Posting wrong author name and don't know how to change it.

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  • #51097

    My blog publishes my posts saying they were written by “Carolyn S.” I have no idea where it’s getting that name from and I can’t figure out how to change it to a different name.

    The blog I need help with is writelikerowling.com.

    #51248

    thesevenfive
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    Published posts get the author name from the user who is logged in and who has published the post. For instance, my username for my WordPress might be “admin”, but if I publish a post it’s going to display my real name defined within my user details which is “Jason”.

    #51253

    Thanks for the feedback. In case it’s useful to others, I figured out the problem: WordPress was actually getting my author name from an old Google+ profile that I had changed and updated on Google+ but WordPress hadn’t updated along with it. I had to go to “Settings” in my dashboard and then “Sharing” to find my WordPress Google+ profile, disconnect it and then reconnect it for WordPress to reflect the updated name.

    #51312

    thesevenfive
    Member

    Good to hear you figured it out.

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