ocPortal Tutorial: Authors
Written by Chris Graham, ocProductsAuthors are entities that literally are recorded as having authored some entry on your website. Authors are distinct from normal member profiles- in fact, there is nothing to say an author of an entry is even present on your website (it may have been submitted by a member, but authored by a company, for example). i.e. There is no guarantee that an author of an entry is going to have a member account on the system.
The following types of content support the author system:
Table of contents
Defining an Author
Defining an (my) author profile
To define a profile for another author, it is first necessary to add some author supporting content, and then to choose to define the author from the Admin Zone author management page.
View a Author
Viewing an author profile
The 'view an author' screen will display the author profile, as well as downloads that they have been recorded as having authored.