A member raised concerns when he noticed that his posts don’t display the author’s name. We looked at the Thesis Design Options -> Display Options Settings and the WordPress User Profile Settings. It turned out that he had nothing set for “Display name publicly as”.
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Doug: My last question is my website, for some reason, my post is not showing my name, like the author name and I’ve already collect… you know, I can’t remember if it’s under Design Options or Site Options but I think it’s under Design Options. Yeah, they’re not showing the author name, I don’t know why. You want to see my screen?
Rick: Yeah, why don’t you look at my screen for just a minute and let’s go to Design Options.
Doug: Yeah, I’ll follow you.
Rick: Okay and Doug, I just want you to know that we’re going to keep on going here so I’m going to get to your question here before I quit. So don’t worry about the time. So I definitely will be getting to your question here. So if we look at Display Options for posts… actually, it’s not. It’s Bylines. So show author’s name in posts, you have that checked?
Doug: Yeah, I do.
Rick: And it’s still not showing?
Doug: Yeah, basically right now, what it’s saying on my post is by like B Y and then it doesn’t have a name. Could it be because the text is white? I don’t know, I don’t think it is because I don’t think…
Rick: You’ll be able to see that in your page, if you looked at your source view of your page you’d see that. But another potential issue would be under your User, you can look at what you have as…oh, let’s see. Look at my logo file, I’ll really look here. And… that’s funny. Your profile, that’s what I want. And you know it could be that you don’t have a… you know, a display name publicly as something?
Doug: Yeah, you’re right. I don’t, yeah.
Rick: That’s probably the cause there.
Doug: Okay, perfect.
Doug: Awesome, that’s basically it.
Rick: Okay, great. Well, you have a great evening and we’ll talk to you soon.