you to add or remove any of the shortcodes from the post info for the post author post link, post date, comments or any other shortcodes you add to the post info.
There’s 2 simple steps to install the code:
- Upload the
author-link-checkbox.phpfile to your child themes root directory.
- Include the file by adding the following line of code to your child themes functions file:
include_once( get_stylesheet_directory() . '/author-link-checkbox.php' );
Here’s the file for logged in members:
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