Rewrite – Author

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An author URL display all posts associated to a particular author.
This feature help to change the default /author/ endpoint to something customized. The /author/ slug is common to WordPress, is an easy way for a hacker boot to attempt and identify the site as using WordPress.
As default the author url format is:
By using the option “contributor” the default url becomes:

Block default author url

After changing the default author, the old url is still accessible. This provide a way to block it and allows only the new one.

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