Author name not appearing on posts

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  • #790577

    ldyndiuk
    Member

    I’m using the theme Twenty Ten, which should display “Posted on (date) by (author)” but my posts only show “Posted on (date).” I can’t find a setting to fix this. It’s a group blog so I really want the author information to appear. I even tried changing the theme to Twenty Eleven (because it also should show the author info) but it still didn’t show up. I feel like I’m missing something very basic here, but I just can’t figure it out. Any ideas?

    The blog I need help with is robbinslibrary.wordpress.com.

    #790769

    airodyssey
    Member

    Hi. In order to assist you, we need the URL of your blog, starting with http:// please. Thanks.

    #790831

    ldyndiuk
    Member

    Whoops! Sorry! It’s here: http://robbinslibrary.wordpress.com There’s only one post so far as I’m trying to work all this stuff out before we really start using it. But I have a draft of a post I’m working on and checked the preview and the author name wasn’t showing up. Thanks!

    #790840

    ldyndiuk
    Member

    …Aaaaand, it looks like it’s working now. I have no idea what changed. Mysterious!

    #790844

    timethief
    Member

    Please note that Staff made a change in November. Regardless of the theme, author bylines will only display now if there are at least two authors, who both have at least one published post in the blog. Read more? > WordPress.com Changes Bylines for Authors

    #790845

    ldyndiuk
    Member

    Thank you – that explains a lot! This didn’t come up when I searched the support/forums section so I appreciate the link.

    #790846

    timethief
    Member

    You’re welcome. :)
    P.S. Note that I provided a workaround in the article I linked to above for single Authors of blogs who do want to have their byline displayed.

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