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List Author Information

Several persons have requested code to list information about Post authors. The sample code below illustrates one technique.
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Search Admin User List on First and Last Names

This code requires WordPress 3.1 and above!

Add this function and hook to your functions.php to enable searching the first_name and last_name fields on the Admin Users page.  Also enables sorting by lastname, firstname using the special ‘byname:’ prefix to the sort text.

By default, the ‘Search Users’ box on the Admin Users page only checks fields present in wp_users.  This function uses the pre_user_query hook to add wp_usermeta rows having the meta_key of either ‘first_name’ or ‘last_name’ to the FROM clause.  Then, it modifies the WHERE clause to add the check for the search term.

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