Shows the author's user name or its alias if it exists.


  • The article option Show Author must be set to Show.
  • In order to be linkable, the article option Link Author must be set to Yes and the user must be linked to a contact of the Contacts component.
  • The content plugin contact is enabled.

When Community Builder is installed, the author can be linked to the community builder user profile (the link is active when the user is logged in).


Author example

Language overrides



To add text before the author in a multilingual environment, override the constant key PLG_CONTENT_ARTICLEDETAILS_PREPEND_AUTHOR.